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Senior Bid Manager

R-046428
  1. Glasgow
  1. Project, programme & cost management

Senior Bid Manager

Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project, cost management and building surveying consultancies operating at the forefront of the industry across a wide range of sectors. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

We are looking for a Senior Bid Manager for our North and Ireland region, based in our Glasgow office. This role will support the North and Ireland business in co-ordinating and leading our bid submissions.  The Senior Bid Manager will report to the Head of Client Development in the North region. This is an excellent development opportunity for a candidate experienced in bidding looking for more responsibility in leading submissions and managing all elements of the bidding process, it also provides an opportunity to work alongside a client development team and be involved in blue sheet and some goldsheet sessions.  Strong communication and project management/organisational skills are essential as is the ability to work autonomously at times and manage your own workload.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare bid documentation such as pre-qualification and tender documents, presentation material and collate technical input where required
  • Draft responses for non-technical content as required
  • Lead and manage strategically significant bids, managing the bid team across the region and potentially outside of region
  • Manage and oversee workload for our Graduate/ Assistant
  • Oversee and Manage all elements of the bidding process from collecting and maintaining up-to-date experience, client references and testimonials to co-ordinating win/launch sessions, producing best practice responses and maintaining oversight of all bid related activity
  • Management of bid data in CRM and PowerBI, including tracking and reporting on wins and losses
  • Support and identify the creation of new bid materials, in particular bid style, template and visuals
  • Respond to ad-hoc marketing queries and requests for information
  • Assist with writing news and internal publication articles where related to win work

Requirements

  • Extensive experience of leading on business/proposal development activities preferably within construction, consultancy, engineering or technology sectors
  • Strong project management skills – ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Collaborative approach and experience of promoting a culture of success across work winning teams.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate and engage across a wide range of stakeholders across the organisation
  • Ability to work collaboratively with bidding and work-winning teams to create compelling proposals that respond to Client requirements
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload effectively
  • Graduate in a relevant discipline (Marketing or Business)
  • Strong computer literacy, including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook packages
  • Adobe InDesign experience desirable
  • Knowledge of CRM is desirable but not essential

Training:

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 
Rewards and Benefits:

Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Faithful+Gould,a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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