Bid Manager – Construction

Location : Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Job Ref : JR117
Consultant : Jack Rogers
Sector : Construction
Salary : £45k - 60k per year


JR117 – Bid Manager

Location: Swindon

Salary: Competitive + Car / Allowance


First Military Executive Recruitment are currently seeking a Bid Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

You will be part of the Pre-Construction team in Swindon, supporting PQQ and tenders.

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive and energise the bid team to achieve a successful outcome for each allocated tender.
  • Continually evaluate winning strategy and direct team and resources to focus on activities which will enhance chance of bid success.
  • Agree Bid Budget and monitor expenditure.
  • Manage tender programme.
  • Produce actions and appoint individuals to complete relevant items arising from the meetings / minutes.
  • Undertake corporate approval process.
  • Issue Ops / Commercial / Temp Works / Specialist third party briefs. Identify Estimator and Planner requirements where necessary.
  • Communication management and interface with joint venture partners and key supply chain.
  • Oversee designers brief in conjunction with Technical Services.
  • Manage designers where necessary to achieve optimum solutions.
  • Involvement in appointment of specialist third parties.
  • Participate in review of suppliers to receive tender enquiries.
  • Oversee and be involved with tender commercial strategy.
  • Manage Risk / Opportunity including commercial work with commercial manager to understand route map to deliver margin set within business plan.
  • Decide what queries we raise (or do not raise) in line with the tender strategy.
  • Arrange and co-ordinate tender and post-tender meetings / interviews with the Client / Employers Agent.
  • Ensure that the correct resources for the Quality Submission are in place and that timescales are met.
  • Manage / take part in the review of the Quality Submission.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Civil Engineering Contractor site background and/or Engineering qualification is highly desirable.
  • Previous demonstrable experience in a similar role is required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines with excellent project management skills.
  • A team player with the ability to liaise confidently and build relationships with people of all levels.

Location: Swindon

Salary: Competitive + car / allowance

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