BPP UNIVERSITY

Bid Manager

1 day left

Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Thursday, 14 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 29 October 2021
Ref
001012
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Profile Marketing - Brand & Content
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

  • Lead on researching, writing, preparing and submitting high quality bids and proposals
  • Managing the end-to-end bid/tender production process across the group
  • Identify and manage bid portals, identifying new tender opportunities which align with BPP's strategic objectives
  • Management of Bid Co-ordinator

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing compelling, high-quality bids and proposals, ensuring they are correctly submitted to maximise business growth success
  • Co-ordinate and schedule the resource and support needed to deliver the various assets and output for each tender
  • Overseeing all quality, technical and commercial aspects, developing “best practice” toolkits, systems and processes
  • Centralise and organise current and future tender opportunities against the group strategy, their contract value and the verticals they cover
  • Working with the Business Development team to maintain the group opportunities pipeline, undertaking assessments of growth opportunities
  • Working to win themes and analysing bids to lead the bid/no bid scorecarding system throughout the sales team to improve group win rate
  • Manage the relationship with procurement teams in external organisations to aid a smooth bid submission process
  • Synchronise project plans with internal cross-functional teams and develop key relationships in areas such as Client Services, Business Development and regional representatives such as APAC
  • Serve as the primary Group contact for all bids
  • Ensure the relevant meetings are arranged and appropriate sign-off is achieved
  • Manage the BPP Bid and Content library
  • Lead production of materials for pitch process and preparing speakers for rehearsals

Department Marketing - Brand & Content
Vacancy location UK, North West, Manchester

Candidate Criteria

  • A proven track record of success in competitive tender / bid writing leading to securing strategic, high value contracts
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, with the ability to complete multiple tasks concurrently
  • Effective communicator, able to foster good relationships with people across the organisation including senior stakeholders
  • Ability to respond to decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs
  • Integrity, credibility and calmness under pressure
  • Experience of working across a multitude of product verticals
  • Experience in managing cross-functional teams and proven track record of performance optimisation
  • Able to process and analyse a broad range of data quickly and effectively
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Good written English and technical writing experience
  • Proficient in using tools such as Salesforce and Office365
  • A desire to problem solve, and to challenge and be challenged

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary Competitive

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