Bids and Contracts Manager, newly created permanent, salaried career opportunity for an experienced candidate who has worked in the civil engineering sector who lives in Wiltshire or the Southwest. An office-based role, Monday to Friday, offering an annual salary of £55k - £65k and an enhanced employee benefits package. Ideally educated to Degree Level in Business and Finance/Administration, your career to date will evidence at least 5 years previous, relevant experience gained within the civil construction/engineering sector.
Reporting to the Head of Bid Management, you will have direct responsibility for a Bid Writer, who jointly with yourself is responsible for formulating cost effective and operationally efficient strategies for the entire bidding process, managing all resources and ensuring compliance with client requirements. Creating comprehensive bid documents, ensuring precision and adherence to guidelines while coordinating with vendors/suppliers is key. Working alongside the Business Development Manager and Key stakeholders, you will oversee and be fully involved with the tender commercial strategy.
You will have a solid understanding of the PQQ stage, with ample experience of pre-qualification questionnaire design and assessment. Your experience may include working in local authority/major UK infrastructure sectors and/or building and construction, with a general understanding of NEC and JCT contracts.
The position of Bids and Contracts Manager requires exceptional levels of verbal and written communication skills, with articulation in legal and commercial terminology, therefore the ability to demonstrate your previous experience of bid and tender responses many be required. Your presentation skills are key the success of this role as you are expected to produce outcomes to senior stakeholders and key clients.