Bids & Proposals Manager

From £35,000 - Plymouth

Posted: 23rd, Mar 2021

Reference N°: 41978

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £35,000 pa however the client may pay up to £40,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

A highly established market leading Manufacturer within the Defence industry is seeking an experienced Bids & Proposals Manager to join their team.

Role and responsibilities:

Coordinating & overseeing the bid process and preparation of bids for Naval Systems contracts

Preparing proposals for medium to high-value projects, spanning several years

Liaising with external suppliers and partners - being a key point of contact throughout contract award period

Engage with internal departments such as Sales & Project Management to validate approach, design and pricing, budget preparation and work plans.

Handling timely submission of application in accordance with customer requirements.

Maintain and uphold internal processes and procedures, and satisfy internal criteria for achieving parent company approval

Provide further bids & proposals support across the business as required

Providing support to the Sales and Marketing department as required

Undertake continual improvement reviews of bid performance and activity, ensuring lessons learnt are captured

Required experience and skills:

Previous experience developing complex & international proposals for medium to high-value, programmes is essential.

Ability to coordinate bid teams to deliver proposals, bids, and manage contracts, a strong team player.

Knowledge of the Project Management Life-Cycle, including problem analysis, project design, financial planning and management etc is also required.

Previous experience working with multiple stakeholders across different businesses & cultures to deliver complex work tasks, with excellent communication & organisational skills

You will also have very strong numeracy and written communication skills, to support the creation of bid documentation and financial reports.

Offering up to £40,000 for candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities.

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