Bid Manager

Location Sheffield
Job-type Permanent
Salary £46000 - 60000 per year car or car allowance
Contact Natasha Higgins
Call 07814 890976
Reference 12094355BNH

Bid Manager


Up to £60,000 per annum + Company Car or Allowance

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can showcase your innovative leadership style and significant Bid / pre-contract skills, then keep reading. This managerial role will enable you to take the lead on Rail / Civil Engineering bids for a huge contractor! If you’ve been looking for a position where you can really put your experience to the test and exhibit maximum autonomy and decision making, then this is for you.

The Opportunity:

Based in a rail division with a turnover in excess of £150 million, you will take lead managing tenders and proposals for Rail Infrastructure projects across the UK. The team is currently responsible for 50% of the company’s annual turnover and you will oversee approximately five bids and tender from PQQ to tender submission. Working closely with the Pre-Contracts Manager a key part of the role is communication and ensuring that the relevant information is pooled from the correct support functions ie. HSQE, Engineering, Planning, Estimating and Commercial.

As Bid Manager for the region and you will be a contributor to the delivery of the portfolio growth and objectives through the development, agreement and ownership of bid activities designed to optimise work winning opportunities across the rail industry.

Key responsibilities within the role of Bid Manager will include but not be limited to:
Identifying opportunities, management and completion of pre-qualification documentation, Bid management, liaising with internal and external stakeholders concerning bids and tenders, work closely with bid writers by providing technical input, and chair progress and settlement meetings.

Established as a key supplier to Network Rail amongst others, you will be joining an award-winning provider of engineering services into the rail, highways, waterways, and utilities sectors. Recognised as being helpful, professional, and innovative contractors, as part of this team you will be expected to lead continuous improvement initiatives that will increase engagement and profile with key customers that optimise works delivery.

This is key to the spirit of this organisations culture, where safety of its workforce is naturally its number one priority, followed by teamwork and providing opportunity for real career growth.

Remuneration and benefits

An impressive package is available consisting of a basic salary of up to £60,000, plus company car or car allowance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working, Private Medical Insurance, Pension, Life insurance, support and funding of chartership.

About You

If you are a natural leader who thrives in Bid Management, communicating with all levels of personnel to ensure the business is awarded the projects it tenders for, with knowledge within infrastructure, then you are already on the right track to step into this role. With the most important factors of your experience lying in your leadership and work winning background, this means there is a vast range of where this role can evolve from. You could be a Senior Project Manager who has dealt with the bid / tender / proposal / pre-contract stages of a project or a Commercial Manager who also possesses that crucial on-site knowledge.

Next Steps?

You can either apply directly or email your CV to Following your application shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone / video interview.

Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation

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