Principle Bid Manager

England,West Midlands,Birmingham
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
25 January 2019
23 February 2019
Jessica Preece
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Bid manager, bids, content creation

Your new company

An international facilities managements organisation. This organisation has been around for 100 years and they are still growing and carving the way in the industry. You can ensure they are a commercial business which focuses on helping our customers to serve Britain.

Your new role

Typical Day;

* Attending customer / bid events or site visits
* Preparing the bid programme and schedule of deliverables including setting key meeting dates.
* Preparing win plans and other documentation for presentation by you to BU executives and steering groups.
* Identifying and tasking bid team members and bid reviewers.
* Leading kick-off and progress meetings either in person or by conference call with bid team members.
* Leading or facilitating workshops to develop win themes, the commercial strategy or elements of our technical solution.
* Overseeing bid progress against programme.
* Meeting with partners and supply chain to develop a coherent solution to meet client requirements.
* Leading cost and quality reviews.
* Writing or rewriting a section.
* Looking for and crafting good evidence and case studies.
* Training and mentoring others on bid process or bidding best practice.
* Leading the handover of your winning bid to the delivery team.
* Leading a bid wash-up so lessons learnt can be brought forward to the next bid.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate should have previous experience in bid management within a Facilities Management and/or Defence environment. Further requirements include:

* Experience of the bid process in a fast paced environment, able to work across different sectors.
* Experience of leading and winning medium value and complexity bids.
* Knowledge and understanding of public (and private) sector bid requirements.
* Experience of keeping track of multiple, complex, time-phased activities.
* Excellent time management and prioritisation.
* Understanding of commercial requirements including cost planning, estimating and balancing risk with reward.
* Strong project management and application of processes and knowledge to achieve objectives.
* Able to facilitate meetings/workshops to develop winning solutions.
* Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills at all levels.
* Excellent verbal and written communication.
* Able to build high performing teams.
* Creative, with an enquiring mind.
* Able to embrace change and drive continual improvement.
* Desire to see job through from start to finish.
* Team player, keen to help others to achieve.

What you'll get in return

This organisation are one of the most diverse companies in the sector. You can grow in a specific sector or broaden your horizons by applying your skills to a new sector. You may be surprised where your career can take you.

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