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Bid Manager - Rail

Anonymous 50000.00 British Pound . GBP Per annum

2019-08-16 11:19:37

Job location Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Other

Job description

Are you an exceptional Bid Manager looking for your new challenge working with a leading telecoms provider for the Transportation Industry?

Ford & Stanley - The Rail Recruitment Experts are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Bid Manager. The role will support the Business Development team by preparing costing and submission reports for some of the world's largest rail organisations and responding professionally within a timely manner to all enquires.

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for you to join a company who have been acquired by the world's leading technology business with big ambitions to secure a foothold in the UK Rail advanced technologies space. This acquisition is to strengthen their position and provide innovative solutions within the transportation industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to promote an elite system and become an integral member of the Bids Team, as they strive for further success.

Location (s): Scunthorpe

Role and Responsibilities

Responsible for the preparation of bids and tenders.
Review opportunities and invitations received to tender and identify suitability against the business strategy.
Understanding customer requirements and development of appropriate bid strategy.
Responsible for completing documentation within a timely manner.
Preparation of detailed budget costings to support submissions.
Customer interface for ongoing bids and follow up of submissions.
Provide information for the maintenance of the opportunity database and bid register.
Dealing with KPI reports for forecasting and continuous improvement.The Candidate

The ideal candidate must have an excellent understanding of bid and quotation processes and completion of submissions. You must also have experience of working in the Rail Industry and understand the rail and construction industry contract terms and conditions. It is important you can demonstrate effective relationship management, interpersonal skills and communication skills.


Degree qualified in a relevant subject.
Experience of bid and quotation processes.
Experienced in completion of submissions.
Proficient in IT systems such as; Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.
Effectively work under pressure, to tight timescales and manage workload.
Familiar with using the OJEU process.Desirable

Ideally have experience of telecoms products and installations.Closing Date: 26th August 2019

Likely Job Titles: Bid Manager, Bid Coordinator, Technical Estimator, Project Support, Bid Support

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