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Tendering Engineer

Rosyth, Fife
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20 Jun 2024

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Job Title: Tendering Engineer
Location: Rosyth, Fife Hybrid Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 57703

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Tendering Engineer at LGE in Rosyth.

Through expert engineering, procurement, project management and aftermarket support - combined with world-leading technologies - Babcock' s LGE business future-proofs our customers' assets, allowing improved performance while reducing operational costs and meeting ever-tightening environmental and emission regulations.

The role
Tendering Engineers are responsible for the development of high quality, customer focussed technical and commercial proposals which align with the company strategy. Tendering Engineers will act as key liaison between internal and external stakeholders to produce robust, accurate and detailed tender submissions considering technical definition, schedule, cost, and risk - as well as operational resources, capability, and project loading. Governance will be provided from Managing Director, Programme Managers, Contracts Manager and Procurement Manager.

The Tendering Engineer role consists of both Technical and Commercial responsibilities.

Day to day, you'll

  • Support the delivery of the Company Commercial Strategy; bidding for projects in line with current and best practice in BLGE operational teams across all products in the portfolio.
  • Demonstrate customer focus; concentrating on value-add activities. Deliver against early and continual engagement with our customers, suppliers and markets to understand broad base / systemic needs and value and address these in all actions / submissions.
  • Support the Business Development and Sales teams by qualifying all opportunities, enabling accurate prioritisation and positioning within the team and business workload / resource planning. Engage with Intermediate (Yard) and End User (Owner / Charterer) as required, to support the accurate definition of requirements and development of 'Bid-win' theme.
  • Develop high quality, technically compliant, price and schedule competitive submissions for core projects.
  • Develop and build from standard documents / MTOs which are validated and updated against live / completed projects (Labour and Equipment).

This role is full time, Monday to Friday and is based in with hybrid working arrangements- 2 days in the office, 3 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Tendering Engineer:

  • Experience working in an Engineering company, Commercial experience not essential
  • Promote and maintain a culture of openness, honesty, commitment and demonstrate application of continuous professional development
  • Actively support the company's policies, demonstrating compliance against Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Information security in all endeavours whilst driving Babcock principles.
  • Demonstrate effective tender leadership, prioritisation and time management; communicate and coordinate effort in support of tender workload with first class attention to detail

Qualifications for the Tendering Engineer:

  • Degree in an Engineering (or equivalent experience).

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain
Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Potential to develop skills.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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