Bid Manager

Willmott Dixon Group
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
13 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
The Role Willmott Dixon is currently looking to recruit a Bid Manager to join our team based in Cardiff. Candidates should ideally be able to project manage the whole bid process from launch to handover to the delivery team. The main role of a Bid Manager at Willmott Dixon is to lead the bid team /process in all aspects of the submission. It is essential for this role to produce high quality qualitative bid submissions on time within budget and assess technical and complex bid requirements, control and shape the bid proposals. As you will be actively work to enhance the quality of bids you will be inputting into clear and effective client presentations by providing creative ideas and initiatives into bids. You will liaise with the client team to effectively portray our service offering, whilst also effectively coordinate and lead bid team contributors input. Essential and Desirable Criteria Essential Criteria Experience of leading the bid process Experience of leading a bid team Experience of complex technical schemes Experience of dealing with diverse technical output Experience of creating and writing effective bid submissions Superb written skills Excellent resource planning skills Full membership of relevant professional body Experience of using Microsoft Office Relevant degree or equivalent qualification Desirable Criteria Full membership of secondary technical professional body Personal Qualities You will be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation, Understand people's needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly, Make best use of available resources and seek new sources of support when necessary, State your own position and views clearly and confidently in conflict situations, Identify your customers' needs and expectations and strive to deliver them, Prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives, Present plans clearly, concisely, accurately and in ways that ensure understanding, Find practical ways to overcome barriers, Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others, Encourage and support an empowered decision-making culture, Make and implement difficult and / or unpopular decisions. Additional Information Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace. About Us Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets. Willmott Dixon has very recently been awarded 14th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 to work for and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community. We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements. Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract. This job was originally posted as