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DATE ADDED: Wed 13/03/2019

Bid Manager

Watford, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Our client, a leading recruitment business for the Infrastructure and Construction industry is looking to recruit an experienced Bid Manager to join their team in Watford. The successful Bid Manager will be responsible to assemble a bid team with the relevant service / product / business knowledge required to prepare a winning bid, whilst taking ownership of the end-to-end bid process. You will manage opportunities from qualification through to contract award, including value proposition / strategy development, solution development, commercial considerations, partner identification, and risk management.

Key Responsibilities

* Managing 2 staff members - Junior Bid Writer and Bid Administrator

* Monitor specific portals and tender services for opportunities

* Discuss potential incoming bids with business development staff

* Manage the bid qualification (bid go / no go) process with the Commercial Director

* To select and manage virtual bid teams and inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, delivery teams, finance commercial

* Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid

* Risk tracking and management throughout the bid process

* Contributing to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation

* Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids

* Arrange all post bid reviews with customers

* Conduct post bid reviews, analyse bid statistics, report on outcomes.

Key Skills / Experience

* Minimum 3 years’ experience in bid management

* Recruitment Industry experience would be preferred, but this is not essential

* Ideally educated to degree level

* APMP Practitioner or Professional level - Optional

* Able to coach and mentor the junior members of the bid team

* Demonstrates excellent commercial thinking to understand the client's needs and business issues

* Very strong communication and influencing skills

* Ability to liaise with staff at all levels

* Proactive with a positive 'can do' approach.

For more information on this role or to apply please contact Lisa Easthope at Bid Solutions
Role: Bid Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire,

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