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Bid Manager

Salary: £50,000

This is a chance to join a professional services firm who are growing their new business team by bringing in a bid manager to join their centralised UK bid team working on high-value bids. Based out of their London, Birmingham or Glasgow office, this is an opportunity to join a high flying bids team looking to secure new business for the firm in the coming years. As an experienced bid manager they would look for you to take on responsibility for the full bid process, working alongside senior stakeholders across the firm.

The job will entail:

  • Managing the full bid life-cycle, from decision to pursue to contract award
  • Setup and manage appropriate bid document repository (i.e. SharePoint).
  • Work with the Bid Director to map out key resource requirements on the deal and liaise with operational divisions to engage Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as required.
  • Project Manage the bid process from identification of initial opportunity through to submission of final tender and contract signature.
  • Participation in client dialogue sessions, supporting key client meetings (including pre-sales, support to client presentations etc).
  • Provide written bid input as required.
  • Plan and manage the production and publication of proposal or contract schedule submissions to the client.
  • Regularly report to the Board on the status of opportunities and the commercial forecast
  • Maintain and understand market trends, conditions, challenges to align the company services to the needs of current and prospective clients

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Bid Manager experience (within Professional or Financial services would be ideal)
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects with time-critical deadlines
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work off your own initiative
  • Excellent written and numerical skills: Bid Writing expertise and strong attention to detail
  • The ability to write, develop and review proposal content
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word; Excel; PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency with InDesign/desktop publishing is preferred but not essential
  • Relevant qualification



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