Bid Manager

Job Title: Bid Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Reference: 1135742
Contact Name: Fran Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2021 22:31

Job Description

Bid Manager
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £30000 per annum plus fantastic benefits which include the following
  • Great progression opportunities
  • 33 days holiday with the opportunity to buy and sell holiday days.
  • Pension
  • Free car parking
  • Online discounts at top brands
  • 10% annual bonus which is both company and individual.
Hours of work: Core Hours

Dynamite Recruitment is currently working in partnership with a very well-established business based in Portsmouth. Due to a continued period of business growth, our client currently has an exciting opportunity to join the Bid Management team.

Our client is rapidly growing, and is now looking for a Bid Manager who will manage the end to end process of a bid proposal.
We are looking for someone who is confident in winning strategies, managing the bid or proposal documents and has experience of developing, managing, and mentoring a team.

As a Bid Manager you will complete the following tasks:
  • Work closely with several internal departments to support them with bid and tender documents and gather information to produce written tender responses.
  • Answering most questions raised regarding the bid proposal.
  • Reviewing and analysing bid requirements; establishing the response format and deadlines which are to be met.
  • If necessary, amend proposal responses from various stakeholders.
  • Conduct meetings and conference calls with stakeholders.
  • Coordinating and collating bid responses ensuring all requests elements are accounted for and answered, including extracting information from any subcontractors or partners.
  • Tracking all online procurement portals, including notification of potential opportunities and responsibility for all correspondence via portals during tender period.
  • Ensuring compliance with tender submission instructions and deadlines, as well as internal processes and procedures.
  • Assist and coach the sales teams with negotiations and proposals.
  • Executing tasks to completion without the need for supervision, working efficiently whilst maintaining accuracy
  • Proof reading of documentation
  • Monitor the internal inbox on a rota basis.
  • Work towards deadlines efficiently.
The ideal Bid Manager will have/be:
  • Forensic levels of attention to detail and an ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines within a friendly and supportive team.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal staff and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to initiate calls, effectively communicate bids and PQQ specification requirements.
  • Influencing skills and an ability to manage relationships with all stakeholders and encourage the accurate and timely production of responses.
  • An analytical thinker with the ability to read, analyse and present (written/orally) substantial amounts of info in a clear and concise manner.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and manage competing priorities effectively with an emphasis on delivering the highest quality work.
  • Professional and proactive with a positive ‘can do’ approach.
  • Inquisitive, independent, and self-aware with a commitment to quality
  • Be confident in requesting a re draft from the contributor when identifying incorrect information.
  • Effectively manage a team while maintaining high motivation levels.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple high value tenders.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in bid or proposal management
  • Have a good understanding of the telecoms sector.
  • APMP (foundation level)
To be considered for this position please submit your CV immediately

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