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Bid Manager (Building & Civil Engineering Contractor)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RABM010922
  • Job Title: Bid Manager (Building & Civil Engineering Contractor)
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + package
  • Location: Newry, Northern Ireland

VANRATH are recruiting a Bid Manager to work for a dynamic Main Contractor that work on a range of Building & Civil Engineering projects.

c£50,000 to £60,000 + package

Our client is a leading, dynamic, reputable Main Contractor that work on a diverse range of projects across the Construction and Civil Engineering sectors.

The business work on large new build projects up to £50m across various sectors including Housing, Education, Healthcare, Commercial Offices & Civil Engineering projects.

They have recently expanded into new markets, particularly in the infrastructure and technology sectors and have gained a reputation as a leading and reputable contractor that deliver quality assured solutions. This is an excellent opportunity to join an great company and progress your career further.

Key Responsibilities:

Complete Commercial and Governmental Invitations to Tender, Requests for Proposals etc. which includes the following:

  • Setting up new enquiries
  • Filing enquiry correspondence correctly
  • Plan the strategy to complete the proposed bids/tenders
  • Coordinate any assistance required from Directors for sections such as relevant experience / team / programme / technical questions etc. and compile this information together into a succinct response
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of submission documentation and answering queries relating to tenders, bids and/or questionnaires
  • Ensure responses are completed in a timely manner, allowing time for final reviews and amendments before submission
  • Ensure bids are provided to clients in line with bid/tender requirements and deadline requirements
  • New business opportunities
  • Maintain up to date records within our internal database and libraries e.g., bid/quote progress/opportunity pipeline tracker
  • Produce weekly progress reports to support the flow of incoming work potential and grow company's turnover (Submission Analysis)
  • Review and source potential bids/proposals via online portals (E-tenders etc.) and identify and recommend appropriate bids for the Directors to review

The Ideal Person:

  • Previous experience working within the construction industry and a fast-paced environment which involved answering questions and providing responses for bids / proposals
  • Experience with the tendering and bidding process in the construction industry
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills i.e., Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Highly competent in administrative skills and computer literacy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise with individuals at all levels within an organisation
  • The ability to prioritise workloads and time for yourself and other team members and when required reprioritise in line with changing demands
  • Ability to work off own initiative and self-motivated in identifying new business via online portal
  • Strong organisational skills with proven ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise effectively with key decision makers
  • High degree of accuracy required in detail and presentation
  • Proactive approach to innovation and problem solving
  • Strong understanding of the tender management procedure for public and private sector

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion