Bid Manager

  • Location

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    HR & Business Support

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sewell Wallis have an excellent opportunity for a Bid Manager to join an innovative and progressive company based close to Baildon. This is a permanent role and reports to the Business Development Director. As the Bid Manager you will be responsible for managing and delivering successful bids to both existing and prospective clients and will therefore be key in terms of supporting the business with its impressive growth strategy. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business with a great working environment. You will be situated in an immaculate and open plan office and will join a business that offers an excellent benefits package and first class training.

The key responsibilities of the role will include:
-Coordinating bid activities for the company and working with the assigned bid team and being responsible for the full end to end process
-Managing bid teams and liaising with a variety of stakeholders at all levels across the business
-Writing compelling content for tender opportunities i.e. market information
-Providing input into management information on the progress of existing opportunities and in-bid activity as required
-Supporting the Sales and Client Development teams in delivering sales projects from initial expression of interest through to final client acquisition and handover to operational business
-Developing and managing a system for tender management
-Coordinating bids, working in partnership with the appointed business development manager to deliver agreed outputs within timescales set by the client
-Creating post tender presentations and delivering them
-Contributing to the review and design of bid materials to ensure that these are consistent with market expectations of a leading-edge provider
-Collecting and maintaining up to date experience and project images, exemplar answers, clients references and testimonials to co-ordinating win/ launch sessions, producing best practice responses and maintaining oversight of all bid related activity

As the successful candidate you should:

-Have previous experience within a similar role and be comfortable and confident in managing teams
-Previous experience of delivering successful bid campaigns from end to end, with a strong project management background
-Be organised, disciplined and take a structured approach to tasks
-Have a willingness to learn about the business and market
-Possess strong written communication skills and experience of writing (essays/ dissertation/ projects), ideally technical writing
-Have a high level of personal organisation and time management, as well as ability to work flexibly
-Be adept at creating and managing documents in standard MS Office formats (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, Projects)
-Have a flexible and proactive approach to work with the ability to work to deadlines and varying workloads
-Be able to write in an engaging manner to suit a variety of audience
-Be experienced in producing high quality written work to tight deadlines

For more information please contact Gemma Watmough