Senior Proposal Engineer 

Location: Options available 


Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.


We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.


This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

The Senior Proposals Engineer is responsible for carrying out all activities for single and multi-discipline bids to support Bilfinger UK’s business strategy. They help maintain an up to date body of knowledge for proposals and provide support to the junior members of the team.


After a period of significant growth in Automation and the wider business, we are looking to strengthen the Business Capture team to ensure there is adequate support for the future development of Bilfinger UK. This is a dynamic role with excellent career and personal growth potential for the right candidate.



  • Take full responsibility for assigned proposals, to lead and manage to deliver high quality documents in a timely manner that reflect agreed strategies and are compliant with relevant procedures
  • Expected to lead large single ‘own’ discipline proposals and medium complexity multi-discipline proposals
  • Responsible for all aspects including estimate/costing, price, technical and commercial submission documents, contractual reviews, approvals
  • Actively seek relevant input from others required to develop proposal, recognising strengths and weaknesses of self and others
  • Work with ‘operations’ to develop and agree execution concepts
  • Obtain third party (subcontractor/vendor) input as appropriate
  • Ensure all work is compliant with Bilfinger procedures
  • Initiate checks and reviews to ensure quality of own work and others
  • Actively liaise with clients for information, clarifications, site visits, negotiations and feedback
  • Proactively support proposals managed by others as well as strategy development
  • Provide estimation and execution inputs
  • Work in a structured and organised way and support others in this
  • Act as Bid Manager reporting to Lead Proposals Manager, Engineering, Projects and Automation for specific assigned proposals



  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Industry experience including oil & gas, nuclear, utilities, power, and pharmaceutical
  • Expected to be degree qualified or equivalent in appropriate engineering or numerical discipline, or suitably experienced through working in relevant discipline
  • Confident & organised
  • Creative
  • Leader, Self-starter, Proactive and Decisive
  • Ability to work under pressure


If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


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