Bid Manager - Civil Engineering

Pinnacle Recruitment
Salisbury, SP3
Jan 10, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 DOE
Location: Wiltshire
Regions: Berkshire, Wiltshire
Are you an experienced Bid Manager with a history of successfully tendering for and winning bids within competitive Civils / Construction environments?

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a rapidly expanding division within a highly reputable Contractor with excellent progression prospects?

Then a role within a world class, award winning, Tier 1 , innovative contractor could be for you

We are look for an exceptional Bid Manager to join our Pre- Construction team in Swindon to support PQQ and Tenders. A Civils Contractor site background and/or Engineering qualifications is highly desirable .

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Drive and energise the bid team to achieve a successful outcome for each allocated tender. Following designated processes and best practice in place within organisation.
  • Continually evaluate winning strategy and direct team and resources to focus on activities which will enhance chance of bid success
  • Arrange all necessary internal meetings - Kickoff / Settlement and others identified in work winning process. (use outo
  • Agree Bid Budget and monitor expenditure.
  • Manage tender programme.
  • Produce actions and appoint individuals to complete relevant items arising from the meetings / minutes. Drive actions to completion.
  • Undertake corporate approval process in conjunction with Work Winning Director
  • Communication link to Client / Employers Agent + when we speak and don't speak with Third Parties
  • Keep senior management informed of development on tender and gain acceptance of key decision points
  • Issue Ops / Commercial / Temp Works / Specialist third party briefs Identify Estimator and Planner requirements where necessary.
  • Communication management and interface with joint venture partners and key supply chain
  • Oversee designers Brief in conjunction with Technical Services
  • Manage designers where necessary to achieve optimum solutions
  • Involvement in appointment of specialist third parties
  • Participate in review of suppliers to receive tender enquiries
  • Oversee and be involved with tender commercial strategy
  • Manage Risk / Opportunity including commercial
  • Work with commercial manager to understand route map to deliver margin set within business plan
  • Decide what queries we raise (or do not raise) in line with the tender strategy
  • Arrange and co-ordinate tender and post-tender meetings / interviews with the Client / Employers Agent
  • Ensure that the correct resources for the Quality Submission are in place and that timescales are met. (Deliverables tracker in place prior to kickoff)
  • Manage / take part in the review of the Quality Submission
  • Tender feedback and dissemination once the result is known
  • Handover to the project delivery team for successful tenders
  • Use and follow formal meeting agendas and save presentations as powerpoint slides onto corporate database.

Personal Specification
  • Degree Qualified in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • Previous experience as a Bid Manager for a main contractor within Civil Engineering & Infrastructure sectors
  • Proven success with high profile tenders
  • At least 7 years post graduate experience
  • A will to achieve and surpass expectations
  • Build and maintain client relationships
  • Winning mentality

What can you expect from one of the worlds leading construction groups

Competitive Salary and package including a company car /or allowance, with excellent career progression & prospects and a real opportunity to make a difference