Bid Manager

69107
  • £60,000.00 to £65,000.00
  • Greater London
  • Permanent

We’re working with a leading provider of comprehensive employee benefits solutions, dedicated to enhancing the well-being and productivity of businesses and their employees. Their professional services span health, retirement, and welfare benefits, ensuring their clients receive tailored support to meet their unique needs. They pride ourselves on a client-centric approach, innovative solutions, and a commitment to excellence.

Position Overview of the Bid Manager:

Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Bid Manager to join their team in London. The Bid Manager will play a critical role in securing new business opportunities by managing the end-to-end bid process. This role requires a strategic thinker with exceptional project management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively across departments.

Key Responsibilities of the Bid Manager:

  • Bid Coordination: Lead and manage the entire bid process, from initial opportunity identification to submission, ensuring all deadlines are met.
  • Proposal Development: Craft compelling, client-focused proposals that effectively communicate our value proposition and meet client requirements.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Work closely with internal teams, including sales, marketing, product development, and legal, to gather necessary information and contributions for bids.
  • Strategic Input: Provide strategic insights and recommendations to enhance bid quality and win rates, aligning proposals with the company’s strengths and market opportunities.
  • Content Management: Maintain and update a library of bid content, templates, and best practices to streamline the proposal process.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure all bid documents are of the highest quality, free from errors, and compliant with client specifications and company standards.
  • Market Analysis: Stay informed about industry trends, competitor activities, and client needs to tailor proposals accordingly.
  • Continuous Improvement: Analyse past bids and feedback to identify areas for improvement and implement best practices in future proposals.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in bid management, proposal writing, or a related role within the professional services industry.
  • Proven track record of managing and winning complex bids in the employee benefits sector or similar.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and persuasively.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with proposal management software.
  • Detail-oriented, with a high standard for quality and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

Why Join?:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with a leading company in the employee benefits sector.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities.
  • Commitment to work-life balance and employee well-being.

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