Bid Finance Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Bid Finance Manager
Location: Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £60,000 - £70,000 (Dependent on Experience) + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57833

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Bid Finance Manager at our Bristol site.

The Role
As a Bid Finance Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Joining the new business team within our Nuclear sector; assisting both our Naval Nuclear and Civil Nuclear bids.

Day-to-day, you'll be supporting all financial aspects of bids and growth projects within the Nuclear Sector; as well as ensuring compliance with internal governance policies and procedures and external single source regulations:

  • Work within a multi disciplined team to secure single source contracts and deliver against the growth agenda for the Sector.
  • Support the Head of Finance as required in strategy, business development and growth-related activities linking to the Sector 5 year planning process.
  • Financial support to bids and other growth projects through provision of advanced financial modelling capability and risk management.
  • Preparation and presentation of pricing, financial results and forecasts; including bid cost forecasts, bid approval packs, budgets and forecasts.
  • Establish, create and maintain appropriate bid assumptions that are capable of wider review and challenge.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and requires regular travel to Bristol, on a weekly basis alongside home working arrangements.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential Experience of the Bid Finance Manager

  • Good customer relationship management skills.
  • Strong people skills and working in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience of working with Bids or, in a Bid environment is favourable.
  • Ideally, you'll have experience with working in a MoD reporting environment.

Qualifications for the Bid Finance Manager

  • You must hold a recognised professional accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, ACMA, CIMA, ICAEW, ICAS) or equivalent / similar.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we Offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.