Bid Manager

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Maidenhead
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our Client is a Tier 1 main contractor that works in the Water & Civils sectors and they are looking for Bid Managers currently due to recent project wins. The role can be fully remote though the offices are based in Maidenhead. The successful candidate will demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of the APMP...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 7199/24342

Quote ref: 7199/24342

Job description

Our Client is a Tier 1 main contractor that works in the Water & Civils sectors and they are looking for Bid Managers currently due to recent project wins. The role can be fully remote though the offices are based in Maidenhead.  

The successful candidate will demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of the APMP end-to-end bid process with excellent interpersonal skills to maximise the performance of bid preparation and presentation. They are currently looking for an experienced Bid Manager to join their capable and enthusiastic Bid Team.  

 

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:  

- Managing the full bid life-cycle, from receipt of notice to contract award.  

- Preparation, including writing, co-ordinating and collating bid submissions on behalf of the company.  

- Supporting the Group Bid Manager in the overall work winning strategy, promoting best practice bidding and actively seeking innovative ways to improve processes and increasing win rates.  

- Proactively engaging with technical leads and teams to support them in bid preparation.  

- Leading / organising bid kick off meetings, and facilitating strategy and brainstorm meetings where necessary.  

- Tracking and monitoring bid submissions, establishing and recording feedback and communicating within the company. Refining future bids in response to any feedback.  

- Managing, reviewing and updating bid library content, liaising with the Marketing team to help creating and updating bid CVs and case studies.  

- Carrying out market research as part of pre-tender engagement.  

- Building a pipeline of future contracts of interest, creating the necessary project and team to prospect that opportunity through investigation, understanding the requirement to make go or no-go decisions and generating a win strategy for those selected.

Requirements

- APMP qualified or willing to be is a must  

- Proactive, positive attitude and willingness to learn is a must  

- Solid Bid Experience within construction / consultancy is preferable  

- Strong organisational, planning and communication skills  

- Knowledge and understanding of the Public Sector bidding  

- Proven track record of managing multiple projects with time-critical deadlines  

- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word; Excel; PowerPoint)  

- Able to work on their own initiative  

- Ability to engage and influence teams at all levels  

- Excellent written and numerical skills  

- Strong attention to detail  

- Knowledge of InDesign is welcomed

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