Associate Bid Manager - SC Cleared, Bid Management, DefenceWe are looking for an Assiciate Bid Manager to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on-site with one of our clients you will be responsible for advancing the capture phase of sales. Responsibilities:In-Year Bidding: Manage the bid phase of a portfolio of small opportunities (Cat D) which delivers the in-year order intake. Stretch to support Cat C/B under guidance.Pipeline Management: Early participation in the qualification of opportunities (Cat C/D) in the Order Intake Pipeline to improve future bid planning, execution and success.Bid Approval: For opportunities (Cat C/D), in a timely and pro-actively manner, work with the programme delivery team to identify the resources required to deliver a winning bid and achieve approval from within the Business for the proposed bid investment; consistently challenge and manage the bid investment in consideration of the predicted Return on Investment. Bid Progression: Drive the bid phase and progress all opportunities, through an appropriately tailored business winning process; define the approach, create the bid and write the proposal to deliver to the highest quality and on time, and in budgetCustomer and Industry Relations: Together with the Programme Manager and Sales Lead, support the opportunity in its management of external relationships; provide supporting information and data to the commercial lead to better position negotiations with the customerCompany Collaboration: Work across business and functional boundaries to build and streamline the bid response, executing a winning bid in a timely and cost effective manner.Professional Development: Demonstrate progression against the Business Winning Competency Framework addressing identified areas for developmentService Lines: Demonstrate appropriate level of capability in accordance with applicable Service Lines components.Experience and knowledge:Consistently demonstrate understanding of all competencies of the Business Winning Competency Framework and show development of some competencies through professional development.Bid delivery conversant with industry methods and practices and common customer procurement processes.Leading small teams of business winning professionals that span business and functional boundaries.Takes personal responsibility for their professional development seeking opportunities to stretch themselves and advance their capabilities and experience and support their progression to higher level bid management roles.Experience & Qualifications:Valid SC ClearanceDemonstrable skills in bidding or comparative disciplines.Demonstrable success in delivering small bids/projects and progressing processes in a timely manner.Results focussed stakeholder management and influencing peers. Details:Location: FarnboroughDuration: permanent (consultancy basis)Salary: depending on experienceBenefits:22 days Holiday per annumLife AssuranceEmployee Assisted ProgrammeCorporate gym membershipChildcare vouchers (Tax & NI free)Please apply by submitting your CV.Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.