Bid Manager

Cordant Technical & Engineering
Staffordshire, UK
14 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Bid Manager - £50,000 - £55,000 - Staffordshire , 10 %Bonus, Pension, Company car , Healthcare and more

Company Overview

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading, global organisation with excellent career progression opportunities and a forward thinking attitude to work/life balance.

The company is a multiple award winning, multi-billion pound turnover business that are always growing and expanding. They have an excellent reputation as a business but also as an employer and are great advocates of promoting from within the ranks. They offer future opportunity to work globally should that be something you wish to do.

Role Outline

My client is looking for a Bid Manager.

This is a very exciting and unique opportunity. The client sells industrial automation into many different sectors.

You will need to have plenty of experience in a Bid / Tendering environment. You need exceptional communication skills as you will be liaising with lots of different departments to work out how to price each bespoke job to ensure you win the business.

You will be involved from cradle to grave in that you will be there to understand exactly what the client wants to delivering the final Tender.

In between this you will be communicating with an array of different stakeholders from engineers to materials suppliers etc to ensure an accurate Bid.

You will be predominantly based in the office however some engaging with the clients face to face would be needed from time to time.

You will need an electrical background / knowledge as you need to be credible in front of the client.

There is a very good team ethic in the office and the right candidate will need to fit in with that.

Overall the candidate needs to be outgoing and personable along with having an electrical / automation systems knowledge and experience in a similar tendering/ bid role with tenacity and the drive to get stuck in and create a very rewarding future for themselves.

Responsibilities will include :

Tendering for large scale sales.

Manage assigned internal & External resources

Support the commercial manager with reporting and bid prep

Review and approve bid documentation

Execute allocated bids and proposals

Risk review processes

Interact and manage clients expectations.

Guide client through tender stage where needed

Working alongside the Business development dept and Service dept

Deliver great customer service

Interacting with suppliers , both 3rd party & the company in house.

Manage and contribute to the tender process

Reporting back and presenting to internal stakeholders

Engaging clients face to face as well as email etc


ONC / HNC in Electrical engineering

Proven ability to Bid / Tender

Advanced Microsoft Office Skills

A knowledge of transformers in general would be beneficial

Positive outgoing individual

Proven ability to engage clients over the phone and face to face

Need to be driven!


£50,000 - £55,000

15% Bonus

Company car / Allowance

33 days holiday

Matched company pension scheme up to 10%

40 hours per week

Life cover

URGENT DEADLINE - Please apply to this position immediately if it is of interest.

Location - Staffordshire

Call Ashley Hamer on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) or send an email with your CV and contact details

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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