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Bid Manager

Ref: VAC-17419
  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Region: Anglia
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Industry: Energy and Utilities
  • Discipline: Bid Manager
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Bid Manager (Hybrid Role)

New Bid Manager opportunity to work with a leading company in the water and environment sector. This is a rapidly evolving business, and they need someone to drive them into the next era by supporting their passion to win new and exciting projects, in the UK and internationally.

They are looking for a Bid Manager who can step into this new role and work towards taking ownership of a small and focused bidding team, provide insight and strategy to improve how they do things, and be a mentor and line manager junior bidding professionals.

Industry Experience
They really want you to be future focussed. You’ll have the opportunity to shape the strategy and how the team develops. They want you to be able to lead strategic conversations with clear market insights and remain focussed on positioning and winning high-value work with their strategic clients.

Desired Qualifications
• Five years+ experience in working within bid environment.
• People management experience is preferred but not essential.
• An excellent Bid Writer and have the ability to interpret and translate complex technical content into engaging bid content.

Skills to set you apart
It is ok if you don’t tick every box, they do want to hear from candidates with diverse professional and personal backgrounds and they understand that not every career path looks the same, so it doesn’t mean you won’t be right for this role if you don’t fulfil every need.
• They would like you to be educated to degree level in a technical or management subject, although relevant experience will be considered in lieu of qualifications.
• Experienced in stakeholder management and have the skills and the ability to work as part of diverse teams.
• Proficient at chairing meetings and actively managing all aspects of a proposal with authority as well as providing appropriate challenge to a wide variety of stakeholders.
• Strong stakeholder management skills and competent at influencing and communicating at all levels and across multiple platforms.

Should this position be of interest, please contact Lisa Easthope on 0208 126 4537 / for more details.