Bid Manager

£45,000 - £50,000

UK / South East



Henry Tye
07966 432 531

Henry is a Practice manager for the Bids team at Bid Recruitment specialising in recruiting Bids and Work Winning professionals into the Property, Real Estate and Consultancy markets. After studying at Ardingly College Henry then pursued his ambitions to become a professional cricketer


Job Description

REF: 16852
Posted: 12 April 2022
Closes: 27 May 2022
Bid Manager
Flexible working, 1 day in the Sidcup office if possible, or Blackfriars office

Experience Requirements

Bid Management

  • Managing the full bid life-cycle, from receipt of notice to contract award.
  • Preparation, including writing, co-ordinating and collating bid submissions on behalf of the company.
  • Supporting the Group Bid Manager in the overall work winning strategy, promoting best practice bidding and actively seeking innovative ways to improve processes and increasing win rates.
  • Proactively engaging with technical leads and teams to support them in bid preparation.
  • Leading / organising bid kick off meetings, and facilitating strategy and brainstorm meetings where necessary.
  • Tracking and monitoring bid submissions, establishing and recording feedback and communicating within the company. Refining future bids in response to any feedback.
  • Managing, reviewing and updating bid library content, liaising with the Marketing team to help creating and updating bid CVs and case studies.
  • Carrying out market research as part of pre-tender engagement.
  • Building a pipeline of future contracts of interest, creating the necessary project and team to prospect that opportunity through investigation, understanding the requirement to make go or no-go decisions and generating a win strategy for those selected.

Key Skills and Attributes

  • APMP qualified or willing to be is a must
  • Proactive, positive attitude and willingness to learn is a must
  • Solid Bid Experience within construction / consultancy is preferable
  • Strong organisational, planning and communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Public Sector bidding
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects with time-critical deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word; Excel; PowerPoint)
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • Ability to engage and influence teams at all levels
  • Excellent written and numerical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of InDesign is welcomed

How to apply

To apply for this role or to find out more information, please send a CV to Henry Tye at Bid Recruitment,

If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Bid Recruitment, Marketing Recruitment and Business Development Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.