Job Details

Bid Manager

Ref: VAC-16978
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Region: London
  • Location: London
  • Industry: Travel, Transportation and Tourism
  • Discipline: Bid Manager
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Our client, a large corporate travel organisation, is seeking a Bid Manager to join their team. The Bid Manager will assemble a bid team with the relevant service / product / business knowledge required to prepare a winning bid, whilst taking ownership of the end-to-end bid process. This is a highly networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.

Key Responsibilities
” To manage the bid qualification (bid go / no go) process for new opportunities
” Manage virtual bid teams and inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, product teams, finance, commercial, legal and delivery
” Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer
” Risk tracking and management throughout the bid process
” Contributing to the written proposal – both in terms of content and presentation (such as preparation of a management summary)
” Manage the bid budget
” Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids
” Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues
” Arrange all post bid reviews with customers, post contract award

Key Skills / Experience
” Experience of bidding within a service-led industry
” Strong written English language skills
” Excellent Microsoft Word and PowerPoint skills
” Creative thinking and writing skills
” Excellent attention to detail, proof reading and research skills
” Strong organisational skills
” Be able to interpret complex information and present to the audience in a simplified and informative way
” Proven ability to influence and work with all levels of seniority across the business
” Strong time management/prioritisation skills
” InDesign skills an advantage but not essential

Should this position be of interest, please contact Ben Hannon on 02089732462 /