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Job Description

EDP Proposal Manager

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective, and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT please go to www.bmt.org

We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to achieving our purpose as a business. Our goal is to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.

Why work for us?

At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. An example of some of the benefits we offer.

  • Private Medical (family coverage)
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Wellbeing Fund – a yearly fund for you to spend on a hobby or interest.
  • 26 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Holiday Trading
  • Retail Vouchers
  • Professional Subscriptions

“We’ve been Flexified, so you can trust that we’re a truly flexible workplace” To find out more about our verified flexible status, visit - Flexa Careers | Flexible Workplaces Offering Freedom & Choice

About the role

The main focus of this role is to effectively manage and deliver high-quality proposal responses for the Engineering Delivery Partner (EDP) contract. Key responsibilities include:

· Leading task scoping and detailed pricing activities.

· Collaborating with various team members to provide clear, concise, costed proposals within deadlines.

· Engaging with EDP Partner companies and other providers to determine optimal delivery arrangements.

· Planning, coordinating, and managing the bid process, including facilitating proposal workshops.

· Serving as a central point of contact for EDP proposals.

· Ensuring compliance with corporate processes and procedures.

· Monitoring bid proposal delivery progress and ensuring timely submission.

· Driving continuous improvement in bidding practices.

In terms of location, our offices are in Bath, Bristol, London, Fareham, Weymouth & Plymouth, with flexible and hybrid working arrangements available. Regular travel to the Bristol office is required. This is a full-time position.

About you

The successful applicant will thrive on being highly motivated to support work winning activities: they will have an excellent eye for detail, not accept second best, and will take personal pride and responsibility for all aspects within their control.

Key requirements for this role include:

· Proven experience in proposal management/tender preparation.

· Understanding of the defence/engineering/consultancy industry is preferred.

· Knowledge of bidding/proposal practice, procurement processes, and quality systems.

· Flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances.

· Strong communication and presentation skills.

· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

· Collaboration skills to work effectively with clients, colleagues, and partners.

· Excellent time management and organisational skills.

· Dedication to exceeding customer expectations.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

What Next?

If this resonates with you, seize the opportunity by submitting your application as soon as possible. We are eager to get to know you better and explore the possibilities together.

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries





United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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