Bid Manager

Posted 8 March by Willmott Dixon Featured

Ranked as the 14th Best CompanyTo Work For by the Sunday Times in 2017, Willmott Dixon is a people focused business that is driven by quality and customer service. To this day we remain family owned and we are proud that our core values are embodied by each team member. We are now looking to expand our Yorkshire team with an experienced Bid Manager that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture.

With a track record of successful tenders, you will be responsible for leading the first stage bid process during the pre-construction phase of projects ranging in value from £2m to £45m. You should have good technical knowledge across the construction phase; commercial acumen and be able to coordinate both the design and estimating resources assigned to each bid; producing high quality, qualitative bid submissions on time, within budget. At Willmott Dixon we operate through a number of frameworks. As such, the benefit we can offer you is the high probability of seeing your hard work come to fruition.

With one of the highest staff retention rates in the industry, we have stability and consistency, but as a growing business there is no shortage when it comes to your career potential.

The Project

We operate in but are not limited to the following sectors (Refurbishment and New Build):

  • Blue Light
  • Education - Primary to higher education, including specialist
  • Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Health

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Proven experience of:

  • Leading the bid process.
  • Complex technical schemes.
  • Framework Management
  • Leading the bid team.
  • Dealing with diverse technical input.
  • Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
  • Reviewing and assessing bid enquiries.

Personal Qualities

Self Awareness

You will be able to:
To recognise your own strengths and limitations, play to your strengths and use strategies to
minimise the impact of your limitations.

Relationship Focused

You will be able to:
To recognise when there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and
redirect people's energy towards a common goal.

Delivering Objectives

You will be able to:
To prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives.

Managing Others

You will be able to:
To set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Willmott Dixon is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise for sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

This year we were dubbed as the 14th Best Company To WorkFor in the Times Top 100. This accolade reflects the culture and opportunity we have on offer for you. We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

Reference: 34636925

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