Senior Bid/Bid Manager

April 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Senior Bid/Bid Manager

Bid Manager Location: Crawley Kier Construction Southern is looking to recruit a Bid Manager. The successful post-holder will contribute to the planned and sustained business growth through the production of client bespoke bid proposals. Key Responsibilities:
  • Assemble a bid team with the relevant knowledge and skills to prepare a winning bid
  • Follow the agreed bid management procedures and ensure they are implemented at each stage of the bid process
  • Manage the bid qualification process for new opportunities
  • Chair Bid Kick off meetings, solution development and mid bid meetings
  • Manage virtual bid teams and inputs from a variety of stakeholders, ensuring they are fully briefed and understanding the client bid requirements/key deliverables and develop a win plan for each opportunity
  • Attend feedback / debrief sessions with client on all bids.
  • Manage the clarification process with the client including making sure the bid team are kept fully up to date with clarifications/document changes etc.
  • Support teams to prepare for site visits and interviews including presentations and briefing on the team on the Bid Promises
  • Ownership of the bid programme and process from inception through to submission and thereafter where appropriate.
  • Co-ordinate tender queries/amendments, assessing impacts and advising the bid team.
Key Skills and Qualifications
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Proven track record in bid management and administration.
  • Proven track record in bid quality writing and evidence of the production of responses to the invitation to tender.
  • Worked previously with a leading national or regional contractor.
  • Strong people management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work and motivate a team in demanding deadline environments
  • Ability to communicate and influence at senior levels
  • Strong time management/prioritisation skills
  • Strong written English language skills
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