Bid Manager

The Role:

We are partnering with an  international, multidisciplinary architecture and interior design company in London who are looking for a confident and experienced Bid Manager to join their successful team.

The role reports to one of the board directors and is responsible for leading the company’s strategic bid process and making appropriate recommendations in liaison with sector leads. The successful candidate will be confident in bringing ideas and suggestions to enhance the bid and submission process.

The company are employee owned and offer a social, collaborative, and friendly culture with hybrid working. They pride themselves on their fun yet hardworking ethos and although they are a large practice, they still like to maintain a ‘family feel’.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the bid process and the company’s competition entries across UK and international offices, ensuring smooth delivery of the bid strategy
  • Bid analysis – identifying client’s key requirements
  • Evaluating the pros and cons of each new business opportunity, providing feedback
  • Research and write bid proposal documents, manage tenders, evaluate opportunities and select appropriate bids inline with company and business plans
  • Lead on bid preparation meetings
  • Producing high quality marketing and business development material
  • Obtain feedback on bids ensuring continuous improvements
  • Responsible for managing the database relating to new business, leads, competitions, pitches and pipeline
  • Work with the senior team to elevate the company’s brand and profile into new sectors, including monitoring trends and industry opportunities
  • Manage and mentor the Bid Coordinator

Key Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in the design industry
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Confident in writing bids, proposals, marketing content
  • Good graphics skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Meticulous in your approach with ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Team player, collaborative and sociable

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Creative Support
Ref: 00687
£50-55k pa

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Amy Welch
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