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Bid Manager

Vacancy Salary {Advertised Salary}
Location Birmingham
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This is a Full Time/Flexible Working, Permanent vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We have an opportunity for a Bid Manager to join our Construction Midlands team. The focus of this role will be to manage the project bid process to ensure that a considered and co-ordinated bid can be presented for adjudication; as well as to manage the second stage of the bid.


Key accountabilities of this role will include:


  • Lead in new bids from concept through to fruition ensuring our offers are clearly articulated, cost estimate is adjudicated and signed off and final submissions are reviewed
  • Produce a bid strategy and brief tender team
  • Ensure correct selection of subcontractors and suppliers for key packages and organise distribution of tender documents/amendments for appropriate parties
  • Develop presentations to potential clients using graphic design skills and utilise external graphic designers and printers
  • Responsibility for the quality of all aspects of the bid, including written documentation and presentations, ensuring that written work is clear, concise and compelling
  • Attend hand-over meeting briefing the team on tender bids.


We are looking for an experienced Bid Manager within the construction industry with strong knowledge of the whole bid process, having successfully managed bids from start to finish.


To be successful in this role you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organised and have good team management skills.

The Wates Group was established in 1897 and is one of the leading privately-owned, construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We employ around 3,800 people, working with a range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors.

Being a family owned business means we understand and value long term relationships. We are community minded and our work is guided by Creating Tomorrow Together.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, offering equal opportunities, we are proud to have been recognised through our Investors in People Gold accreditation and our Disability Confident Committed certification.

We offer industry-leading family friendly and flexible working opportunities that reflect the changing expectations of talent and enable you to manage personal and professional commitments as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

So, if you’d like to work for an inclusive organisation which invests in you and your continued career development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.


Inside Housing Development Awards


What House? 2019 Awards


Investors in People 2020


Considerate Constructors Schemes (CCS) National Site Awards


2019 Construction Manager of the Year Awards

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