Proposals Engineer

Vantage Consulting
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP40000/annum benefits + pension + holidays
20 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Proposals Engineer
GBP30-40K + benefits + holiday + pension

I am on the lookout for an experienced proposals engineer to work with a leading systems integrator working with innovative software solutions within the manufacturing sector. The company are based in Staffordshire and they are looking for a local candidate who will be mainly office based with some very occasional travel to clients around the Midlands.

In order for you to succeed in this role, you will ideally have a proposals engineering background. Experience of preparing and presenting proposals for complex, technical solutions with multiple components including software (perpetual and subscription), hardware, professional services and 3rd party supply.

Because this position forms the critical bridge between sales and delivery, as well as having a technical mind you will be approachable and have excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills.

You will be confident in dealing with quantitative concepts and have excellent numeracy. You will have an eye for detail to complement excellent computer skills, being expert with the use of Microsoft Word and Excel with good experience using PowerPoint and Visio.


Receiving and reviewing enquiries from customers directly and via the sales team
Working with solution architects to determine the appropriate technical solution
Obtaining quotes from suppliers for equipment and sub-contract work necessary to
deliver a solution
Preparing proposals in accordance with the customer requirements and proposed
Developing and improving proposal processes including document templates,
estimation tools, proposal content, etc. to streamline proposal delivery
Visiting customers when required for requirements clarification, information gathering,
proposal presentations, etc.
Carrying out such additional duties as may become necessary to ensure the smooth
running of the proposals process and sales operation
Delivering exceptional customer service in your interactions with clients
You will have a relevant academic background, preferably bachelor's degree or master's degree from a technical field. You will without doubt benefit from any knowledge or background in the industrial or industrial software industry and have an understanding of Network Architectures, PLCs, SCADA, MES and IOT.

If this sounds like you then please get in touch with Jess on (phone number removed) or send your CV