Bid Manager

Recruiter
Location
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + holiday allowance, pension
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
1163092/002
Contact
Bea Williams
Discipline
Electro-Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work within a market leading engineering company?

You will be working within an international bidding team, managing the development and submission of high quality proposals against client requirements.

Key responsibilities:

+ To support the team in driving through the technical and commercial bid/tender response and ultimately improve sales success rates.

+ To manage the bidding interface between departments

+ To work with the assigned technical leads

+ Building, developing and communicating ‘best practice’ processes for taking a Bid, Tender, Proposal or Direct Sale from the Sales Team, through to the functional Department and onto the Programme or Project Managers.

+ To contribute in the maintenance of Microsoft Dynamics. Monitoring the CRM database and escalating issues to Senior Bid Manager as required.

+ To own, and constantly seek to improve, the bid library and ensure education and dissemination of said library.

+To stick to strict deadlines for bid submissions

+ To organize and Chair formal bid reviews

+ To ensure proposals are compliant and respond to the specific client needs through liaison with SMEs.

+ To seek to continuously improve the bid process bringing in best practice and educating all stakeholders involved in the tender and response process.

Required qualifications or experience:



+ At least 2 years in a Bid Coordinator or Bid Management Role.

+ To be flexible, approachable and hardworking combined with the ability to travel out of country for up to 10 days at a time.

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

+ Preparation of Proposals through the whole bid lifecycle from bid evaluation to award.

+ Experience of producing bids in a highly regulated industry

+ Ability to lead multidisciplinary bid teams to achieve tight deadlines in a pressured environment.

+ Strong commercial awareness

+ Excellent presentation and analytical skills.