Sales/Bid Manager

Posted 29 March by We Work Recruitment Associates Ltd Easy Apply

Our prestigious Cllent has an excellent opportunity for a Sales / Bid Manager to join their global organisation, based in Aston.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for;

Identifying opportunities and generating new business within the UK Automotive and Rail sectors

Using formal tender processes, to identify and write bid materials to apply for new business

Meeting with clients and presenting the company services and solutions

Growing the business in line with the company vision and values

Ensuring procurement departments in potential clients have the right contact details and know about the full range of services available to them.

Conducting a preliminary review and presenting shortlist bid opportunities to management

Attending bidders / supplier days with potential clients to assess opportunities

Creating commercial models and pricing evaluations to correctly price services (where needed)

Working with senior managers to obtain approvals for commercial models

Securing new business across all service sectors in Automotive and Rail business

Identify events and trade shows where your representation would generate opportunities and attend those events, either as an exhibitor or visitor to network and generate opportunities


The company offers an open corporate and international culture, a flat hierarchy and a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Their high professional standards and sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. The company invests in their employees for the long term and are committed to supporting your development within the company.

The successful candidate will also benefit from a competitive base salary, company car and a bonus scheme. They also offer an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days' holiday (increasing with service), childcare vouchers and discount schemes, private health cover, plus a contributory stakeholder pension scheme.

Skills & Knowledge Essential

Proven track record of business development in the service sector, and experienced in the preparation of bids and tenders

Strong knowledge of public procurement

Experience of using own initiative and taking personal responsibility for decisions taken

Experience of a 'consultative sell’

Superior communication and interpersonal skills

Able to prepare and deliver presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint

Able to prepare and write tender responses

Understanding of IT systems and process knowledge

High level of ability with Excel and other Microsoft packages

Ability to define and apply processes in a commercial and contractual sense

Comprehensive commercial understanding

Ability to create commercial models

Able to present a high degree of professionalism at internal and external meetings

A strong command of the English language both written and verbal

Based from the Midlands, but willingness to stay away overnight as and when required

Willing to travel extensively in the UK and sometimes overseas

Full clean driving licence for use in the UK


Industry background aligned to Automotive, Rail services

Educated to degree level

Please do get in touch with your CV ASAP so as not to miss out on this opportunity

Immediate interviews available for the right candidates. Due to high response levels only suitable candidates will be contacted back on this occasion but your details will be retained by We Work Recruitment for future job opportunities unless stated otherwise on your application that you do not wish us to hold your details to seek out other suitable roles for you.

Reference: 34473576

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