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Bid Manager

  • Salary: £48k - 55k per year + Car / Allowance & Package
  • Location: Barnsley
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PR/044936
  • Date posted: 12/02/2021
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Job description

Job Title:
Bid Manager

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Salary / Benefits:
GBP48,000 - GBP55,000 plus car allowance and package dependant on experience

Start Date:

Company Information:
A successful principal contractor for Network rail is seeking an aspiring Bid Manager to join their team in the busy and fast paced northern region within the organisation they are involved in a range of civil engineering works in a variety of sectors to include rail (bridges, embankments, stations, platforms, tunnels etc.), Environment Agency, Local Authority etc. The business units in the North are involved in multi-disciplinary civils projects, whether one off tendered projects or projects/remits within our long term framework / contract agreements with key clients.

This is an ideal opportunity for progression from junior bid management role or a site based Engineer/Agent looking for a change of direction in their career to a pre-contracts specialist role.

Skills and experience required:

  • Track record in a junior bid management or Engineering role within a rail environment
  • Ability to build personal and team relationships
  • Experience across a broad spectrum of rail/civil projects
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the civil engineering industry and possess an appropriate qualification in civil engineering (HNC/HND/Degree)
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen
  • Good all round communication and presentation skills

Key responsibilities within the role of Bid Manager will include but not be limited to:

  • Working closely with the Regional Pre-Contracts Manager and Regional Directors to ensure that business and work winning opportunities are identified and fully exploited
  • Management and completion of prequalification documentation in conjunction with the relevant functions within the business
  • Monitoring the progress of business and work winning opportunities, ensuring that the Pre-Contracts Manager and Regional Directors are kept fully appraised of all relevant opportunities and developments
  • Bid Management of tenders ensuring development of appropriate proposals and responses in a timely manner
  • To attend prequalification and bid/tender meetings as required in order to identify the appropriate submissions and proposals requirements and the input required from key support functions.
  • Effectively coordinate submissions and proposals input from supporting authors and bid teams.
  • To provide personal input into technical and descriptive writing for submissions, proposals and their supporting documentation
  • Chair key tender progress and settlement meetings
  • Monitor tender feedback from the client ensuring that opportunities to improve the company's success are acted upon
  • Input into the post tender analysis process
  • Working closely with the Work Winning Director and Regional Directors to develop processes and help to implement any business improvement initiatives.

Navartis Ltd is a specialist recruitment company supplying highly skilled technical and management professionals within the global Transportation, Civil Engineering & Utility industries, if you are seeking a new position our recruitment team can locate the opportunity to suit your needs.

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