Bid Manager

Recruiter
Capita Resourcing Ltd (IT Resourcing)
Location
Letchworth Garden City
Salary
£35k - £45000.00 pa + Benefits
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Capita IT Resourcing is currently recruiting for a Bid Manager to work for a Professional organisation whp provide packaged financial software, bespoke software, consultancy, hosting services and managed services to a multitude of public and private sector organisations in the UK and Ireland. The successful candidate will work closely with Sales and Marketing teams and other senior stakeholders across the business.

What you will do:

- Contribute to the stop/go decision, providing opportunity evaluation advice (including organization and evaluation of research to inform decisions)
- Advise the sales team on client scoping calls and meetings, ensuring that we fully identify the client's needs
- Be responsible for preparation of bid documents and associated materials, with a laser focus on the creation of bid content and messages that focus on the client's needs
- Lead bid planning meetings to establish win themes, competitive strategy, proposition development and commercial approach
- Rehearse and coach the sales team in preparation for formal presentations and associated meetings
- Project manage the process from inception to bid de-brief, working in conjunction with research and analysis colleagues to capture trends and inform future thinking
- Create, communicate and drive collective delivery against a bid timetable, to facilitate high quality, truly compelling and differentiated outputs.

Your experience will include:

- Proven effective time and project management skills, coupled with the ability to quickly develop positive consultancy relationships with the sales community
- Extensive experience of scoping, bidding and coaching sales teams for success
- Excellent communication skills - both written and oral
- Experience in a software sales environment would be an advantage
- Bid writing experience & skills -- ability to create winning proposals through storyboarding, creating differentiation, self-scoring etc.
- Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
- Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
- A positive, proactive approach. You will bring your creativity, tenacity and energy to the role
- High attention to detail and a strong client focus
- Experience of working in a target-driven environment

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply, please send me your updated CV in response to this advert.

Capita IT Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita IT Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

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