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JR03672 - JOB_POSTING-3-3580

Posted on 24 October, 2023

London, London (United Kingdom)

Full time


About us:

Ferrovial Construction is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure. Its track-record to date includes more than 304 miles of tunnels, 11,930 miles of roads (including 2,485 miles of highways), 2920 miles of railroad lines (including 434 miles of high-speed railroads) and 16,994 miles of road maintenance and repair.

Job Description:

Bid Director

Reporting To: Tendering Director

Location: London

Job Purpose:

Manage, Lead and provide direction to complex tender opportunities, with multidisciplinary and diverse teams so that Ferrovial continues to be a key contributor to the UK infrastructure at a time when infrastructure is vital for the growth of the UK economy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the achievement of Health and Safety in accordance with company policy.
  • Lead the relationship with client representatives in accordance with the tender instructions and tender strategy.
  • Establish the tender strategy for the success of the tender, considering the strength and weaknesses of the of the business to maximise the probability of winning the tender.
  • Fully understand the business capabilities and resources to prepare tender submissions of excellent quality considering the client requirements and expectations.
  • Coordinate and give close guidance to the tender teams (design, construction, planning, submission, estimation, commercial, legal, reviewers, etc) to insure full coordination, motivation, efficiency and excellent outcome.
  • Fully understand and follow all the business procedures including governance.
  • Coordinate and prepared all internal and external meetings (within the business, with partners and with clients).
  • Ensure proper checking of all deliverables and internal documents in accordance with good practice, procedures and governance.
  • Follow all the Board decisions as well as indications and guidance from the line Manager (Tendering Director)
  • Liaise with other teams in the business as necessary in other to fulfill their responsibilities, use lessons learned, use experience from other projects and departments and handover successful tenders to the delivery team.
  • Understand the key technical aspects of the tender in order to coordinate and challenge the technical aspects of the tender.
  • Full understanding of the project technical and commercial risks, completing this understanding with the inputs from the team subject matter experts.
  • To promote company values in all dealings with other employees, clients, subcontractors and other external contacts
  • Support on agreeing commercial arrangements with Joint Venture partners

Key Skills:

  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to manage and motivate multi-disciplinary and diverse teams
  • Ability to establish and follow tender programmes
  • Team player
  • Responsive to meet tender deadlines
  • Experience Managing tender teams
  • Experience understanding scoring criteria an establishing a strategy to maximise scoring.
  • Presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitasking
  • Civil Engineering Degree or similar Engineering background

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience leading tenders as Bid Manager/Director

Please note that this job description does not represent a comprehensive list of activities and employees may be requested to undertake other reasonable duties.

About us

Ferrovial Construction is the engineering and construction arm of the Ferrovial Group. It is the largest private transport infrastructure operator in the world in terms of capital invested with a workforce of approximately 96,000 employees, and a presence across 15 countries with over 60 years’ experience. We are a Spanish multinational company operating in 4 divisions; Airports, Highways, Construction and Building subsidiaries. Ferrovial are committed to developing sustainable and innovative solutions, with the aim to create value for society, and for clients, investors and employees. Ferrovial Construction Ltd UK has 7 major Infrastructure projects across the UK; HS2, Silvertown (STT), Heathrow, Norwich Western Link, Thames Tideway (TTT)

At Ferrovial we have five core values: Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, integrity and Respect. We are proud of our work and values which we live by to achieve our goals.

As one of the industry’s most diverse organisations, our people bring a strong blend of local talent, international expertise and perspectives from all backgrounds. This drives innovation and fresh thinking required to set new standards of excellence.

Ferrovial embraces diversity and inclusion and we see the value in providing equal opportunities to all employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of different backgrounds, perspectives and skills so we encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Please note that this job description does not represent a comprehensive list of activities and employees may be requested to undertake other reasonable duties.

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