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Bid Manager *12 Month FTC*

Bid Manager *12 Month FTC*

Job TypePermanent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk

An exciting opportunity has risen for a Bid Manager to join a busy but friendly central Bid Management Team for a fixed-term period.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on an interesting and diverse range of Defence and Non-Defence related bids for a global Defence organisation.

This is your chance to be responsible for controlling the end-to-end bid process from initial qualification through to bid submission and contract award.


  • Produce persuasive bids demonstrating the ability of the Company to deliver quality solutions;
  • Collation of estimates and cost inputs from SMEs; prepare and present cost data into the appropriate corporate format in readiness for governance.
  • Responsible for the timely planning, management, and completion of all bid submissions including Expression of Interest, Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire’s and formal tender responses.
  • Support opportunity planning activities across company where appropriate;
  • Adhere to the bid process as governed by the internal Business Management System (BMS);
  • Conduct appropriate governance in accordance with the BMS guidelines;
  • Facilitate bid reviews to ensure quality and compliance, conducting post bid Learning from Experience (LfE) reviews;
  • Manage the collation of content from SMEs;
  • Manage the bid teams’ responses and content within the bid lifecycle process;
  • Work with SMEs to extract compelling value-add statements and Win Themes
  • Contribute to continuous improvement within the Bid team to the benefit of the wider business;
  • Undertake other tasks to support the team as and when required;
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures;


  • At least 2 years’ Bid Management experience
  • Excellent project management skills to deliver bids on time and within budget
  • Strong written communication
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Analytical outlook
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage a variable workload
  • Expert use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and Project


  • Knowledge of supporting/leading pricing development
  • APMP Foundation certified (or equivalent)
If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please get in touch!