Bid Manager - Rail

Recruiter
The Management Recruitment Group
Location
Abergavenny, South Wales
Salary
£45000 - £50000/annum car allowance, stakeholder pension
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Founded in 1968 and still privately owned, Griffiths is one of the leading civil engineering and construction contractors operating in Wales, the English boarder counties and the West of England. Due to increased work load and a large tender pipeline, Griffiths are seeking to hire a Bid Manager to join their work winning team based at their head office in Abergavenny.

The Bid Manager will focus on a key business sector, rail, leading a diverse range of tenders for clients including Network Rail and the Welsh Government. The Bid Manager will have an integral part in contributing to Griffiths strategy to further solidify their name as the ‘go to’ main contractor in Wales; and as they look to increase their annual turnover of circa £130 million.

The Bid Manager will report to the Business Development Director and responsibilities include:

- Producing Company marketing literature (Project Sheets, Brochures etc.);
- To manage, write and prepare pre-qualification submissions;
- To manage Tender Submissions;
- Write and produce Tender Quality Submissions (Quality question responses, technical responses, Tender Stage Method Statements etc.);
- Managing multi-disciplinary teams;
- Producing and delivering high quality presentations for marketing, prequalification and tender purposes;
- Assist with public relations, advertising programs, corporate identity development and implementation, special events and market research activities;
- Liaison with estimating team during tender (but not responsible for actual pricing of tenders);
- Obtain feedback on tender submissions and implement improvements;
- Represent the company with clients, the public and the wider construction industry.

The Bid Manager will have a high standard of writing for Technical Submissions with excellent grammar and language skills. They will perform well in a team environment with excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and ability to work to strict deadlines. Due to the nature of the business, an in depth understanding of civil engineering and construction industry terminology and delivery methods is required.

The Bid Manager will either have a proven and successful track record of winning work in the rail sector or may be a civil engineer with a keen interest in work winning, who is looking to change career direction into a bidding role.

Candidates will ideally have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with ideally over four years of civil engineering industry experience. Candidates without a degree, ideally over six years civil engineering industry experience. Any other relevant experience may also be taken into consideration.

In return you will receive a salary of up to £50,000 per annum and a full benefits package including car allowance and stakeholder pension.

The Management Recruitment Group has been retained for this appointment. Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Elliot Fry on (Apply online only).

If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Bids/Business Development and Marketing Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications