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Job #: R-00079400
Location: Remote, UK
Category: Capture Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: UK - BPSS
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people and our community. Our mission and our values guide the way we do business. The foundation of our Leidos culture is our Values, Beliefs and Expectations by which we select, recognise and reward employees. They create the environment that drives us toward our mission.

Inspired to make a difference, we are committed to solving the world’s toughest problems.

Passionate about customer success by being determined to understand and respond to our customers’ needs as if they were our own.

United as a team, we are bound together by our conviction that ethics and integrity is core to how we operate.

Role overview

Leidos is currently seeking a Business Development Manager aligned to our Civil Division covering Central Government.

You will work with a team of BD professionals and report to the Business Development Director for Civil, and also work closely with the Civil Portfolio Director for Central Government and Transport.

As part of the Leidos Business Development Team, the successful candidate will be capable of leading and executing significant new business campaigns in the UK Central Government market.

Operating effectively within a multi-functional team, you will be an effective leader and communicator and have a background in/understanding of UK Government, current strategy and the challenges and pressures they are dealing with. 

The Capture Manager will be accountable for winning a specific business opportunity and will provide the leadership to the bid team through to award of the contract.

They will:

  • Define the customer engagement  management strategy and engage senior company executives in contact activity as required

  • Personally engage with customers and stakeholders to understand their issues, concerns, and hot buttons

  • Build and lead a core bid team that brings relevant expertise and capabilities and actively drive them to achieve bid milestones within budget and schedule

  • Assemble an industry team that compliments Leidos capabilities to both win the opportunity and ensure execution of the program

  • Work with the bid manager to plan, appropriately tailor, and use relevant processes throughout the bid, ensuring that there is a process in place that develops a high quality proposal in a timely manner with checks on the development of content.

  • Lead the development of winning strategies that differentiate us , are competitively focused and are compelling to the client and their requirements, as well as satisfy internal business objectives and risk posture

  • Develop the business case for continuing to pursue and bidding for the opportunity including bid budget

  • Lead internal stakeholder management and keep the senior leadership teams informed and engaged including timely escalation of issues needing resolution

  • Work with the bid and proposal team to ensure win themes, hot buttons, and evaluation criteria are properly addressed across all proposal elements

  • Lead any post-submission activities and support the program team as required, ensuring smooth hand over to the project manager

Our ideal candidate must:

  • Have a proven track record over at least 5 years working as a Business Development Manager in UK public sector winning complex services opportunities of greater than £20m

  • Be capable of developing and maintaining senior stakeholder relationships internally and with customers and industry partners

Skills required

  • Experience and success working on £20m + deals in the UK Public Sector

  • UK BPSS security clearance

  • Exceptional leadership, management, and communication skills

  • Proven effective in working across organisational boundaries (e.g. Between corporate divisions and/or multi-nationally based divisions)

  • Strong negotiating skills

  • Ability to work at the strategic and big picture level

  • Sound commercial acumen and ability to build a compelling business case

  • Ability to manage to a challenging deadline

  • The ability and flexibility to travel extensively across the UK

Desirable skills required

  • Previous experience of the bid teams working across multiple sites

  • Project management skills including ability to schedule and effectively time manage

WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, united as a team and inspired to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)

  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs

This position is a remote opportunity.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

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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