Bid Manager

London Central
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Waste Management Jobs
Job Category:
Legal/Regulatory, Management
Job Type:
Education Level:
Secondary school or equivalent
Salary Description:
Start Date:
Job Ref:

We are working with a leading international waste management company who are looking to recruit a Bid Manager to join their busy, central London office. In this role you will manage public and private sector bids for a range of waste and related projects across multiple African and Asian geographies.  You will control the bid writing process and where necessary lead a “Project Team” and/or “Bid Team” to ensure all required information for the written bid is made available, collated, and produced in such a manner that all the tender requirements are relevant and compliant with the Request for Proposal (RfP) / Invitation to Tender (ITT) Documents. 

Key accountabilities: 

Perform the initial review of the RfP/ITT documents to establish the scope of work and the tender schedule.

Brief the tendering business partner on tender requirements and make recommendations for project resource requirements.

Plan tender reviews, submittal programme and manage post-submittal clarifications according to the procedures and client requirements.

Participate in tender stage gate meetings, whether external client/clarification meetings or internal.

Ensure that all relevant data and information compiled is considered and made available to all tender team members during the development of the tender.

Ensure completed submissions are of the required internal and external company standards, and are compliance with client requirements, local regulation/legislation, and the company’s commercial strategy

Assist with the preparation of business strategies and plans for the Tendering Team.

Carry out market research at micro/macro levels, apply/make recommendations to the team’s business model, and maintain this information in appropriate databases.

Prepare presentations, extensive reports and documents.

Maintain internal commercial and technical libraries including previous project submission documentation. 

Candidate requirements:  

Educated to degree standard and expected to have at least 10+ years’ experience in a bid writing/management role in a related waste management field.

Project Management Skills (e.g. Prince 2) are also highly desirable.

Experience in bidding for projects in Africa desirable.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels (internal and external), with a specific requirement for strong writing skills.

Proven track record of delivering winning bid submissions.

Strong knowledge of waste management industry.

Knowledge of procurement processes an advantage.

Excellent PC skills, including but not limited to: MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

Fluency in French and English is essential.

Fluency in Arabic is desirable. 

Ref: J8333

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