BID Manager

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for a Bid Manager based in Mayo. Ideal candidate will report directly to the Leadership Team. You will be primarily responsible for managing Tenders, but also have a business development brief in support of the Board. The Bid Manager will assemble bid teams with the relevant technical and business knowledge required to prepare a winning bid, whilst taking ownership of the end-to-end bid process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production, quality and timely delivery of compliant, commercially sound, market-leading, winning bids and proposals.
  • Manage the Customer experience and relationship.
  • Manage the Supplier experience and relationship.
  • Plan and manage bid teams and inputs from a variety of internal stakeholders.
  • Increase the win rate / effectiveness of our bids and proposals.
  • Prepare and review the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer.
  • Track and effectively manage issues and risks throughout the bid process.
  • Contribute to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation.
  • Manage and present the financials and ensure Bids have gone through the appropriate commercial signoff process.
  • Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues.
  • Arrange all post bid reviews with customers, post contract award.
  • Manage the contractual and compliance processes relating to all opportunities and customer engagements.
  • Manage the handover process (to Operations) for all won opportunities.
  • Ensure that all bid documentation produced is fully compliant with customer requirements.
  • Interface with all parts of business as necessary for the completion of bids and proposals.
  • Perform a critical review of Bid processes to identify areas of further efficiency.
  • Perform a review of win and loss opportunities to ensure key lessons are learned.
  • Reviewing trends and carrying out data analysis to identify areas for improvement.
  • Identify, agree and deliver on key performance indicators for the Role.
  • Support and assist the Board in related matters.


  • Hold a Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying qualification. 
  • Have 4+ years’ experience working in a similar role.
  • Excellent Commercial knowledge and understanding
  • Have excellent time management skills.
  • Experience managing multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Business or Technical Writing is essential.
  • Understand the procurement processes.
  • Proficient at producing and presenting proposals.
  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with staff, at all levels, and third parties.
  • Ability to set and meet objectives.
  • Structured, competent, capable of prioritising workloads efficiently and effectively
  • Strong understanding of the customer journey, extremely customer centric.
  • Strong IT skills with Microsoft Office packages, including diagnostic skills

For more info you can contact Aileen on 0906 413973 or you can forward your CV to  

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