Bid Manager/Bid Writer Job, England

Job Summary

Bid Manager/Bid Writer Job, England

Reporting directly into the Head of Marketing and Head of Bids, they are looking for a Bid Manager to come on board and support the growth of an innovative, diverse, and agile organisation through the delivery of high-quality proposals and tender submissions for both the UK and Europe. This person will need to be an all-rounder, someone that is confident with the whole bid process as they will be doing the coordination, a bit of bid writing, managing the bid and looking at the strategy around the bid as well.

  • EnglandJob location
  • £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Salary + outstanding benefitsEstimated job salary
  • Permanent (Full-Time)Employment type
Job Description

Bid Manager/Bid Writer Job, England

Bid Manager/Writer

Location: Manchester/London/Glasgow/Derby/Warwick – 1 day in the office per week

Salary: £33,000 – £45,000

With 13 office locations, my client is an international, multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising within engineering and project management.

Reporting directly into the Head of Marketing and Head of Bids, they are looking for a Bid Manager to come on board and support the growth of an innovative, diverse, and agile organisation through the delivery of high-quality proposals and tender submissions for both the UK and Europe.

This person will need to be an all-rounder, someone that is confident with the whole bid process as they will be doing the coordination, a bit of bid writing, managing the bid and looking at the strategy around the bid as well.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the full lifecycle of the bid process, from opportunity identification, development of strategy through to interview and handover to operations
  • Contribute to administering the shared mailbox and managing opportunity notifications
  • Coordinate the decision-making process for each proposal
  • Contribute to win strategies and storyboard development
  • Prepare EOIs, PQQs, proposals, ITTs, including:
  • Bid management, coordination & administration
  • Collation of information
  • Management of clarification questions
  • Writing of responses & management of other contributors
  • Production of CVs and case studies
  • General formatting
  • Ensure the governance process and company procedures are followed for every bid
  • Complete Supplier Questionnaires and other supplier information
  • Bid management, including feeding into the strategy of the bid
  • Creating presentation material and other collateral ensuring the company message and brand is promoted
  • Collation, maintenance and uploading of Best Practice Library materials
  • Maintaining and updating a library of CVs
  • Some travel to other UK and Europe offices may be required as and when needed

Ideal Candidate

  • Ideally degree educated in a relevant subject
  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in a bid environment in any industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of people at different levels
  • Sound knowledge of the bid process and bid best practice
  • Ability to be creative in both writing and presentation
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Highly organised with a thorough approach and eye for detail
  • Able to manage and meet multiple project deadlines
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (e.g. InDesign) an advantage
  • Willingness to learn and undertake further training
  • Highly dependable and willing to go above and beyond in supporting the business