Snr Bid Manager

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract, Permanent - Full Time
Location: Central London/West End, City, East London, Middlesex, North East London, North London, North West London, South East London, South West London, West London
Categories: Construction, Engineering, Bid Management, Commercial

Senior Bid Manager (Rail)

Location: London

Salary: Depending On Experience

Perm | 37 hours per week 


Our Role


In this role you’ll be leading our Rail Bid Team on one of our largest projects to date. This will see you building the strategy and leading the bid from initial qualification to successful acceptance by the client.


Key Accountabilities


  • To act as the single point of contact and communication for a bid and take ownership.
  • To qualify major bid opportunities, recommending bid and creating solutions.
  • Produce sales strategy, technical design, project management, commercial input and formal document production.
  • Develop and manage the interface with suppliers both internal and external for the purpose of producing winning bids.
  • To drive change and take a leading role on the transformation of the bid production  ensuring future success.


Your Skills and Experience


  • In excess of 7 years’ experience within a Senior Bid Management role working on major bids.
  • Excellent understanding of the M&E and/or Rail market and competitor positioning within this sector.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of industry best practise with respect to managing and delivering high quality tenders.
  • Delivered double digit improvement in Win Rates ensuring that the organisation meets its growth plans
  • Educated to degree level, or significant job experience. 
  • Proven track record at a senior level in a large corporate environment
  • Appreciation of the important technical or commercial background issues and to question the proposed design. 

Our Company


The Enterprise Division comprises of four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.


SSE Enterprise Rail is the specialist rail division of the SSE Group with over 15 years’ experience delivering projects to meet the growing demands of Britain’s rail infrastructure with diverse experience in design, engineering, project, reactive and maintenance works across the UK’s rail network. 

Our Benefits


  • We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here are a few highlights;
  • Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
  • Great share plans
  • Group Pension Plan One day paid volunteering
  • Tailored internal development opportunities


Next Steps


Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: Friday 27th April 2018


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