Bid Manager - Climate Change

London Central, London City
Industry Sector:
Carbon Jobs, Sustainability Jobs, Green Jobs, Climate Jobs, Climate Change Jobs, Low Carbon Jobs, Built Environment Jobs, Climate Crisis Jobs
Job Category:
Bid Manager, Sustainability Consultant, Sustainability Manager
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Lewis Davey
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Bid Manager

With increasing corporate action towards Climate Change, Lewis Dave is recruiting for a Bid Manager to join a global organization who recognise and are a leader in activating response and change. The mission of the Bid Manager is to act as the project leader overseeing the end-to-end technical process, from bid qualification to, submitting winning proposals and supporting handover of awarded contracts to the teams. This is a key role within the commercial team, collaborating with and working with typically FTSE 100, 250, corporates or similar across the UK and the North Europe region.

As Bid Manager, you will be responsible for developing response to formal tender opportunities, ensuring the submission complies with all stated requirements around timing, structure, assessment criteria, provision of supporting documentation, etc. to maximise our opportunity for success. In addition, the individual will support the Commercial Director with coordinate bids and bid resources to ensure maximum utilisation of resources and maximise win probabilities.


·       Contributing to the appropriate qualification of sales opportunities, with an emphasis on formal tender / RFP processes

·       Directing the development and production of high-quality winning propositions in line with the agreed sales strategy. This includes written proposals, client presentations and commercial proposals.

·       Developing and maintaining successful relationships with clients, partners and advisors

·       Leadership and direction to incorporate contributions from other team members across the business

·       End to end planning of bid activity from identification and pursuit through to negotiation, closure, and handover to delivery & account management team.

·       Defining and securing required bid resources

·       Identification, management, and mitigation of risks

·       Projection and control of associated bid costs to an agreed budget

·       Contribution to ongoing development of best-practice and innovative bid management. Update and support management of the bid library as well as supporting the development of sales content.


What you will need to succeed

·       Strong project management experience is essential, along with a good understanding of business development processes typical to a relationship-orientated consulting business.

·       Sustainability, ESG, carbon and/or environmental and energy management advisory related service experience is desirable. However, ability and willingness to learn about existing and evolving service lines in good time is essential.

·       A successful track record as Bid Manager in large/complex pursuits, adherence to commercial approvals and tendering processes or have demonstrated success in a related role and be committed to a future career in bid management.

·       Experience of operating within formal and informal procurement processes.

·     Able to demonstrate success and aptitude for working in a consultative environment, efficiently managing bid participants, and producing impactful deliverables.


The role is based in the UK with a flexible blend of home and office working. The role requires attendance at the London head office as necessary for business purposes.


If you are looking to take that next step in your career and looking to develop professionally, then get in touch today for more information

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Lewis Davey specialise in recruiting talented people across Town Planning, Cleantech & Sustainability and Environmental industries.


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