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Job #: R-00068633
Location: MH
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Roles & Responsibilities

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to have and demonstrate attributes: -

  • Have a proven track record working as a bid lead
  • Be capable of developing and maintaining senior stakeholder relationships internally and with customers and industry partners
  • Leadership, management, and communication skills
  • Ability to build positive team rapport and willing to help and support colleagues from all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to manage to a challenging deadline
  • Ability to travel/ be deployed to the UK for several months at a time


  • Collation of all technical and cost aspects of a bid working closely with the assigned bid lead.
  • Monitor the Estimating department’s processes and discuss improvements where required, and implement improvements agreed with the leadership team.
  • Lead knowledge transfer of the estimating process to other members of the team
  • Assist and advise other members of the estimating team on solutions, stakeholder reviews, customer and supplier interaction.
  • To generate best in class robust estimates for electrical / software applications in material handling, robotics, logistics, general manufacturing and automation.
  • Working with our sales teams and bid team to present a proposal technically and financially during internal reviews.
  • Lead and/or support cost research / analysis.
  • Risk identification and mitigation.

Time Management

  • Collate technical enquiries & internal presentation material promptly, professionally, and effectively.
  • To manage and prioritise workload as required applying a measured approach according to urgency/importance.


  • Effectively present financial documentation to all other departments in line with requirements, & handle questions & feedback constructively & professionally.
  • Support the sales processes in financial presentations, meetings and other gatherings both internally and externally as required.

Team Working

  • Work as part of the technical sales team & adapt as required to ensure workload is prioritised.

Cross Functional Working

  • Achieve buy in to proposed costs by all stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Contribute to the overall business as required whether, or not the task is directly related to job role.

Health & Safety

  • Follow Group and Company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Use all Company equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Report all health and safety issues and concerns to your line manager and/or a Health and Safety Representative in a timely and professional manner.


  • Familiarise oneself with, and adhere to, the Company’s Equality Policy at all times.

Company Values

  • All employees must conduct themselves in accordance with our Corporate Company Values and Business Ethics at all times.


  • Based in Pune, India or working remotely as required.
  • Visiting clients in the UK and abroad as required during none- production hours and weekends as necessary.
  • Work overtime as necessary to achieve deadlines.

Skills & Attributes

  • Highly Organised & self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound understanding of MS Office packages
  • Foundation AutoCAD (For reviewing layouts/Drawings) or similar packages
  • Team player
  • Good technical literacy skills
  • Adaptable & flexible


  • Proven experience in or Electrical / Software Engineering
  • Proven experience in a Electrical / Software application environment.
  • Manufacturing Automation methods and processes
  • Value for money and current market value
  • Supplier base knowledge
  • Understanding of project costs - design, management, manufacture, installation etc.
  • Experience in the Materials Handling
  • Industry Automation controls techniques experience would be a benefit


  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent experience
  • HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Degree in Electrical / Software Engineering or equivalent experience

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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