Bid Manager/Head of BD

Job Overview

Bid Manager
South East
Permanent Full Time
A leading contractor in the utilities field is looking to recruit a Bid Manager. This person will assist the existing commercial management and design management teams to ensure that new and existing business is developed and maintained.
This person must come from a technical background within utilities, engineering or construction ideally a Quantity Surveyor or Engineering background with a strong knowledge of contracts and contract management. Exposure to tender preparation is an essential element for this role.
The candidate will be joining a well-established firm that have a number of key project running currently and more forecast for the next 12 months. This is an ideal role for someone who has a keen eye for detail.
This role will include;

  • Management of all tenders
  • Pursue new and existing business
  • Liaise with all members of staff within the management and commercial teams
  • Collate information with existing staff
  • Construct accurate, precise and detailed tender applications for submission
  • Communicate with existing staff members any changes or amendments
  • Seek advice where necessary particularly when dealing with long term clients and proposals
  • Develop a database of tender proposal information for future use and continuous improvement
  • Be happy to update tender processes and criteria on a continuous basis
  • Willing to assist commercial management team with any other tasks as requested for the safe delivery of projects

What you will need;

  • Degree qualification within construction or engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working with utilities, civil engineering, construction or a related field
  • Ideally has worked in a Bid Management role or has assisted on the construction of bids and tenders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Superb administrative skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Able to work to critical deadlines
  • Hold a valid driving licence
  • Can work in Ireland without restriction
  • Located in the South East of Ireland or willing to relocate to Kilkenny, Carlow, Waterford or Wexford.

For further information please contact Miriam at 085 2797250

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