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Head of Bids

£85,000 - £85,000

UK / West Midlands

Construction, Property & Facilities



Laura Turner
020 3962 9900

Laura specialises in the recruitment of Bid Management, Business Development and Marketing roles for Main Contractors, Affordable Housing Contractors, Specialist Sub-Contractors and Maintenance providers. After studying at Kingston College, Laura started her career in technical recruitm


Job Description

REF: 15287
Posted: 19 February 2020
Closes: 31 March 2020

Job Title: Head of Bid Management

Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 plus excellent package

Location: West Midlands

Company Background:

Our client is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Job Description:

In this role you will develop and drive a bid team that can undertake every aspect of large bids, valued in excess of £3m. You will oversee close collaboration between the bid team and key operations/functional personnel.

You will be responsible for managing the bid pipeline by facilitating effective qualification reviews and ensuring each bid is appropriately resourced, report on the bid pipeline and KPIs, liaise with Senior Managers to ensure necessary support is given when needed and ensure each bid goes through the correct governance and planning.

You will create and maintain a world-class bid function that delivers compelling and winning bids which articulate the company’s value proposition and provides a solid foundation for delivery success.

Essential requirements:

  • A broad understanding of current bid strategies.
  • Strong influencing, written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Knowledge of both Public & Private sector bidding.
  • Previous experience of managing bid teams on multi-million pound contracting projects.
  • Previous experience of managing technical people working on design and cost analysis.
  • Demonstrable ability to create written work and presentation material of the highest standard.

Personal qualities:

A motivated and driven self-starter with a positive attitude to overcoming obstacles and solving cross-business challenges. An organised individual with excellent time management and communication skills.

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