Bid Manager - Homebased

C£50k + car - Construction - Marketing
Ref: 590 Date Posted: Thursday 18 Feb 2021
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Suitable for: Bid Manager / Bid Writer / Submissions Manager / Technical Writer / Proposals Manager

Location:  Home or office based around the Midlands

Salary: C£50k + car + bonus

Global building materials company require an experienced Bid Manager / Bid Writer / Submissions Manager / Technical Writer / Proposals Manager with good technical writing skills to take ownership of the end to end bid management process. 

This is a hands-on stand alone role with the potential to grown and shape the bid team.  Strong preference for individuals with experience of Adobe Creative Suite / Creative Cloud / Photoshop / InDesign, Illustrator etc which should be demonstrated in your CV.


  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience end to end bid writing / bid management in the role of Bid Manager / Bid Writer / Submissions Manager / Technical Writer / Proposals Manager
  • Experience of using software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign as part of the Adobe Creative Suite / Creative Cloud
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good command of English language
  • Presentation skills
  • Proof reading skills
  • Anyone with civil engineering / building materials or construction background would be of particular interest.
  • Previous experience of managing a small team including career development, training, mentoring etc (ideally, not essential)


As Bid Manager / Bid Writer / Submissions Manager / Technical Writer / Proposals Manager, you will responsible for:

  • Develop and implementation of bid strategy
  • Review, amend and sign-off Supply Chain Questionnaires, PQQs and other commercial proposals
  • Tendering and drafting proposals
  • Analysing tender documents and researching clients to develop targeted and bespoke  proposals
  • Responsible for the management and development of members of the Submissions team including development of individual training plans
  • Maintenance and upkeep of bid library
  • Collate all information ready for the final submission across the entire business

In order for your CV to hit the spot, it is advised to approach your application as if you were completing / submitting a professional bid.  So, be sure to include relevant information such as projects you’ve worked, value and the win ratio.  By all means, feel free to include this info on a separate document.  As stated above, it would be highly preferable to demonstrate your InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop skills within your CV.

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (unfortunately our client is unable to offer sponsorship)

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