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Bid Manager

  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: Management
  • Date posted: 18/05/2017
  • Job reference: J365474A

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Bid Manager


£55,000 - £60,000 + Company Car + Benefits

We are looking to recruit a Bid Manager to work as part of a business development team for a FTSE100 support services organisation based from their regional office in Portsmouth.

Due to an increase in activity in the market we are looking to appoint a Bid Manager to lead the bidding function responsible for commercial apprenticeship tenders. The organisation are one of the UK's largest private sector apprenticeship providers, delivering apprenticeships to young people and adults across a wide range of sectors across the UK. Delivering substantial growth in the last decade, they continue to invest in the design and delivery of world class apprenticeship programmes.

The role requires someone that can demonstrate a proven track record of winning business through the development of clear bid winning strategies and solutions that are aligned to the customers' requirements. With typical turnaround times of only two weeks it is important that this individual can manage multiple bids and versatile to take a hands-on role to any aspect of the bid.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage and lead the development and implementation of winning bid strategies and solutions that are aligned to client requirements
  • Develop clear and well written proposals
  • Assist with and manage the development of the technical, commercial and financial solution that are compliant with/deliver client requirements with the relevant subject matter experts
  • Manage the full bid lifecycle from tracking through to submission
  • Understand customer requirements in order to develop win themes, value propositions and differentiators

Requirements are:

  • Proven track record in winning bids
  • Ability to understand and prepare tailored business solutions in line with the organisations strategic direction
  • Ability to assimilate technical and operational information into clear, concise written bid and proposal documentation
  • Strong bid and project management experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

This role is based in Portsmouth but will require some UK travel

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary £55,000 - £60,000
  • Company car scheme or cash alternative
  • 25 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Flexible Benefits (pension, childcare vouchers, employee's assistance scheme…)

If this sounds like an interesting opportunity for your next career move please apply online or call the recruitment team on 01179309734 for an informal conversation.

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