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Advertiser: Catfoss Recruitment Ltd

Job Title: Bid Manager
Rate:£ Per Year    Benefits: + NEG DOE + Bens
Description: Our client is currently seeking to recruit an experienced Bid Manager to further strengthen UK & Southern Ireland region which already benefits from a healthy forward order book of quality work for 2017 / 2018.

Based primarily from their Northern Ireland Head Office, this exciting position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to grow the profitability and shape the future of the region concentrating on key focus and strategic projects for 2018 / 2019. You will be delivering high quality bids in an ultra-competitive business is critical to wining new work. This senior role is crucial to the ongoing success of the region.

Bid Manager - Marine Services / Marine Construction

•Working closely within a core team in the region reporting directly into the Pre Contract Manager and having responsibility and focus for a specific region
•Management and leadership of complex submissions to existing or prospective clients on time and within budget, ensuring all the clients questions have been responded to provide the greatest chance of success
•Involved in every aspect of the submission and have an excellent appreciation of what the client needs and how best to articulate how their organisation can provide that, bringing in subject matter experts where required
•Ability to manage and lead a bid from first point of contact with a client, through to leadership of design, technical, estimating and a proposals team, bringing innovation, fresh ideas and a differentiated approach
•Contribute to the sustained business growth through the production of professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates our value proposition
•Maintain a good understanding of the region and the clients / prospective clients within that region including their requirements and the influences which affect them
•Conversion of opportunities into profitable contracts, identifying necessary resources and involving internal / external stakeholders as appropriate

About you:

•To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of structuring winning bids ideally within a marine services environment and be able to lead and motivate people
•Displaying strong business acumen it would be advantageous to have had experience of managing technical projects to recognise associated risks, opportunities and constraints
•You will need to be quick on your feet and assertive yet tactful in motivating other members of a bid team to produce a successful submission. Time management, efficiency, the ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision are all important. So are leadership and team work – no one can produce a bid single-handedly
•You will have to cope with a substantial amount of responsibility, remain calm under pressure, and be able to read and interpret instructions carefully. You should also able to use your industry experience to understand complicated technical information
•You need to deal with complex business relationships and manage multiple resources to deliver a strong, winning case to the prospective client
•Relevant technical qualifications
•Excellent customer facing skills and strong communication skills are essential


Commercial Experience of the following positions: Bid Manager, Tender Manager, Bid Management, Tender Management, Proposal Manager, Proposal Management, Bid Writer, Tender Writer, Business Development, Project Management etc

Benefits: competitive salary, private family healthcare, generous holiday entitlement, market leading pension scheme and a range of other benefits.
Skills Required: bid manager, proposals manager, sales manager, project manager, programme manager, engineer, technic
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration:
Contact: Grant O'Sullivan Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0845 458 3636 Contact Fax: 0845 458 3696
Reference: G1703444 Added: 26-05-2017
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