Our client has a very exciting Opportunity for a Proposals Lead to join their sales team.
Quick overview of the role:
This role will be responsible for generating sales proposals for targeted key accounts, clients, and projects.
What benefits will you get?
Competitive salary (depending on experience)
Bonus scheme of up to 15% of annual salary
25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
Up to 6% pension contributions (matched)
Life insurance 4x annual salary
Access to well-being programmes
Access to lifestyle benefits website
Cycle to work scheme
Free tea/coffee provided
What will you actually be doing?
Supporting business development managers in achieving successful sales outcomes
Establishing clients' needs from enquiries and from sales / business development leads
Establishing scope of works and materials take offs from clients' requests for quotations
Developing written proposals based on the scope of works and materials take off tailored to the needs of our client
Recording all activities within our CRM system (Membrain)
Assisting any other sales activities associated with bids / proposals
Keeping up to date with market trends, key clients and projects
On a regular basis reporting on workload accurately and concisely
What hours will I work?
This is a full-time, permanent role, contracted to 37.5 hours per week, working 08:00-16:45 Monday-Thursday and 08:00-12:30 on Fridays.
An ideal candidate will have:
Customer focused, effective communicators, both verbally and in writing, experienced in report writing
Extremely organised and able to effectively plan and prioritise their workload
Highly accurate with great attention to detail
Unfazed when working under pressure in a busy environment and able to meet strict deadlines
Good problem solvers, systematic and methodical in their approach
Confident users of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
Experience of using CAD packages (e.g. SolidWorks) and CRM systems (e.g. Membrain, Salesforce or Microsoft Dynamics) would be advantageous Degree/HND/HNC Electrical Engineering with suitable practical hands-on design work experience.