Bid Manager

£40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
James Beswarick
Clearance Level
Job Type
Are you an experienced Bid Manager, seeking an opportunity for a Market leading defence organisation?

The Bid Manager's role is to track a qualified opportunity, working within Business Development to share requirements and develop a solution, then respond in the agreed time frame to tender requests with winning, executable and profitable bids. The role will require a balanced mix of business development, technical competence, commercial awareness plus project management and people management skills.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:

My Client currently require the services of a Bid Manager on a 6 Month Fixed term basis. This role includes:-
To be the Bid Manager of one or more concurrent proposals related, usually from before RFQ receipt through to contract award and handover to the Project Manager. Responsible for delivery of winning proposals in both follow-on and competitive contexts
Develop and manage positive working relationships with the relevant internal managers and with the customer community.
Responsible for bid resource management and cost control
Responsible for professional and successful tender reviews with appropriate company decision-makers
Working with the Programme Managers to develop existing contracts and follow on opportunities
Identify market developments and support Business Development Managers in pursue of opportunities which arise
Gather market intelligence to identify future in-segment market opportunities, and R&D opportunities.
Develop, build and maintain both new and existing customer relationships, as well as establishing and sustaining wider relationships in the UK defence sector in order to promote new business and to significantly shape their thinking.
About you:
5 years experience in all aspects of competitive bids and project management within the defence environment
Experience within a design and development environment
Preferably knowledge in both the civil and military aviation sectors
Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long.

Bid Manager
East Sussex, South East
Salary: £40-£50K

Keywords: Business Development, business management, Bid Manager, Bid Writer, Defence, sales, aerospace, MOD

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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