Bid Manager

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Bid Manager

  • Location:

    Sutton Coldfield

  • Sector:

    Office and Commercial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Negotiable dependent on experience + company benefits

  • Contact:

    Jenny Millar

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 826 8533

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:


FJA are recruiting on behalf of a leading Utility Company who are looking to grow their commercial team with an experienced Bid Manager.

This role will be based from their offices in the Midlands area. However, the role can also be offered on a working from home basis.

About the Vacancy

You will be responsible for the management of the bidding process.

The role and principal responsibilities are as follows:
•Research, review, evaluate and understand the requirements of identified projects
•Provide and write quality answers for pre-qualification , supplier approval and tender documents to meet submission requirements – including general technical submissions
•Identify requirements for, and manage, the contributions of others (where necessary) supporting the bid to ensure timely delivery of best quality responses
•Provide a link between the estimators/finance and technical/delivery team (where specialist knowledge is required), ensuring tender documents are understood and responded to correctly, in accordance with the bid strategy
•Obtain feedback on successful and unsuccessful PQQs and Tenders and deliver to colleagues to use to improve future submissions
•Manage an effective and easy to use bid library
•Provide management information on bidding activity – won, lost, pending, hopeful for
•Set up and “champion” bidding principals
•Chair “bid/no bid” and bid planning meetings
•Design, develop and deliver (or co-deliver) presentations included in a bid process
•Manage a small bidding team

About The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will possess the following skills, qualifications and experience:

•Has a technical bidding background
•Knowledge of the water and waste water sector
•May have a technical degree – or appropriate qualification
•Extensive experience of commercial tendering process and associated activities
•Experience in writing and production of reports/proposals
•Strong graphic design and document production skills
•Excellent oral and written English
•Strong ability to organise, plan and prioritise work
•Able to meet deadlines
•Strong communication skills and ability to liaise and develop relationships with wide range of people
•Has advanced Microsoft Word and Microsoft presentation packages experience
•Be flexible for occasional late working/meeting bid deadlines
•Excellent research experience and abilities
•Positive, problem solving mind set with a strong work ethic and a flexible approach
•Creative – looks for innovation in presentation

If you are interested in the above Bid Manager vacancy, then click on the 'applynow’ button.

Due to the high volume of applications, we receive we are not always able to reply to all applications. If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, then please accept that your application has been unsuccessful for the role we currently have advertised.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Finlay Jude Associates Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.