Bid Manager

Options Resourcing Ltd
£35,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Bid Manager

Our client, a leading engineering solutions, technology systems and support services company is looking to recruit a bid manager that can manage bid opportunities within different engineering diciplines across muliple sites to deliver growth.

Key Role Responsibilities

  • Manage the creation of compelling customer focused proposals.
  • Plan and manage bid activities to provide a methodical approach to the bid compilation and review process.
  • Drive a bid plan for each bid opportunity.
  • Working with the business development lead, clearly set out bid team plans and actions are captured and understood.
  • Build and maintain a bid plan to identify the overall work load against time.
  • Co-ordinate the bid team to ensure cost estimates are produced, collated and presented for review as per the stage gate process.
  • Complete and track the cost model tool with data from other team members as appropriate to build up the overall pricing structure.
  • Manage internal bid process tools, updating and providing timely and effective reporting to line management.
  • Manage the stage gate process.
  • Managing the bid library.

Key Skills, Knowlege and Experience

  • Ability to translate customer requirements into compelling and customer focused responses.
  • Experience of bidding in a technical environment.
  • Experience of MOD tender processes or working in a defence environment.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Competent user of software packages including Word or Adobe InDesign
  • Experience of building collaborative teams as part of the bid process.
  • Shipley methodology & APMP Accreditation.
  • Background in engineering, either mechanical or production.

Additional Criteria

  • Flexibility to occasionally work outside office working hours.
  • Regular travel required to other UK sites.
  • SC Cleared