Bid Manager

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  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

  • Sector:

    Project Manager

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Bid Manager

A global leader in specialised components and subsystems for innovative solutions are looking to recruit a Bid Manager to take ownership of the end-to-end bid process, creating a team with the relevant knowledge required to prepare winning bids.

As a Bid Manager your responsibilities will include:

+ Review and compile technical information from Technical Specialists to provide written commercial response to the business leaders.

+ Delivery of pricing quotations to Sales/Business Development through the compilation of a Bid Review document, ensure appropriate profit levels are achieved.

+ To construct proposals that succeed both internally and externally by liaising with Engineering, Operations, Finance and Commercial departments.

+ At an early stage, anticipate the commercial, cost and delivery risks on a project including the appropriate contingency for mitigation.

+ Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues

+ To develop and maintain customer contacts to generate new business, through attending Trade Shows, customer meetings and industry events.

+ Build a view of the market, our win/loss ratio and suggestions for improvement.

To succeed in this role you will have:

+ Commercial understanding of business functions including Finance, Sales, Operations and Purchasing

+ Detailed working knowledge of Excel and data manipulation.

+ Communicate the overall vision to all areas of the organisation.

+ Indirectly manage diverse teams, including both internal and external resources.

+ Experience of using Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management tools such as SAP, SAP CRM or equivalent.