Junior Bid Manager - £30K - £40K - London
Radius is seeking a Junior Bid Manager to join a rapidly expanding and exciting Cloud services provider. You do not need to have worked in the technology sector but this would be preferred. This role could suit a Project co-ordinator looking for their next step up.
The Junior Bid Manager will assist in assembling a Virtual Bid Team with the relevant service/product/ business knowledge required to prepare a winning bid and take ownership of the end-to-end bid production process for that bid. This is a highly networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines. It will require strong people management skills in a dynamic sales environment.
Responsibilities will include:
·Detailed input into the Bid/No Bid process through the structured Qualification calls
·Ownership and management of all Bid materials needed throughout the customer’s procurement and management of the Bid through the Bid Production process from allocation through to the customer’s Win/Loss decision
·Creation of a Bid Plan that defines the resources required to complete the bid, the actions that each Virtual Bid Team member is required to complete and the deadlines that the actions are required for
·Securing the required resources by gaining 'buy in’ from the relevant manager
·Detailed and creative early-stage storyboarding of the ITT response to produce a Bid Template that is compelling whilst being compliant with the customer’s ITT
·Management of the Bid Team to deliver the required outputs to support the timely delivery of the bid
·Strategic Review of Virtual Bid Team member’s content and leadership of the content producers to ensure that compelling content is produced with a clear Value Proposition and Business Benefits
·Full ownership of quality management throughout any materials produced (spelling, grammar, formatting, brand control etc.)
·Management of business risk throughout the process: ensuring that risks are collated, mitigation plans are put in place and Bid stakeholders are managed appropriately