Bid Manager

Waste Recruit
05 Oct 2018
05 Nov 2018
Full Time
Contract Type
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