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International Bid Manager

Job Title: International Bid Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Industry:
IT
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: 67621-ITENG-KIE
Contact Name: Kim Eager
Contact Email: kim.eager@volt.eu.com
Job Published: September 21, 2016 15:34

Job Description

International Bid Manager -
Proven bid management experience ideally with of bid revenues of between £5m and £10m

To make a significant contribution to growth strategy.
A fundamental aspect of this role is to support the Sales team by producing professional, high quality proposals within the timescales set by clients. Overseeing bids from concept to delivery, ensuring customer requirements are understood and translated into solutions that are financially sound.

Bid Management:
 Work cohesively with Sales to build customer relationships and to understand customers product requirements. International / Domestic travel as necessary. This is a customer facing role.
 Turning customer requirements into product solutions that are competitively priced.
 Interfacing with Sales and the Customer to clarify requirements to help solve the solutions.
 Leading and directing a small bid team and instilling a winning mentality through the production of professional, high quality responses are produced and delivered to customers within set timescales.
 Influencing functional areas to play their part in winning business opportunities by producing work on time and to high quality.
 To ensure that all bids are properly governed and that appropriate signs offs happen before the bid response is issued to the customer.
 To ensure that realistic and sound cost estimation is completed and building the cost model and aiding completing of the price model
 To ensure a proper risk evaluation is completed and contingency

Understanding:
 Of Bid management, Sales and Product management
 Commercially viable propositions
 Of Project Management
Capability:
 Excellent verbal and written Communication
 Team Leadership & Directing Others
 Prioritisation, Monitoring & Control
 Chasing and Escalation
 Management
 Can-do, will do Attitude & Personal Motivation
 Customer Focus
 Delegation
 Decision Making
 Proactive and self-starter
 Budget & Cost Management
 Attention to detail
 Quality ethic

Experience:
 Leading others
 Experience of project leading or managing small to medium sized projects
 Translating technical requirements and developing assumptions where requirements are vague or missing.
 Bid management and sales
 Experience of working on your own and working as part of a team
 Experience of managing multi-discipline teams
 Working with all levels within an organisation up to and including company directors
 Customer face-to-face and remote engagement