Proposals Delivery Manager


Location: Middlesbrough

Job Type: Full time


Proposals Delivery Manager


Location: Middlesbrough

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: Competitive rate

Description of role:

The role of the Proposals Delivery Manager is a key operations management role within the Technology Innovation Management (TIM) section.

It encompasses the direct line management of a multi-disciplinary team, delivering services for the TWI Innovation Network (TWIIN). Our TIM team develops collaborative research proposals for clients, and delivers these to UK and EU funding programmes. Thus, the Proposals Delivery Manager will be responsible for the management of the pipeline of proposals, ensuring effective communication amongst TIM stakeholders and third party contributors, to deliver high quality and competitive bids in response to client roadmaps and research public funding calls.


This position is a hybrid role requiring travel to Cambridge for team meetings and occasional other local travel. The Proposals Delivery Manager would ideally be located close to one of TWI’s offices to use as a base in combination with remote working. Infrequent travel abroad may be required.

About us:

TWI Ltd is a world expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies with significant property assets. We provide industry with advice and know-how in design, fabrication, failure analysis and prevention.

We offer opportunities to collaborate with inspiring and expert teams and a supportive environment in which you are actively encouraged to share your ideas and continually develop your own skills and knowledge.

If you are looking to join an organisation that is fuelled by innovation, teamwork, and openness, this role could be for you.

Diversity statement:

TWI Ltd is committed to treating all employees fairly and to being an inclusive employer. Our aim is to create a work environment where our employees can reach their full potential. We put Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of our people practices to attract, develop and retain the best talent.


We recognise that it’s the differences of our people that gives us our competitive edge and enables us to maintain our world leading reputation. This is why we are committed to ensuring there is diversity across every level of our organisation; representative of the Members and societies we serve. We have made Inclusion our number one corporate value to demonstrate our commitment to ensure it is at the core of everything we do at TWI.

Why work for TWI?

We offer a competitive salary, share-in-success bonus scheme, generous pension scheme (both employee contribution (flexible amount) and TWI contribution (up to 10% of salary), holiday (25 days + 8 bank holiday’s), private health and dental cover, career development and training, onsite employee restaurant, onsite gym, day nursery available for companies on Granta Park (Cambridge) site (subject to availability), onsite parking and more.

We know that balancing work and personal life can at times be challenging. This is why we continue to review and implement family friendly policies including hybrid working, flexible working, enhanced maternity pay and paid parental leave.

External funding:

This position has been produced as part of an initiative known as Centre for Materials Integrity which is part funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Closing Date: 10 April 2023

Reference number: 28/23

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