Bid Pricing Analyst

InterQuest Solutions
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Bid Pricing Analyst - Up to £42,500 - London

InterQuest Recruitment are currently for a Bid Pricing Analyst for one of our valued clients based in Central London. The purpose of the role is to respond to tenders with an aim of maximising group profitability.

*Typically bid responses must be completed within 15 to 20 days from receipt and tight/firm customer deadlines are normal.
*Creating complex and bespoke pricing models
*Reviewing, analysing and recommending optimal pricing positions for all key (and often bespoke) elements included in bid pricing.
*Active member of virtual bid / engagement teams for large global customers.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

*Strong commercial acumen, including knowledge & understanding of financial terminology (e.g. Present Value, Residuals, Leasing).
*Familiarity with basic management accounting concepts particularly Profit & Loss statements (P&Ls), and experience of reviewing their component elements.
*Very Advanced Excel skills including ability to construct accurate bespoke complex financial modeling and VBA for analysing complex deal models.
*MS Access or other database skills.

*Degree qualified
*At least 3 years pricing experience
*Numerate with highly developed oral and written communication skills including ability to perform customer facing presentations and communicate at all levels
*Must be able to present themselves as a credible pricing expert within the organisation, and to high level customers.
*A team player with the ability to work with and achieve results through others.
*Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and solve problems, particularly in scenarios requiring both logical and lateral thinking.
*A self-starter who acts on own initiative, taking ownerships of tasks and being accountable for their successful conclusion.
*The ability to facilitate discussion and to resolve conflicts between work teams.
*Project management skills, including the ability to prioritise workload and work calmly under time pressure, are also required to be able to deliver the necessary pricing components to agreed bid deadlines.

Interquest Group PLC is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.