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  • UK, London
  • from £40,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 10

Job Title : Bid Manager

Location : London

Salary : £45,000 - £50,000

The Role:-

My client has a new opportunity for a Bid Manager to

join their busy Business Development and Sales

Team. The focus of the role is to drive new

business to the company by delivering proposals

across the UK for all our environment,

sustainability and town planning business units.

They are looking for a candidate who has strong

and proven experience of both delivering and

managing bids.

▪ Working closely with our Managing Director,

Divisional Directors and Sales Account Director,

you will work on bids across the whole company

with responsibility to take ownership from the

beginning to the end of the bid process. You will

also contribute to the ongoing development of the

team, improving processes, documentation,

reporting and advancement of the team.

This is an interim 12-month role to provide for

maternity leave cover, however for the right

individual we would be interested in them staying

with the business on a permanent basis as part of

our plans to invest in and enhance our Business

Development and Sales Team.

The Candidate:-

Your responsibilities:

• Seek opportunities by monitoring and

circulating contract notices;

• lead, guide and orchestrate overall proposal

process from RFP/RFI, PQQ, EoI, ITTs to final

delivery to client,

• communicate across all business units and

internal stakeholders: schedule calls, build

timelines for review, host kick-off /storyboard

/strategy sessions,

• identify, assemble and brief the bid team, and

ensure their focus and motivation,

• coordinate and manage deadlines and


• ensure bids are being prepared in good time

and in a manner consistent with the company's

values and standards,

• review and critique content as it is produced by

the contributors, ensuring the overall

submission tells a consistent and clear story

that answers the question,

• portal bid submission, and update the bid

reference library with reusable sections of the


• ensure directors and senior staff are available

to review bids prior to deadline,

• respond to clarification questions in a timely


• lead proposal learning reviews, providing

objective responses and clear actions,

• work closely with the business development

and sales team, as well as marketing.

Your skills and experience:

The ideal candidate will have experience in bid

management – ideally in the built environment,

sustainability, planning, ecology and construction

sectors and:

• be able to manage complex, multi workstream

opportunities, often in parallel or conflicting

timescales and deadlines;

• be capable of delivering winning bids for

consultancy services projects and


• be highly organised with strong written and

spoken communication skills,

• have strong collaborative and people

engagement skills,

• be able to bring valuable input to bid win

strategies and commercial discussions,

• be comfortable working alongside Technical

Specialists from each Business Unit,

• have the ability to prioritise tasks.

Your qualifications:

• Be degree educated, although if you are

highly experienced then this may not be


• Association of Proposal Management

Professionals (APMP) Foundation,

Practitioner or Professional accredited or

alternatively, relevant project management

qualifications e.g., APM/Prince2 - Practitioner

or Professional level.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 19.11.2021
  • Deadline: 03.12.2021
  • Quote ref: 999676/22980

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