Bid Manager

Job Title: Bid Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: package
Reference: J901611_1564147118
Contact Name: Amanda Winder
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2019 14:18

Job Description

Bid Manager - Manchester

Permanent ­- £40k-£45k DOE

North West - Manchester

My client are specialists fit out contractor that is well established in the market place. Due to an increase in recent contracts my client are looking to strengthen their North West Bid Team with an accomplished Bid Manager to drive continued expansion within the region.

My client are looking for someone who is confident in managing and leading bids in the construction sector. Candidates should ideally have a minimum of 2 to 3 years' experience in the bidding process, ensuring the relevant resources and project team are managed to achieve required deliverables programme. The team is looking for someone with excellent IT skills, an eye for detail and the ability to make a difference from Day 1.

The successful post-holder will play a vital role in ensuring that we continue to produce the best possible bids, learning from each submission so that we can continuously develop and improve. The role is working within specialists fit out and high end refurbishment sector.


  • Review Business Strategy
  • Develop opportunities into PQQ's or tenders seeking bid writing support as required
  • Production of PQQ's
  • Production of tender support documents
  • Production of written tender submission documents
  • Production (and management) of presentations
  • Maintaining a Tender Information Library
  • Developing "Best Practice" responses
  • Management of Key Contacts database
  • Maintain a PQQ / tender log
  • Maintenance of knowledge management system
  • Obtain feedback from submitted bids
  • Providing information to support PR and marketing activity
  • Production of marketing literature

Develop and implement strategies for winning bids:

  • Liaise with both internal and external parties to develop bid strategies
  • Oversee and lead bid teams in the planning and delivery of PQQ and bid submissions in line

With agreed strategies

  • Act as a point of contact for customers during tendering process

To consider you will have proven experience of the following;

  • Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; Inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
  • Experience of construction activity
  • Understanding of public sector procurement methods
  • Approachable "people person"
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to coach responses from our construction teams
  • Good standard of English
  • Creative writer
  • Understanding of public sector procurement methods

If this sounds like the development opportunity you are looking for, please email your CV to or contact me on 07585967544.

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