Interim Bid Manager

Bristol, UK
15 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Alexandra is the market-leading provider of work wear in the UK with a 165 year history. In addition the business has operations located in the Netherlands and Ireland. Reviving its Heritage and Core brand proposition has seen strong year on year growth in the last 7 years. The business is focused on delivering further future growth in the UK and across International markets by being the most trusted expert of uniform provision and being renowned for Customer Service.

We need an Interim Bid Manager to start immediately continue to support the great work of our existing team.

By joining Alexandra, you will bring experience, knowledge and values consistent with the Alexandra brand into the process of sourcing and galvanising key stakeholders to deliver world-class responses to Tenders to support the growth of our Private and Public Customer bases in support of our Sales teams.

Job Purpose

Reporting into the Head of Customer Experience, the Bid Manager will be responsible for Alexandra's Tender Process from sourcing and acquisition of Tenders through to final bid submission. The Bid Manager will notify key stakeholders of new Tenders, co-ordinate delivery of content from key stakeholders and manage the completion of bid submissions on time. A key responsibility for the Bid manager will be reporting on successful and unsuccessful bids to the business and take responsibility for co-ordinate lessons learned from unsuccessful bids and apply those learnings to the continuous improvement of the bid process. They will also be accountable for developing and maintaining the Tender content library. The Bid Manager will be the primary point of contact for the rest of the business with respect to Tenders/Bids and will guide, advise and direct stakeholders in both Private and Public teams to deliver the best responses that we can.

We are also about embark on the roll out of a piece of software to better support our Tender process and this will be an areas you will be very involved in.

As part of the interim contract, we would also welcome your feedback and analysis of our current processes and procedures. We would be open to recommendations of new ways of work and potentially other pieces of software which may automate and bring further efficiencies to our team.

If you are an experienced Bid Manager who is currently available for an interim contract, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for someone for around 3 months, although this is highly flexible and subject to change. We offer a great place to work within a supportive and team-spirited company who genuinely collaborate to achieve our goals.

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