bid manager in luton

job type
£ 70,000 per year
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job details

luton, bedfordshire
job category
construction & property
job type
£ 70,000 per year
reference number
0170 737 8378
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job description

We are recruiting for an experienced Bid Manager to work as part of a successful regional office of a main contractor. Leading the Bid team to prepare and develop bids, targeting projects through various procurement routes including competitive single and 2 stage tenders, frameworks and negotiations.

Key Responsibilities:

Bid Management

* Coordinate the overall bid submission process;
* Develop a bid win strategy to maximise chances of winning the project at commercial sustainable rates;
* Development of submissions in line with the bid requirement including drafting and reviewing bid text;
* Agreement and management of the bid budget;
* Bid financial element fully detailed and agreed;
* Full coordination and leadership of the bid team;
* The submission of bids on time and to the required quality;
* Detailed assessment of the bid deliverables;
* Production of bid submission matrices identifying individual responsibilities for every section;
* Produce and agree the bid programme identifying key dates for the submission of information, review dates, deadlines and production of the bid;
* Coordinate the formatting of the document with the submission team;
* Monitor receipt of information from authors against the submission matrix and ensure information is received on time;
* Collate feedback from bid reviews and distribute to authors;
* Arrange, attend and chair bid team meetings, preparing meeting agendas, issuing updates and clarifications to the bid team

Design Management

* Manage pre-construction design requirements for the tender and manage design;
* Develop alternative design solutions; and
* Maintain a knowledge of alternative technical solutions with a view to being able to resolve tender solutions with innovative solutions.

Business development

* Review and monitor performance against targets;
* Maintain topical knowledge of the requirements of the marketplace and maintain up to date resource for practical presentation; and
* Research and investigation of potential opportunities and networking.

Experience and Qualifications:

* Degree level or equivalent;
* Willingness and ability to travel as role requires
* Proven success in winning bids/tenders from within the Construction industry;
* Well-developed analytical, oral and presentation/communication skills;
* Gravitas and profile to lead diverse bid teams and able to demonstrate the ability to influence;
* Ability to provide bid review skills across a wide variety of sectors and clients;
* High quality presentation skills and ability to present to a varied audience including clients, design team supply chain and internally;
* Track record of successfully managing multiple bids;
* Contribute to case study and project review sheets

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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