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A leading surveying company with a strong emphasis within the property industry are looking to recruit an experienced Bid Manager. The property division approximately represents 35% of revenue across the business and the company wishes to grow its dedicated sales team. The primary purpose of this role is to manage prospective opportunities, speaking with clients directly and working alongside the operations team to agree on prices that will result in competitive packages to secure the work.
Initial enquiries are recognised and the most appropriate method of managing is applied to each enquiry
Actively involved in the bid writing and tendering process
Contacting clients to follow up on estimates and converting estimates into successful instructions.
Establish a competitive advantage or gain key supplier status to obtain client retention.
Build on the account management culture within the team and work with the project managers and senior team to develop this further.
Research strategically important incoming enquiries and identifying opportunities for cross-selling
With technical input from others, compiling quality proposals
At least 2 years in a Bid Managementrole within a Surveying/Construction/Property Management capacity
A Pro-active and effective communicator, both verbal and written
Excellent written skills to write bids ready for tendering
An understanding of the arrangement of technical quotations and/or tenders
Proven experience building long term relationships with clients and proven track record of achieving sales targets.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!