Bid / Proposals Manager (Non-Technical)
£60k - £80k + Benefits

Bid Manager

Ref: 233| Posted: 13th Sep 2021

Bid Manager / Proposals Manager – Building – Construction - Residential - Hertfordshire


Our client is one of the UK's largest building main contractors. They operate across both public and private sectors, with a good mix of private sector work as well as being on a number of key frameworks.

Working on deals typically between £100,000 to £300 million plus in value. By winning work, the Bid Team ensures that the company can maintain its success, with this region continuing to grow.

The majority of work in the region is focused on housing refurbishment and new build opportunities although both public and commercial buildings are increasingly important.
The department handles multiple deals (up to 20) at any one time, at varying stages of the tender process. Whilst individuals are given responsibility for individual deals, the ethos is to support each other and utilise the knowledge and experience throughout the team.


  • Responsible for the timely planning, management and completion of allocated selection questionnaires and tender submissions through the various stages of the procurement process
  • Planning, drafting, writing and coordinating responses to bids. Be able to construct relevant answers which clearly answer the client’s requirements, ensuring the company is in the best position to be successful in the process.
  • Build internal and external relationships with individuals in order to create quality bids
  • Visit operational sites and other offices. Gather information from other stakeholders and share information with the rest of the team, either through written reports or verbally, to record the visit
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance and improve the process, whilst obtaining and sharing best practice with the team
  • Undertake research for the team to improve bid content
  • Develop and use creative approaches to the writing and presentation of bids
  • Reviewing bid submissions for quality and accuracy
  • Ensure the quality of the response meets the company standards
  • Maintain a high level of market intelligence, legislative requirements and best practice in order to create winning bids
  • Ensure accurate and up to date information is used in all submitted documents
  • Updating a library of company standard SQ and tender responses (Boilerplate)
  • Create / assist with PowerPoint presentations
  • Provide administrative support as required


To be considered for this Bid Manager role you must meet the following criteria:

*Previous Main Contractor employment history ideally but not essential. Consultancy , sub contractor or engineering company employment backgrounds may also be considered.
*Previous work on Residential / social housing /construction / building sector or civil engineering / infrastructure projects.
*Previous work in a bid manager / bid coordinator / submissions manager, proposals manager, tender manager or bid writer.
*Good communication skills.


The successful Bid Manager will receive:

-Competitive Basic
-Car / Allowance
To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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