Bid Manager


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - Greater Manchester Permanent June 28th 2021 £40,000 - £50,000 + package BTC/FP/2021/2806BM Brian Colton

Bid Manager

South Manchester

£40,000 - £50,000 + Package

Our client is a successful management and property consultancy with offices in Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds, London, and Newcastle. They are the forefront of innovative, specialist property and construction solutions.

MAIN DUTIES

Supporting Strategic Pursuits

  • Review bid documentation, ‘Bid Kick-off’ forms, agree a clear plan and timetable for information responses. Work around the availability of technical teams, where necessary
  • Prepare and develop appropriate responses to quality and technical questions. Source previous bid library responses. Workshop improvements and undertake proofreading.
  • Publish the tender documents before the deadline, to a high standard of design and content
  • Undertake post submission client feedback and bid reviews
  • Monitor tender boxes opportunities and clarifications, coordinate with technical teams, record pursuits on our CRM system

Business Development

  • Support the development and maintenance of sector and company capability documents, in conjunction with the Director and Heads of Division.
  • Support the Director and Heads of Division with the production of materials for internal and external presentations, maintaining corporate branding and imagery in InDesign
  • Support the attainment of company quality certification such as Achilles and Constructionline
  • Maintain a system of up-to-date standard business development information for use by all staff including CV’s, photographs, standard document library and project profiles

Person Specification

Essential Skills/Experience

  • First-class organisation and multi-tasking skills; the ability to manage and prioritise a demanding workload
  • Advanced IT skills with extensive experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experienced in InDesign.
  • Experience in the proof reading, formatting, quality checking and compilation of detailed formal documents and reports
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to use own initiative and work proactively with ease
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • A “can do” attitude with excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport with colleagues
  • Construction industry experience would be an advantage
  • Proven copywriting experience

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Professional, friendly manner
  • Sense of humour