Bid Consultant

£30,000 - £35,000

UK / North West

Permanent

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Linus Williams-Silva
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  Linus is a Practice Manager for the Bids team at Bid Recruitment. Linus specialises in resourcing candidates across the spectrum of Bids including Bid and Proposal Writers, Managers and Directors to name but a few. He builds relationships, through networking, to find the best can

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Job Description

REF: 16836
Posted: 05 April 2022
Closes: 18 May 2022

Job Description - Bid Consultant

A Bit About Us

We are happy to announce the collaboration of a multi-award-winning consultancy business. Through their core service provisions and technology platforms, they provide professional services that include, Audit compliance services, Training, Bid Management & Business Consultancy. We are the UK’s leading experts in this field and are expanding to meet the growing demands of Central Government, NHS and wider public sector.

About the Role

As a result of continued success and strategic investment, we are recruiting for a professional Bid Consultant. The successful candidate will join a high-performing team to go above business goals and wider objectives, enabling Great Britain’s businesses to grow at a faster rate.

Reporting to the Head of Bid Management, the successful Bid Consultant will drive the end-to-end administration and coordination of assigned bid projects Working cross-functionally alongside internal / external stakeholder spanning operational, technical, and commercial functions, always aligning activity to the Bid Management Process.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Drive assigned bid projects (i.e., SQs, RFPs & ITTs), ensuring they are professionally delivered to meet the customers’ needs and Tender specification(s)
  • Articulate the development of compliant, compelling, and competitive responses in line with corporate branding guidelines, standard formatting, and high-quality standards
  • Collaborate with internal / external stakeholders through answer planning and consultation, conveying commercial / technical narratives into customer-focused content
  • Support monitoring and reporting of assigned bid projects, proactively identifying and escalating issues for early resolution
  • Organise bid project feedback and lessons learned (internal / external), supporting the identification of opportunities for continual improvement

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience delivering bid project administration and coordination preferably, through at least one of the following areas: People, Technology, Buildings & Infrastructure, Corporate Solutions
  • Practical knowledge of Public Sector procurement, preferably Frameworks through past functions as a supplier or buyer or both
  • Well-rounded writing and editing of bid content in a complex business environment, and to procurement body defined timeframes
  • Comfortable consulting with Director level stakeholders (internal / external), updating and maintaining customer-centric communications using knowledge-based systems

Education / Qualifications (preferred)

  • Degree level in a relevant subject
  • Project management or equivalent
  • Membership to relevant professional body

Essential Skills

  • Ability to self-motivate, owning assigned bid project(s) from start to end
  • Strong written English language, able to author content and edit same by others
  • Excellent organisation, time management, and prioritisation
  • Ability to handle multiple stakeholders through bid lifecycle (internal/external)
  • Analytical with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines
  • MS Office365 (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, and Teams)

What We Offer

  • Additional: Employees can take full advantage of our benefits package which consists of medical care, eye care, market leading pension scheme incentives and great training, development, and professional career progression.
  • Location: Manchester (Office & Remote flexibility)
  • Working hours: 09:00am – 18.00 (Monday to Friday)