Bid Manager

England,London,City of London
£40000 - £60000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
Marcus Deeks
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting Bid Manager position with a leading Property company in London, ideal for either a (Senior) Bid Executive or Bid Manager currently working within the sector.

Client Details

Leading Property company in London.


As the Bid Manager for this property company you will coordinate responses from the wider bid team and have overall responsibility for all bids submitted by the bid team.

Key responsibilities:

* Strong project management to ensure a well-planned, organised and controlled process, taking personal responsibility to drive the process forward.
* Devising a clear win strategy for each bid and articulating it to the team in a convincing way.
* Ensure that the strategy is implemented throughout the process.
* Managing bid meetings confidently, inspiring enthusiasm and support for the bid.
* Provide hands-on management and support including the drafting, editing, formatting and production of bid documents and pitches through to completion.
* Ensuring the bid document is compelling, well written, attractive and accurate.
* Coaching and guiding on effective presentation techniques, both through ad hoc workshops and specific pitch rehearsal as part of the bid process, delivering feedback on performance.
* Working with the wider team to manage the bid pipeline, maximising the chances of success when the bid invitation arrives.
* Ensure formal go / no go decisions.
* Continually develop the library of high quality baseline materials for use in proposals as standard text.
* Make continual improvements to the understanding and implementation of bid best practice.
* Conduct debriefs and analyse feedback on our performance on bids, whether won or lost, and use this intelligence to improve the quality of future bids.
* Define and promote best practice proposal processes across the business.


The successful candidate will be:

* Degree level educated 2:1 or above
* Real Estate / Property Consultancy Bids sector experience.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* Experienced in preparing bid documents and knowledgeable of bid processes e.g. OJEU responses, RFPs, RFQs and competitions.


* Interest in Property
* Technical knowledge of Adobe suite.

Job Offer

Competitive salary (circa £40-60k depending on experience) + an excellent benefits and bonus structure.

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