Bid Manager

Posted 22 May by HPCareers

Bid Manager

  • Co-ordinate the generation of a proposal in response to a customer Request for Quotation (RFQ), received via Business Development or directly from the customer.
  • Review and compile technical information to provide written commercial response to the business leaders.
  • Delivery of pricing quotations to Sales/Business Development through the compilation of a Bid Review document, ensure appropriate profit levels are achieved.
  • To construct proposals by liaising with Engineering, Operations, Finance and Commercial departments.
  • At an early stage, anticipate the commercial, cost and delivery risks on a project including the appropriate contingency for mitigation.
  • Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues.
  • To develop and maintain customer contacts to generate new business, through attending Trade Shows, customer meetings and industry events.
  • Build a view of the market, our win/loss ratio and suggestions for improvement.
  • Communicate the overall vision to all areas of the organisation.
  • Indirectly manage diverse teams, including both internal and external resources.

Skills Required

  • Experienced and professional Bid Management
  • Commercial understanding of business functions including Finance, Sales, Operations and Purchasing.
  • Experienced in Manufacturing, Engineering or Electronics industries.
  • Experience of using Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management tools such as SAP, SAP CRM or equivalent.

Required skills

  • Bid Preparation
  • Bid Writing
  • Defence
  • Bid Response
  • Bid Strategy

Application question

Are you a talented Bid Manager from a manufacturing / engineering industry?

Reference: 38042900

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