Head of Bids

Location
England,Lancashire,Preston
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
03 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
14020140/001
Contact
Sarah Johnson
Job Discipline
Other
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Utilities
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Brand new Head of Bids role within a business services organisation based in Preston heading up a bids team


Client Details

Growing and ambitious business based in Preston looking for a Head of Bids to lead their team.


Description

The Head of Bids will have proven skills in bid management, pricing and contracting. You will be experienced in managing the creation, review and submission of bids, proposals and customer agreements, participating in key review meeting and final document review, content sign off and document production. You must have experience of coordinating and updating a CRM system.



Responsibilities include the implementation of all necessary bids procedures, governance and processes. This is a highly networked role that required an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines. The role will also require you to demonstrate the following:

* Lead sessions with the bid team members to create and manage the bid structure, content and responses

* Proactively develop and manage a network of subject matter experts

* Generate costing models and develop pricing submissions

* Coordinate the delivery of completed written responses against agreed deadlines

* Review responses from a variety of stakeholders

* Present all new bid content

* Update CRM systems


Profile

The successful Head of Bids will be based in Preston and will have at least 5 years big management experience, as well as line management.

Ideally you will have experience in working on service based bids and be able to communicate and influence at a senior level. You will also have strong time management skills, excellent attention to detail and be a strategic thinker who can understand complex issues and come up with solutions.


Job Offer

£50,000 + bonus + benefits

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