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Bid Manager

Ref: VAC-17389
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Region: South Central
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Industry: Environmental Services
  • Discipline: Bid Manager
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Bid Manager / Portsmouth Office with Flexible Working

Our client, a leader in maritime technology is seeking an experienced Bid Manager to join their growing team. The Bid Manager will work alongside the Business Development and Capture Team to help establish a strong bidding ethos within the organisation.

As Bid Manager your responsibilities will include:
• Plan, coordinate and manage the bid process, liaising with the required individuals to resource bids effectively and economically
• Facilitate the development and completion of bids by gathering technical, commercial, financial information from a wide range of sources, communicating with all aspects of the business
• Manage inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from business development, finance, commercial, engineering and technical, including a network of external partners
• Ensure responsiveness by working with Business Development to ensure Capture activities and winning themes translate in to proposals effectively
• Enable quality through the review and production of bid documentation, providing a pre-submission control point to ensure quality and consistency of the final outputs, working with Adobe Suite to finalise and ensure a winning bid submission
• Play a key role in solution development, ensuring that you critically analyse solutions and understand competitive positioning of a proposal
• Create and maintain a content database, ensuring up to date information and technical data is ready for use in proposals when appropriate

Bid Manager Qualifications / Experience
• APMP Foundation / Practitioner Qualification desirable
• Experience of successful bid management and contract award
• Experience of defence bid submissions desirable
• Excellent organisation and time management skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work autonomously
• Superior MS Office / Adobe Skills

Should this Bid Manager position be of interest, please contact Lisa Easthope on 0208 126 4537 or email