• Telecom Bids and Proposal Engineer Westhill
  • Viasat, Inc. in Westhill, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 5 days ago

jobs description

About us

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

What you'll do

You will analyse and interpret client requirements and specifications in order to compile accurate engineering proposals that are technically and commercially sound. You will also be challenged with exciting projects and target dates whilst maintaining the highest quality standards. Moreover, you will represent the Viasat at client meetings and participate in business development activities.

The day-to-day
• You will be responsible for the preparation and submission of detailed tender documents on time showing awareness of technical and commercial... compliance in line with client and legal requirements with the objective of ensuring the best possible commercial advantage for the company.
• Work towards sourcing the best suppliers and building a strong relationship with them.
• Ensure the best price for costing of equipment and staffing for all projects through collaborating closely with key suppliers and relevant external agencies.
• Represent Viasat at technical presentations and clarification meetings with clients and suppliers both in the UK and overseas (travel required 4-5 times/yr based on current planning).
• Support standard approach to pricing, re-usable detailed bid elements for product and service offerings.

What you'll need
• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Electronics, or Communications Engineering.
• Some experience in the telecommunications industry or engineering field. This would be typically around 2-3 years.
• Some knowledge of Radio communication systems, LAN & WAN technologies, PABX/VoIP systems, VSAT, PAGA, CCTV, ACS, IDS, and related systems in Energy industry applications.

What will help you on the job

We are looking for an experienced Bids and Proposals Engineer who equally enjoys working as part of a team as well as on own initiative, and are proficient in the use of Excel as this is daily used to drive this aspect of the business. Additionally, you have strong communication skills and are confident interacting with partners at different levels.


At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness at https://careers.viasat.com/benefits.
EEO statement

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here
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