Commercial Bid Manager - Packaging

23 July 2018
20 August 2018
Kay Fairclough
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Bid Manager opportunity to join a specialist packaging manufacturer based in Crewe.

Client Details

Market leading, UK based, specialist packaging manufacturer operating for nearly 100 years. Independently owned, the company have a strong heritage and long standing relationships with the customers they service. Providing high quality, innovative ranges at competitive prices, they are able to develop bespoke solutions for their customers. Currently on an upward curve, the business now require a brand new Commercial Manager to be the key point of contact for the bidding and commercial process.


* Take ownership of the bid process; establishing standard documentation, statistical information, and overseeing communication across the sales and marketing teams
* Project manage large bids end to end
* Work with the sales, marketing, customer service and finance teams to ensure consistency in approach
* Explore new avenues for revenue and seek opportunities that the company can exploit in its bid process
* Responsibility for the financial management of projects, putting together bids for new work and negotiating and agreeing contracts
* Evaluate and feedback to the business on wins and losses, and suggest and implement improvements throughout the process


* Similar role held previously with evidence of a high rate of success with bids
* Strong commercial awareness and excellent numerical skills
* Good verbal and written communication skills - clarity in communications
* Project management and excellent internal and external team leadership
* Extensive understanding of the packaging or similar industry
* Flexible in your day to day approach
* Talent for negotiation
* Commutable to Crewe daily

Job Offer

Commercial Manager offering a competitive salary and long term development opportunities

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