Proposals and Bid Manager [Work from Home]

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  • Contract
  • UK
  • Salary: £40 - £50 p/h

Our client is one of the UK’s Premier multi-disciplinary design engineering consultancies with offices all over the world.
The Role

  • Contribute to developing the technical win strategy for key target bids
  • Embed best practice bid strategy, process, management and production
  • Write and edit submissions for key target bids
  • Arrange and facilitate independent reviews on answer plans and final draft submissions
  • Work collaboratively with bid directors, bid managers and other internal stakeholders involved in or contributing to work winning, including commercial team, skills networks, marketing & BD team, and other business units to guide best practice for use in bids
  • Guide bid teams preparing for behavioural assessments and interviews if necessary
  • Identify and share technical and operational innovations that contribute to winning work
  • Support those involved in winning work to use systems and information more collaboratively
  • Keep abreast/ ahead of procurement trends and address them in our bids
  • Support relationship management with key clients, contractors, and other business partners

Key Skills for this role

  • Attention to detail
  • Personable, collaborative manner
  • Competitive drive and dedication to achieve challenging deadlines
  • Ability to pull together disparate pieces of information to support bids, including client requirements, commercial aspects, external best practice and innovation
  • Ability to react calmly to changing priorities and needs during a bid
  • Creativity to contribute to the development of winning solutions
  • Ability to draw out and communicate ideas effectively through different media and forms

What you need to succeed

  • Degree-level qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Knowledge of UK construction industry and key players
  • Experience of working in multi-party teams
  • Experience of using desktop publishing software (e.g. Adobe InDesign)
  • Possible background experience would also include: Defence / Public Sector. Including Rail, Highways, Water and Energy
  • Experience of running multiple bids


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