My Shortlist

Your shortlisted jobs will appear here. To view your shortlist: Login Or Register

Date Added: Thu 22/09/2022

Senior Bid Manager

Cannock, UK
Apply Now


Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum

Bids & Contracts Manager

37.5 hours a week

£55,000 per annum

Application close: Friday 7th October

Interview date: Thursday 27th October

We're looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Bids & Contracts Manager to support Horizon's mission to enable young people to fulfil their potential and shape their own futures through therapeutic care, support, and education.

This is a home-based role, but occasional travel to our Head Office in Cannock and to our services across England will be expected.

Role profile

To have a sustainable growth focus for the company; winning new business through tenders and framework agreements; co-ordinating the organisation's annual fee uplift process; providing contractual support to operational colleagues; working with operations to ensure contract monitoring requirements are met.

Knowledge of:

  • Children's residential and specialist educational services and sector ideal (regulated registered care)
  • Business development - tender and framework agreements
  • Commercially driven
  • Local authority customer and contract management


  • Clear focus and drive to succeed
  • Execution - getting things completed
  • Commercial acumen
  • Clear, concise communication both verbally and in writing
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Detailed and analytical approach


  • Two years in a business development role with responsibility for bid writing.
  • An understanding and experience of social care commissioning, preferably within the children's sector

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of an organisation who are committed to making a difference to the lives of young people, and inspiring bright futures through residential children's care, specialist education and supported accommodation

If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people and enabling them to shape their own future, then we want you to be part of our team.

Apply Now