Posted on Jan 20, 2019 by Anonymous
Job Title: Bid Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Job Ref: #452
Start Date: January 2019
Salary: £65k to £70k basic plus competitive package
Company & Project: Top 50 main contractor operating in the Commercial, Education, and Leisure & Retail sectors on a regional basis, are seeking to recruit an experienced and effective Bid Manager to complement their Pre Construction team, based in Suffolk.
Our client is one of the largest privately owned contractors in the market, with a healthy order-book in terms of project pipeline and long term stability. They have a mix of projects procured from frameworks and on a competitive basis, involving both single and two stage tenders.
The business is growing organically and they are looking to target higher value jobs now and in the future, which is why they are looking to expand their pre-construction offering.
Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will take responsibility for managing bids and tender submissions, handling single and two stage tenders generated from a range of frameworks, and including traditionally tendered work for private and public sector clients.
Projects are typically worth between £5m and £20m in single value, incorporating all types of construction, including New Build, Design & Build, Refurbishment and Fit Out.
Previous experience in managing pre con activities required for bid collation, involving the utilisation of planning, estimating and design disciplines is essential. Client facing, presentation, and first rate communication skills will need to be clearly demonstrated at interview stage, in conjunction with a clear track record of managing bids to a successful contract award.
* Previously held Pre Con/Bid Manager roles with recognised Main Contractors, within the East of England.
* Adept with work winning methodology in securing single and two stage tenders for projects in excess of £5m.
* Strong client facing and management skills, experience in leading teams of c5 staff.
* Ideally from a Planning, Estimating or Design Management background.
* Sector experience must include Commercial, Education, and Leisure & Retail.
* Previous Roles: Pre Construction Manager OR Senior Bid Manager OR Bid Manager OR Design Manager OR Senior Estimator OR Senior Planner.
Qualifications & Skills: Degree or HND in Civil Engineering or Construction/Building. A working knowledge of pre construction software, including Conquest, ASTA PowerProject and 4 Projects is preferable.
Application Process: If you would like more information on this Bid Manager position or any other vacancy please email your current CV through where it will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 48 hours if your CV is of interest.
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