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Bid Manager

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Bid Manager

Salary £65k + car/allowance + pension/healthcare

The right candidate will lead Bids and Tender processes for civil engineering infrastructure projects for clients such as Network Rail, Highways England/Wales, LU, Transport for London etc.


  • Drive and energise the bid team to achieve a successful outcome for each allocated tender. Following designated processes and best practice in place within organisation.
  • Continually evaluate winning strategy and direct team and resources to focus on activities which will enhance chance of bid success
  • Arrange all necessary internal meetings - Kickoff / Settlement and others identified in work winning process. (use outo )
  • Agree Bid Budget and monitor expenditure.
  • Manage tender programme.
  • Produce actions and appoint individuals to complete relevant items arising from the meetings / minutes. Drive actions to completion.
  • Undertake corporate approval process in conjunction with Work Winning Director
  • Communication link to Client / Employers Agent + when we speak and don't speak with Third Parties
  • Keep senior management informed of development on tender and gain acceptance of key decision points
  • Issue Ops / Commercial / Temp Works / Specialist third party briefs Identify Estimator and Planner requirements where necessary.
  • Communication management and interface with joint venture partners and key supply chain
  • Oversee designers Brief in conjunction with Technical Services
  • Manage designers where necessary to achieve optimum solutions
  • Involvement in appointment of specialist third parties
  • Participate in review of suppliers to receive tender enquiries

  • Oversee and be involved with tender commercial strategy
  • Manage Risk / Opportunity including commercial
  • Work with commercial manager to understand route map to deliver margin set within business plan
  • Decide what queries we raise (or do not raise) in line with the tender strategy

  • Arrange and co-ordinate tender and post-tender meetings / interviews with the Client / Employers Agent
  • Ensure that the correct resources for the Quality Submission are in place and that timescales are met. (Deliverables tracker in place prior to kickoff)
  • Manage / take part in the review of the Quality Submission
  • Tender feedback and dissemination once the result is known
  • Handover to the project delivery team for successful tenders
  • Use and follow formal meeting agendas and save presentations as powerpoint slides onto corporate database.

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