An exciting opportunity has come up for an experienced Bid Manager to join the tender team for a major highways and tunnelling project in the West of England.
This is a major, complex infrastructure project involving bulk earthworks, tunnelling, highways and structures. This is a contract or fixed term position starting as soon as possible.
• Drive and energise the bid team to achieve a successful outcome for each allocated tender. Following designated processes and best practice in place within organisation. • Ensure that a coherent bid strategy in developed, working in conjunction with the Business Development Manager and Sector Director. • Continually evaluate winning strategy and direct team and resources to focus on activities which will enhance chance of bid success. • Oversee and be involved with tender commercial strategy. • Manage, review and edit inputs from multiple stakeholders • Agree Bid Budget and monitor expenditure with Head of Management • Manage tender programme. • Working with local and international teams to identify good content for bids • Keep up to date on the market and best practice bid governance • Undertake corporate approval process in conjunction with Work Winning Director. • Communication link to Client / Employers Agent + when we speak and don't speak with Third Parties. • Communication management and interface with joint venture partners and key supply chain. • Ensure that the correct resources for the Quality Submission are in place and that timescales are met. (Deliverables tracker in place prior to kick off). • Manage / take part in the review of the Quality Submission. • Tender feedback and dissemination once the result is known. • Handover to the project delivery team for successful tenders. • Use and follow formal meeting agendas and save presentations as power-point slides onto corporate database
• Experience as a Bid Manager for large infrastructure projects. • Degree, HND or equivalent in civil engineering or related field