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Bid manager

Job Title: Bid manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Power Generation
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 12092
Contact Name: Lilian Wilkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Bid Manager on a Permanent basis in Coventry.

Responsibilities: -

  • Commercial compliancy and responsibility for bid construction.
  • Ongoing technical review of supplier’s responses.
  • Technical compliance of supplier’s bids and client Proposal.
  • Verification of overall technical design philosophy produced by bid engineers
  • Client and supplier engagement/negotiation
  • Bid resource planning
  • To manage Bid / No bid completion
  • Standardisation of part numbering used within quotation
  • Production of commercial handover pack given to Projects
  • Lead a bid team to prepare winning bids, whilst taking ownership of the end to end bid process
  • Being responsible for managing an opportunity from qualification through to contract award, including strategy and solution development, commercial considerations, and risk management
  • Introduction and implementation of all necessary bid procedures, governance, and processes to ensure consistency across the business
  • Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all details are included in the final submission
  • Risk tracking and management through the bid process
  • Arrange post bid reviews to apply learning and continuous improvement philosophy.

Requirements: -

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of Bid management
  • Experience of delivering multiple projects
  • Technical and commercial telecoms knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and a confident presenter
  •   Confident and successful negotiator managing client expectations.
  •  Ability to influence others through persuasive arguments based on data and factual evidence.
  •  Ability to look continuously for opportunities for improvement and to develop strategies for change to influence and shape the future direction of the business
  •   Excellent financial awareness and experience of managing budgets.
  •   Ability to meet targets and consistently deliver projects on time, managing priorities, deadlines, and time critical situations for multiple projects and clients.
  •   Decision maker – weigh the options and take a decision even with limited information.


  • Experience across more than 1 of our industry areas.
  • Experience with global client base
  • Detailed technical knowledge of multiple communication systems
  • Experience within the Senior marketplace


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