Bid Manager

Recruiter
Gibson Hollyhomes
Location
Stockport
Salary
£40000/annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dynamic International Business
Future career progression
Open to flexibility and lifestyle demands

My client is looking to hire a Bid Manager to join their Managed Print Solutions division, who provides managed print services to a range of large private and public sector organisations throughout the world.

Working in the Bids Team, within Professional Services Team, the role of the Bid Manager is to assist in the creation of bespoke responses to Tenders, RFI's, ITT's and PQQ's, acting as a point of contact/information for both customers and the sales teams. You will be involved in all aspects of the preparation and production of bids and tenders. The role is to bid write and collate responses within a fast-paced environment working alongside key stakeholders within the business. You would be working on more than one tender at a time and to specific timelines.

What you will do:

To effectively project manage the completion of bids & tenders, within defined timescales
To chair kick off meeting on tenders and ensure all contributors are clear on their objectives
Bring together content from various sources to produce a bespoke response for each customer
Accuracy in completing documents and price elements of bids & tenders
Support in the administration of various tender portals
Offer Pre sales support including responses to RFI's and PQQ's
Create, develop and coordinate a body of corporate responses for the direct sales team
Liaise with, and support, cross functional departments to ensure knowledge is up to date and accurate information is supplied in all responses
Maintain an up to date awareness and knowledge of the product range including solutions
Carry out other projects/duties as required

Previous experience working within a Bids & Tenders team or commercial operations function
Managed Print Service background would be beneficial, but not essential
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project & Visio)
Knowledge of project management techniques - PRINCE2, Agile, Waterfall
Ability to work in pressurised environment to tight deadlines
Ability to work across departments and with Group Bids function to promote common message
Firm, responsible and consistent when dealing with people at all levels
Approachable and willing to assist others

Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Ability to build, maintain and sustain working relationships, with internal and external stakeholders
Excellent communication skills
If you are looking for a new challenge and have previous Bid experience, then APPLY NOW