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Bid Manager

£35,000 - £40,000

UK / Yorkshire


Job Description

REF: 16616
Posted: 21 January 2022
Closes: 28 February 2022

I am currently looking for a Bid Writer / Bid Executive who wants to take a step up into a bid management role, managing a team of 1.

About the role

As a bid manager, your responsibilities will include;

· Identifying and agreeing opportunities to bid from various sources including Tenders Direct, tender portals, email notifications, completed website forms, inbound client calls, referrals, and competitor research

· Identifying and reporting on new sales opportunities and client contacts

· Lead daily bid opportunity calls to provide key updates and progress reports

· Leading a bid team in the preparation of bids / proposals / framework applications

· Using Salesforce CRM (training can be provided) to create and maintain records of contacts

· Building good relationships and communicating effectively with consultants, partners, internal staff and the management team to develop bids and proposals

· Contributing to the improvement of the whole client relationship management lifecycle, sharing ideas and tools to improve the client experience

· Ensuring conduct compliance and conflict checks are undertaken on new prospects / leads

· Working with the Head of BDM and the rest of the senior management team to qualify new sales opportunities and frameworks

· Supporting the handover of successful bids to the project PMO and Project Manager

· Scheduling and leading lessons learned meetings with the bid team and senior management team, where appropriate following bid submission / bid lost / bid won to establish where improvements can be made and planning relevant actions

About you

My client is looking for an experienced bid coordinator / bid executive with strong writing skills, who is ready to take the next step in their career. You will be confident working with subject matter experts to create technical content, as well as writing content from scratch. You must have knowledge of all stages of the bid process and have ideally managed a few bids end to end. Excellent communication skills are essential, as you will be dealing with people at all levels, internally and externally. You must be a competent user of MS Office products and have experience working on a CRM system. This role offers hybrid working between home and the Sheffield office, which is easily commutable by car, tram or train.

How to apply

To apply for this role or to find out more information, please send a CV to Hayley Wood at Bid Recruitment.

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