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Bid Manager

Ref code: RTC99099601
Engineering, Office Support
£30k - 40k per year
Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England
Office Based

SF Recruitment are collaborating with a fantastic business based in Ilkeston who are looking for a Bid Manager to join them on a full time, permanent basis. This role is ideal for someone who may be in a more junior/coordinator bid position and is looking for a step up in their career.

Our client requires a Bid Manager who will work directly with their departmental management teams to compile tender submissions and project workbooks. They require someone who will integrate into the company that has a strong team ethos, high levels of motivation, strong IT skills, excellent written & verbal communication skills, exceptional organisation & time management skills and will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation, and hence a good understanding of the importance of consistently providing a quality service to our clients.


  • Lead bids, directing and compiling contributions from the various departmental mangers and writing content to make the commercial and business case clear to the client.
  • Prepare compliant, compelling proposals, successfully conveying benefits.
  • Analyse and review tender opportunities.
  • Identify and develop Contract Opportunities in various sectors.
  • Proactively identify new tender opportunities daily by searching relevant procurement portals including OJEU (OJEC) and forwarding them onto the company Directors.
  • Monitor and maintain tenders email in-box.
  • Complete and submit tenders for the various sectors / customers.
  • Administer e-procurement site registrations, alerts and submissions.
  • Track all bid and tender activity and outcomes through an effective electronic recording & analysis system.
  • Maintain a library of current & accurate corporate information for inclusion in tenders & PQQ's
  • To create engaging and compelling bid responses.
  • Ensure that Pre-Qualification stages are completed neatly, accurately and to set deadlines and presented according to corporate standards and styles.
  • An ability to develop and manage a PQQ & tender bid library ensuring continuous improvement of the process in maintained
  • Manage the updating and registering of bid opportunities for tracking and monitoring purposes and prepare and circulate weekly PQQ and Tender summaries
  • Ensure that post-tender client feedback is obtained & recorded.
  • Review documents for spelling, grammar, consistency and formatting bids in line with our branding
  • Keep up to date with our portfolio of services and contribute to our service improvement and development

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience in the preparation of Tender Submissions.
  • Experience of writing Bids and tender documents.
  • Highly IT literate and good presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with a focus on quality.
  • Experience in balancing challenging priorities, and a range of differing demands.
  • Numerate

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Comprehensive training and development programs

If you are ambitious, detail-oriented, and ready to take your career to the next level, we would love to hear from you.

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