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Bid Manager

  • Location: Solihull, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Bid Manager
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance+Pension+Health Care+Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: BMtdd_1530105567
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Job description

Bid Manager, West Midlands





My Client is seeking a Bid Manager. The company are a Regional Building Contractor who work on Commercial, Industrial & Retail Schemes. Project values range from £20m - £60m.

They are seeking a Bid Manager to be based in their head office. The company are at the forefront of delivery of large complex projects and they apply an innovative approach, good management and specialist pre-construction skills in order to ensure their success.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of bidding regulations and sustainable codes and have an appreciation of sector guidance documents. You will have a good understanding of tender processes and possess strong interpersonal skills, as well as programme, commercial and contractual awareness to effectively manage the tender process.



Key duties include;
  • Oversee all bids within the department to ensure consistent content, message and presentation
  • Ensure all bids have a win strategy that is communicated to all team members and reflected in the submission
  • Manage specific bids from receipt of tender documentation to handover to the production team
  • Lead the tender team at Bidders Conferences, Mid-term interviews and post tender interviews as required
  • Develop a strategy for winning each individual bid. This should include, but not be limited to, quality, design development, innovation, supply chain, financial & legal response
  • Hold launch meetings & regular review meetings with the bid team to ensure that the bid is on course
  • Lead production of the bid document in both electronic and hard copy formats. Supervise administration & graphic design staff working on the document. Liaise with external printers & graphic designers as required
  • Manage final negotiations leading to Contract signing


Experience & Qualifications:
  • Applicants will preferably possess a relevant degree and / or membership of a recognised construction body (CIOB, ICE)
  • Experience of bid management and bid co-ordination on design and build and traditional contract forms at tender and construction stages is essential
  • Proven success in winning bids/tenders, ideally from within the Construction industry
  • Well-developed analytical, oral and presentation/communication skills
  • High quality presentational skills and ability to present to a varied audience including clients, design team supply chain and internally
  • Track record of successfully managing multiple bids