Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Coleshill


Job Summary

We are looking to hire a Bid Manager into our well established Leeds office.

You will work closely with the Bid Manager/Positioning Lead to prepare and develop work winning plans and will support the bid, developing requirements from client intelligence and issued bid documents. You will be charged with assisting to devising a bid programme, agreeing key deliverables, managing inputs from Subject Matter Experts and driving progress through to successful submission. Ideally have knowledge of Industrial and Mission Critical sectors.

- Under general supervision, may complete marketing assignments requiring independent judgment and the application of advanced theories and principles.

- Assists in proposal writing and presentations.

- Assists in implementing client relations programs and trade shows.

- Produces regularly scheduled reports from marketing database.

- Is able to analyze and present data for purposes of evaluation and decision-making.

- Demonstrates excellent communication skills and the ability to recognize, process, and present information.

- May assist in the training and evaluation of assigned proposal personnel.

Minimum Requirements

We are looking for an experienced candidate who is looking for a step up or is currently working a similar role and looking to work in a firm where autonomy is valued and you will be able to utilise and expand on your own expertise. You must be able to show experience in bidding within the built environment as well as having owned the entire bid process.

Other experience we're looking for includes;

- Strong planning, bid management and organisational skills

- Excellent communication, articulate and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills i.e. verbal and written communications

- Excellent attention to detail

- Proven ability to work under pressure, delivering high quality work consistently against tight deadlines

- Confidence to liaise effectively with all levels of management, both internally and with clients/prospects. Able to build and maintain relationships

- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

- APMP desired but not essesntial

- Collaborate with all parties to deliver winning submissions

- Promote a culture of success and drive a winning strategy

- Assist in leading an effective bid team, identify and brief contributors from across the business and help manage, motivate and support them throughout the programme

- Help to facilitate workshops/planning meetings including working with key proposal contributors to establish a clear win strategy and develop storyboard content

- Assist the Bid Manager in managing the compliance and overseeing reviews of the quality and commercial content

- Promote the use of AECOM’s work winning processes and tools

- Assist in developing the requirements for each bid in a clear and easy-to-understand way

- Contribute to preparing and managing the bid budget

- Manage and maintain version control for bid documents and issuing them to the appropriate functions for response/review/signature in line with the bid programme

- Instill a culture where others share knowledge, insights and learning

- Support the Head of Bid Management and Coordination to drive professionalism and efficiency on the bids on which it works.

- Promote the development of (a) people and (b) the behavior and culture necessary to win, including supporting junior colleagues to develop their bidding skills

- Train teams to prepare for client interviews and presentation

Preferred Qualifications

You will preferably be degree level educated (ideally English, Marketing, Business Studies).

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

  • excel
  • indesign
  • marketing
  • photoshop
  • word