Bid Manager



We are currently working on behalf of one of the UK's largest and best known building contractors. With a regional base in Cardiff and Bristol they carry out some of the region's highest profile schemes up to £50 million in value typically. Due to ongoing growth, they have approached us with the need to recruit an experienced Bid Manager.


* Manage the full preconstruction life cycle, including but not limited to; developing relationships with the client, achieving the position of preferred bidder, bringing the project to contract close and transferring it to construction.

* Understand and challenge technical documents relating to design, construction, legal and financial elements of a bid and to devise a strategy in such a way as to maximise the opportunity to win whilst paying regard to the cost associated with the preparation of the bid and negotiation.

* Tender and recommend the appointment of the external consultants required to participate to the bid

* Define the internal technical resources requirements

* Define and monitor the commercial budgets associated with each tender opportunity

* Take the lead, when directed, in the preparation of tenders within the Preconstruction environment whilst maintaining Group procedures

* Evaluating and acting upon the tender information to develop an appropriate Bid Strategy with the other members of the Bid Team

* Attend, and where necessary, lead any meetings with the Professional or Design teams during the Bid preparation process

* Conduct presentations and leading bid negotiations with clients and their

* Maintain contact with the production team during the currency of the contract and ensure that feedback is obtained on project progress.

Candidates will come from a bid management background, with well known main contractors having managed the bid process through. You will have excellent commercial awareness and strong negotiation skills.

If you are an experienced Bid Manager based in or within commutable distance to Cardiffl, we are very keen to speak with you

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