Senior Bid Manager

Old Street, London (Central)
Up to £45K plus profit-sharing plus potential share in the business for the right candidate
25 Aug 2017
25 Sep 2017
TGC Senior Bid Manager
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Bid Manager

We are a well-respected, small (but fast-growing) consultancy specialising in supporting charities, social enterprises and public/private sector clients to deliver social impact. We are seeking a talented individual to take our Bid Services business to the next level of growth.

We are offering a strong salary for the sector and a share in the business for the right person.

Our Recruitment Approach

The Good Consultancy is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from any and all candidates. Our recruitment processes are designed only to test the competencies and characteristics that are necessary to deliver the role to an exceptional standard. As a responsible employer, we will undertake necessary adjustments and flexibilities to get the right candidate for the role.


  • Writing and managing excellent quality bids
  • Delivering exceptional client satisfaction and value for money
  • Contributing to overall business strategy and supporting new client acquisition
  • Managing and growing our roster of associate bid writers, bid managers and subject matter experts
  • Recruiting, training and managing Bid Services staff
  • Managing bid projects to successful completion and delivering wins for our clients
  • Managing Bid Services P&L
  • Managing our combined pipeline across all client bid projects
  • Supporting on other business growth activities as and when required
  • Identification of upcoming sector specific bidding opportunities / policy drivers and promoting to clients
  • Preparing client specific proposals / business cases, including resourcing, costing and timescales.
  • Following the wider public sector outsourcing landscape

Skills & Experience


  • Proven ability to meet and exceed (internal or external) client expectations
  • Previous experience of bid writing and bid management to an exceptional standard
  • Ability to sell our services to clients
  • Experience of managing internal and external project teams, including teams across client organisations and locations
  • Experience in managing multiple clients and workloads simultaneously
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability work effectively with operational and corporate services functions and to support the design of delivery models
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to innovate, problem solve and adapt to changing customer needs
  • Ability to negotiate and influence outcomes, internally and externally
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills   


  • Experience of charity, social enterprise, or social regeneration (youth services, social justice, supporting disadvantaged groups, etc.) sectors is desirable but not essential

Personal Characteristics

  • Organised and deadline driven
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Committed to equality, social justice and positive social impact
  • Ambitious and entrepreneurial
  • Ability to engage with clients and establish trust quickly and effectively


  • APMP Practitioner or Professional accreditation desirable
  • Prince2 Practitioner desirable


  • Salary range: up to £45K plus profit-sharing plus potential share in the business for the right candidate
  • The successful candidate’s career progression will be rapid


  • London-based with expectations of travel for client work

To apply

Send CV and covering email as the first stage  to Michelle Tafreshi (

Deadline for applications is: 18th September 2017

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