Bid Management
South East

Bid Manager

Ref: 9822| Posted: 9th Sep 2020


A fantastic opportunity has become available for an experienced Bid Manager to work closely with the sales director of a leading construction contractor based in the South East.

They are a specialist fit-out contractor offering solutions across the whole of construction.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Working across the entire business liaising with the estimating department to produce accurate and compelling bid responses, preparing evidence-based examples and statistics, updating the tender library.
  • Working closely with the sales director on bid strategy
  • Identify and evaluate Contract Notices, PQQs, and tenders with the wider business development team.
  • Undertake a feasibility review for tender opportunities (i.e. Bid/No Bid decision) and produce a project plan (where relevant).
  • Draft clear, concise, and well-articulated tender responses that meet specifications and requirements.
  • Prepare quotations, proposals, and presentations to support the commercial team
  • Review feedback on tender responses and utilise lessons learned to continuously update the Tender Library
  • Working closely with the work winning team on concise tenders


The successful candidate will possess the following skills, qualifications, and experience:


  • Previous work experience in a Bid role within a construction contractor
  • Commercially competent
  • At least 5 years working with a technical / engineering bid role
  • Understanding of the fit-out sector is preferred with any knowledge on glass and glazing would be an added advantage
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent team player
  • A demonstrable track record in increasing tenders and raising the profile of the business