£1 - £2 per day
about 1 year ago
Bid Manager; Commercial; Contracts; Negotiations; Business Development; Supply Chain
Defence; Security; MOD; Aerospace; Engineering; Manufacturing; Technology
Kidderminster, West Midlands
6 months contract, rate dependent on experience
A truly unique opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and world renowned experts in their field.
Working within Propulsion and Rocket Science projects, the Bid Manager is the key focus responsible for interfacing with customers and producing bids in accordance with the processes.
The Role - Bid Manager
Responsibility for the creation and management of commercial contracts in a robust and timely manner, ensuring commercial risks are transparent, minimised and/or mitigated where possible.
Negotiation of Terms and Conditions, Non-Disclosure Agreements and other Contracting arrangements with Customers and Suppliers covering the supply of Materials and Services; and certify that bids to Customers that are underpinned with robust & valid Supplier quotations.
Support to the management of the Supplier base to include supplier selection and approval and Implementation of the Make/Buy policy in formulating Strategic Sourcing Frameworks.
Managing the interfaces with customers and manages bids from strategy review to contract acceptance in line with the process and achieving a defined contribution to order intake.
Updating and maintaining all legal terms and conditions and standards relating to contracts
Acting as an expert and advising on Bids and Contracts to both the Purchasing and Sales and Marketing Departments.
Ensuring compliance with company processes and policy for Procurement, Statutory Legal Obligations, Ethical Standards and corporate governance relating to procurement and all International trading legislation and controls associated with materials and products.
Supporting customers in understanding our proposals, payment plans, milestones, liaising with bid project managers via project plans, risk registers as appropriate.
A team player with the ability to deal confidently and professionally with both internal colleagues and external customers at all levels.
An excellent communicator with the ability to competently conduct meetings/presentations at all levels within the business and with external customers.
Of an enthusiastic, energetic, flexible and dedicated disposition coupled with a desire to develop and utilise new and current skills to the benefit of the business.
Experienced in negotiating MoD contracts
Able to demonstrate an understanding of contractual matters and be willing to develop this competency in line with business practices.
Able to develop a sound understanding of internal and external customer bid processes.
Experienced in bidding for engineering/manufacturing contracts would be an advantage.