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Bid Manager

  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 389281ASM

Job description

Job Title - Bid Manager
Location - Cheshire
The client - Established, national, Civil engineering contractor.
Projects -Highways, Roads, Civil Engineering
Due to continued growth, our client is seeking to recruit a Bid Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the end-to-end tender and bidding process. Identifying & assessing opportunities, liaising with customers and suppliers, writing & submitting winning bids, proposals and presentations, gaining feedback and project managing the entire process including contract mobilisation.
Job Role
Working across the entire business liaising with the estimating department to produce accurate and compelling bid responses, preparing evidence-based examples and statistics, updating the tender library.
Identify and evaluate Contract Notices, PQQs and tenders with the wider business development team.
Undertake a feasibility review for tender opportunities (i.e. Bid/No Bid decision) and produce a project plan (where relevant).
Review PQQ and ITT documentation to identify key issues / risks and develop strategies for a winning bid.
Draft clear, concise and well-articulated tender responses that meet specification and requirements.
Prepare RFQ documentation and correspondence to support the bidding process, cascading requirements to suppliers ensuring accurate and complete information is submitted.
Ensure all tenders meet internal milestones and submission deadlines.
Review feedback on tender responses and utilise lessons learnt to continuously update the Tender Library.
Manage clarification questions from the company and suppliers and customer responses.
Prepare quotations, proposals and presentations to support the commercial team.
Build and maintain effective relationships at all levels with prospects and customers.
Responsible for ensuring timely and efficient contract mobilisation, briefing Managers and Departments on contract requirements, handing over accurate tender and contract information, producing and managing mobilisation project plans.The ability to gather relevant technical information from diverse stakeholders and then convey this in a simple yet effective narrative in order to create a compelling proposal is key.
Your capability in this area will likely have been gained through your experience in a number of the following areas:
Candidate requirements
Previous work experience in a Bid role within a building department on schemes up to £50m in value.
Civil Engineering background. Ideally worked on highways / road bids previously.
BA or BS degree in construction related discipline (preferred but not essential depending on experience in this role)
Advanced MS Office skills, particularly MS Word
5 years working with a technical / engineering bid role
A demonstrable track record in increasing tenders and raising the profile of the business
Excellent organisational skills, with emphasis on priorities and goal setting
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to communicate infation, whether technical or non-technical to staff members and customers, in a clear and concise manner
Pay Rate
£45,000 - £55,000 Per Annum
Car allowance
Health care etc
If you want more information on this please email me your cv
If you require more information my number is 07980 006 436

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