Bid Manager

Location Dublin
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

Contact email: brian.doyle@elitetalenthub.ie
Job ref: 32355
Published: about 1 month ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is a leading engineering services company with a proven track record of high quality, customer focused project delivery for over 130 years. Our clients core divisions include Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sprinkler and Fire Protection. Some of the other services our client provides include Waste to Energy (BioEnergy), Specialist Lift, Off Site Fabrication, Technical Support Services, Maintenance, Asset Management, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geo-Surveying.  Our client offers competitive salaries, financial support for further training, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) leading to chartered status, performance incentives and the ability to progress your career with a world class engineering contractor.

 

Position: Bid Manager
Location: Damastown, Dublin 15

 

Job Description

 

The Bid Manager will have a strong writing focus, developing technical and business content for bids and prequalification proposals and also support the bid team with the bid pipeline by managing their own bids from start to finish. The role requires writing, reviewing, and editing content, working with bid team members to produce written bid responses and presentation collateral in line with customer deadlines. The Bid Manager will be an integral part of our clients business strategy and development team directing our clients growth. It also requires strong bid management skills when owning a bid lifecycle from start to finish.  

This is a blended Bid Manager role and includes opportunities to improve daily departmental functions, including – organising IT filing systems, assisting with commercial tasks of current projects, preparation of standard documentation and supporting in departmental meetings and contract reviews.
The role would ideally suit an ambitious graduate with 3-5 years experience.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Review and understand the bid approach and contribute to evolving it 
Produce compelling bid material in line with the messaging to the customer 
Discuss an approach to a bid or specific question with the Head of Service and produce the agreed response for review, uplift and sign off in areas such as value propositions, methodologies, delivery approaches etc. 
Write effective, concise and compelling content while working towards multiple deadlines 
Work as a team to get accurate, high-quality information from all bid stakeholders in order to produce a comprehensive and cohesive bid is essential 
Attention to detail and the ability to extract and summarise bid documents 
Manage standalone bids (RFTS/PQQs etc) of varying scales as required from start to finish, which will require excellent managerial skills 
Liaise with the Marketing team on RFT’s / PQQ’s to make sure company details are up to date and accurate.  
Design compelling visual content in line with brand guidelines with graphics experience 
A thought leader in terms of the bid process and bid material and continually look to evolve our clients bid messaging and approaches.
Scheduling meetings and managing department’s contract and project filing structure
Assisting in commercial tasks including drafting payment applications and project variations
Co-ordinating team communications

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience 
Experience of technical and business writing essential within a professional bid environment (3 years+) 
High attention to detail with an excellent writing ability 
Deadline driven with effective time management skills 
Ability to multitask and prioritise workload 
Can demonstrate effective bid writing skills 
Design skills and ability to create compelling bid contributions 
Has an innovative approach – matching creativity with compliance
Experience in end-to-end bid management 
Experience of design work and design packages to create visually compelling bid content and submissions desirable 
Background in writing for the Consultancy sector 
Project management methods/ knowledge desirable.

 

Benefits

 

Our client offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, collaborating with industry leaders and contributing to a sustainable future. Our client values work-life balance and encourages professional growth through training and development programs.