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Bid Manager - MOD - Dorchester, Dorset

Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Location: Dorchester, Dorset
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Aerospace, Communication Systems
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Bid Manager - MOD

You will be joining a leader in sonar and combat management systems for conventional submarines and surface ships.

You will be responsible for the generation and submission of high quality bids to clients, on time and within budget. The Bid Manager is to ensure that all the client's questions have been answered as fully as possible, and that the bid has the best possible chance of success.

Key Responsibilities -

+ Analysis of the invitation to bid and updating of the capture plan.

+ Preparation of a bid plan to check the feasibility of the bid preparation (work packages, deadlines, resources).

+ Establishment of the bid team from the departments involved, assignment of tasks and definition of bid costs.

+ Complete and transparent presentation of all risks which might result from the contract, including assessment and definition of measures to reduce/avoid such risks.

+ Definition of requirements for negotiations with subcontractors and partners.

+ Bid document preparation and bid writing.

+ Preparation and execution of phase reviews.

+ Management of the internal release process for bid approval.

Knowledge and skills required -

+ Candidates should have achieved adequate recognition as a professional business manager (in bidding, projects or sales) via a proven track record, with the ability to demonstrate competence in bid management disciplines via previous successful delivery of competitive bids.

+ Knowledge and experience of a structured bid management process, e.g. the Shipley process.

+ Membership of an appropriate and recognised professional institution

+ Degree educated in a related discipline.

Bid Manager - MOD


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