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Daniel Higgins
07800 524 454

Daniel is the Business Sector Director for the Bids team at BidRecruitment.  He specialises in Bid recruitment across the Technology sector, placing Bids and Work Winning professionals with clients across IT infrastructure and services, Telecommunications, Cloud based technology, I


Job Description

REF: 15460
Posted: 29 April 2020
Closes: 30 June 2020

A Bid / Proposal Manager is now required to join a leading and innovative Energy and Engineering Consultancy to be based remotely initially but long term in Birmingham.

Key Work Activities

  • Research, identify and highlight bidding opportunities using all appropriate methods, including tender portal searches, active networking and regular interaction with key stakeholders.
  • Analyse tender alerts and determine suitability for business, present options internally and support the establishment of bid/no bid determination.
  • Manage and contribute to the generation of responses to Grant Funding Applications, Requests for Information, Requests for Proposals, pre-Qualification Questionnaires, Invitation to Tenders and other submissions as required. This may involve collaborating with external stakeholders in obtaining the required information and presenting it in an acceptable manner or generating the content.
  • Lead bid development in accordance with our Bid Management Process with internal convened teams and external partners, facilitating kick-off and strategy meetings, contributing to the design, approach and development of our proposition.
  • Create relevant, compelling, original responses, in conjunction with subject matter experts throughout the business, that reflect the customer requirements and successfully differentiate us from the competition.
  • Responsible for final submission ensuring appropriate time scheduling for review and completion of bids within the agreed timeframes.
  • Maintain good relationships with all stakeholders throughout the bid process and ensure effective communication of bid status.
  • Upon completion of bids, co-ordinate lessons learnt and upon award notification record bid evaluation feedback.
  • Management and governance of the Bid Library, an on-going document resource for all future proposals and bids.

What credentials are we ideally looking for?

  • Degree or equivalent. Previous experience of managing grant and/or tender applications.
  • Proven successful track record of bid management and /or business development.
  • Comfortable working for a dynamic, agile and technical organisation with a rapidly expanding customer base.
  • An effective and driven manager who thrives through challenge.
  • Positive , self-motivated, approaches work with integrity, resilience and tenacity.
  • Highly organised, ability to work at pace and able to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise at all levels.
  • Excellent articulation, ability to write creatively and logically to produce good quality focused compelling content.
  • Strong organisational, problem solving and planning skills, including ability to prioritise and negotiate competing goals.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office packages

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Daniel Higgins on 07800 524454 or email

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