Bid & Proposal Manager
The Organisation is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.
They are an award-winning leader in fire and emergency response training and one of the world's largest operational fire and rescue training facilities. They provide dedicated training for fire and rescue services (FRSs), emergency responders and a wide spectrum of commercial and public sector clients globally.
General Role Responsibilities:
Identify, list, update and monitor all relevant tender portals/ frameworks required to maximise any tender opportunities. Manage relationship/communication with Tender communication/coordination team.
Compile all information and complete all forms and documents required to submit a proposal to a professional standard in accordance with the FSC brand.
Coordinate and ensure the delivery of compliant, professionally produced proposals within customer defined time-frames.
Working with the Business Support Manager, create and maintain a process showing how all sales opportunities are recorded, updated and reviewed.
Improve the presentation of our tenders, proposals and sales presentations to increase their professionalism, credibility and therefore our chances of success.
Implement and maintain a process for recording and tracking the status and progress of all tenders and proposals in the overall sales process to ensure we have completed all the right actions to maximise our chances of winning prior to sending out to clients.
The Bid and Proposal Manager is responsible for the co-ordination, production and timely submission of all sales proposals and tender (RFI, ITT, RFP etc.) responses, both UK and International. They are also responsible for providing relevant advice and guidance on any requirements and issues relating to the submission of any bids or proposals and for co-ordinating bid and proposal governance and sign off. This role is part of the Business Development Team (BD).
A professional attitude and appearance at all times.
Customer First Attitude.
Excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to meet targets and strict deadlines.
Attention to detail, highly organised and efficient approach to tasks.
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office products.
A can-do attitude.
Ability to work well in a team
Ability to work on own initiative and maintain confidentiality
Flexibility and adaptability to manage in a dynamic and pressured work environment
Excellent interpersonal Skills
Good level of commercial awareness
Ability to multi-task/prioritise and work to tight deadlines
Knowledge of general procurement processes to include tenders and framework agreements.
Proven ability in planning, producing and delivering compliant bids and proposals within a dynamic business environment.
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Holiday: 23 days
Company pension scheme
Access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.
Optional extras: They will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately.