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Engineering Bid Manager

  1. Whitehaven, Manchester
  2. Nuclear
R-114909

We are currently seeking an Engineering Bid Manager to join the Decommissioning & Waste Services (DWS) market within our Nuclear & Power business. Ideally based in Northwest England although other locations UK wide can be considered.

Reporting to the Head of Engineering you will oversee, direct and co-ordinate our Engineering resources to create and deliver professional, compliant and competitive proposals to win work. The successful candidate will have a strong engineering background and will support the Head of Engineering and Engineering Capability Leads in resource planning, recruitment and capability development plans for our teams to ensure we can deliver the work that is won.

You will work in our market which is predominantly focused on delivering engineering and waste management projects for clients within the Nuclear Decommissioning sector, with some projects focused on other stages of the Nuclear lifecycle. We have strong capabilities in mechanical handling, machinery design & control, structural design & analysis, and low voltage power distribution. We tackle projects that have varied engineering, nuclear and safety challenges, which requires proactive and mixed-skill delivery teams working collaboratively to deliver a high quality solution.

We continually invest in our people, technology, working facilities and supporting resources to ensure that we strengthen and grow our current capabilities as well as develop new capabilities. This allows us to deliver projects using industry supervising and innovative techniques, such as utilising our growing technology solutions and robotics capabilities and showing that our solutions work through active demonstrators.

The Role:

Candidates should be able to act as Bid Manager to oversee the creation and delivery of high quality, compelling, competitive, and compliant proposal submissions in accordance with our Sector Management System and deliver this aligned to internal gated processes and procedures.

Using your technical experience you’ll be able to identify and manage technical risk at bid stage. This includes multi-discipline design and substantiation tasks and projects for new facilities, equipment, machinery and infrastructure, adaption and refurbishment of existing facilities and infrastructure, as well as condition assessment and substantiation of structures, systems, machines and components.

You will be able to identify a bid winning engineering delivery strategy which leverages our capability, technology & products to yield innovative solutions, and capture learning and continual improvements in supporting documentation, such as case studies and capability statements.

You will be able to negotiate with internal stakeholders and the supply chain to ensure that projects start with right Engineering resources available, this will include identifying team and individual competency requirements and undertaking assessments of proposed teams to identify appropriate mitigation for short comings.

Develop a common approach to our bid creation whilst maintaining and improving supporting documentation such as case studies and capability statements.

The Individual:

  • You will have a background in Project Engineering Management, having led engineering projects integrating multi-disciplinary delivery including mechanical, civil, electrical and control & instrumentation. You should have experience and a level of expertise in nuclear engineering design and substantiation with a good knowledge of UK and International design codes and industry regulations.
  • You should have the ability, want and drive to sell AtkinsRéalis as a prominent partner and supplier through our reputation for technical excellence and quality of delivery in engineering disciplines relevant to the market, manage and guide varied bid teams in our market and collaborate with colleagues across the wider business, and be keen to utilise our Global Technology Centre and supply chain to offer competitive advantage and quality.
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team and demonstrate good leadership qualities. Self-motivated and able to work both freely as well as within a larger multi-discipline team.
  • Excellent team player, able to collaborate effectively with market colleagues, other wider-business colleagues and the management team.
  • Be a passionate supporter of our Global Technology Centre and supply chain to offer competitive advantage and quality.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • An Innovator – You will encourage people to experiment, produce new ideas and challenge others to think differently. You’ll create space for people to think about potential new innovative approaches, providing an opportunity for growth.
  • An Improver - You spend time on making the process of bid creation more efficient, optimising your resources and adjusting things to be lean.
  • Comprehensive understanding of supporting design disciplines such as Nuclear Safety Engineering, Environmental, Human Factors, Sustainability and Net Zero Carbon.
  • Fully integrated with counterparts in other parts of the business and involved in identifying cross-application of skills. Proactive at identifying and implementing improvements and cross-business learning.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean energy teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

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Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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