Bid Manager

Location
England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
12 Jul 2019
Ref
14013838/001
Contact
Sean Kerr
Job Discipline
Business Development
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Financial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity for a Bid Manager to join a Tier One staff-orientated Financial Services firm in Manchester City Centre.


Client Details

The client is a global financial services, with an office in Manchester City Centre, and is looking for a Bid Manager with ambitious for a long term career in bids. The client is progressive in its approach and it sees the value in having teams composed of staff with a diversity of different sector experience. The company is founded on the principle of staff-first, with a clear focus on continual professional development, career progression and providing support to ensure its employees achieve their goals. A multinational national industry leader, this client is looking for a candidate with experience at either a Bid Manager or Senior Executive level.


Description

* To manage the bid qualification (bid go / no go) process for new opportunities
* Manage virtual bid teams and inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, product teams, finance, commercial, legal and delivery
* Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer
* Risk tracking and management throughout the bid process
* Contributing to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation (such as preparation of a management summary)
* Manage the bid budget
* Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids
* Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues
* Arrange all post bid reviews with customers, post contract award


Profile

* Experience in managing a bids department and executing bid strategy
* Must be comfortable working at CEO / Director Level (internal and external customers).
* Content and Communication skills, with exceptionally good English and able to write persuasively
* Dedicated to exceeding the customer's expectations
* Commitment to carrying oneself with the highest level of integrity


Job Offer

Competitive basic salary and excellent career opportunities in a Global Financial Services Company with head offices in Manchester City Centre. On top of this, the successful candidate will benefit from the following:

* A long term plan for professional development
* Career progression opportunities
* The opportunity to manage a team with autonomy
* A highly varied role that will keep you on your feet and engaged
* Flexible work hours
* Pension
* 25 days annual holiday plus 3 annual discretionary days and opportunity to buy additional annual leave
* Flexi-time
* Bonus plan
* Free membership to health plan
* Employee assistance programmes, counselling included
* Option to work from home up to three days per week

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