Bid Manager (Technical)
£70k - £85k + Benefits + Bonus

Bid Manager

Ref: 542| Posted: 10th May 2024

Bid Manager    – Building – Construction – Birmingham or Leicester  + REMOTE WORK (Likely 3 days office / 2 days home working split) .

Opportunity to join one of the UK's most successful Tier 1 building main contractors, with a very stable and fast growing forward order book.

Wealth of upcoming work on stable long term public sector project frameworks.

Ideal opportunity for stable work and good work / life balance.



The Bid Manager will help in the sourcing of new opportunities, bidding for, securing and closing deals.  

This company operate across a wide range of construction sectors including Commercial, Education, Healthcare, Leisure, Multi Storey Residential and Defence.


Job Duties:

  • Ownership and accountability of the performance and deliverables of specific Bid Teams;
  • Contributing to continuous improvement through pre-construction with specific responsibility to lead development initiatives;
  • Assist Preconstruction Manager with the allocation / appropriate level of team resources to bids;
  • Contribute to bid evaluation and suitability of the tender for selection to bid;
  • Main “Point of Contact” with Client/Design Team on bids;
  • Lead strategically important/business critical individual project and framework bids;
  • Willingness to become expert and lead in specific sectors/topics;
  • Appraisal of ITT/RFP documentation to identify key risks and opportunities;
  • Organising and leading bid strategy meetings;
  • Support Bid Team throughout the tender process, including setting the tender Win Strategy;
  • Formulating bid programmes and assessing priorities between multiple bids;
  • Leading the bid management process;
  • Leading the development of bid response that exceeds our client’s expectations;
  • Preparing presentations and attending interviews;
  • Formulating and developing alternative proposals inc. value engineering and optioneering;
  • Input into the planning and programming and the development of construction methodologies;
  • Directly supervise a Graphic Designer and Bid Proposals Coordinator on individual bids;
  • Provide support and mentoring to other Bid Managers;
  • To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager.



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

*Degree and/or Professionally Qualified

*Previous work in a  bid manager // Preconstruction Manager / Preconstruction Design Manager / Work Winning role.
*If you have strong experience of Bid / Preconstruction from another related role such as Project Manager or Design Manager, transferring your experience over to a full time bid role will also be considered. 

*Previous main contractor or engineering consultancy employment 

*Previous building sector projects.


The successful Bid Manager will receive:

-£70,000 - £85,000 Basic 
-Car / Allowance 


To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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