Teledyne Technologies

  • Bid Manager

    Locations UK-Essex-Chelmsford
    Requisition ID
    Teledyne e2v
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Technologies is devoted to advancing science, acquiring and inventing new technology, and using it to help our customers solve challenges in business and society. Teledyne serves an immense range of applications, providing technologies vital to industrial growth markets. You may not realize it, but Teledyne technology enables many of the products and services you use every day. Proof is all around you—Everywhereyoulook.


    Teledyne e2v was acquired by the Teledyne Group in March 2017. Our innovations lead developments in healthcare, life sciences, space, transportation, defence and security and industrial markets.


    The growth of the Defence business unit within RF Power is heavily dependent on a Project based business offering custom solutions to our customers. A critical role within our business is the Bid Manager, enabling a vital link into our capability and solution creation.


    The successful candidate will require a close working relationship with Technical Specialists, Project Management, Engineering, Operations and Finance. The Bid Manager will take ownership of the end-to-end bid process, creating a team with the relevant knowledge required to prepare winning bids.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities


    • Co-ordinate the generation of a proposal in response to a customer Request for Quotation (RFQ), received via Business Development or directly from the customer.
    • Review and compile technical information from Technical Specialists to provide written commercial response to the business leaders.
    • Delivery of pricing quotations to Sales/Business Development through the compilation of a Bid Review document, ensure appropriate profit levels are achieved.
    • To construct proposals that succeed both internally and externally by liaising with Engineering, Operations, Finance and Commercial departments.
    • At an early stage, anticipate the commercial, cost and delivery risks on a project including the appropriate contingency for mitigation.
    • Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues
    • To develop and maintain customer contacts to generate new business, through attending Trade Shows, customer meetings and industry events.
    • Build a view of the market, our win/loss ratio and suggestions for improvement.


    *An understanding of the defence market and customers.

    • Commercial understanding of business functions including Finance, Sales, Operations and Purchasing
    • Demonstrable proactive behaviour towards all business areas.
    • Detailed working knowledge of Excel and data manipulation.
    • Fluent in both written and verbal English Language.
    • Manage and be priortise own workload.
    • Communicate the overall vision to all areas of the organisation.
    • Indirectly manage diverse teams, including both internal and external resources.
    • Experience of using Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management tools such as SAP, SAP CRM or equivalent.
    • Full UK driving licence.
    • SC level security clearance.


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