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Senior Bid Manager – Civil Engineering/Tier One Main Contractor

  • £65,000 - £80,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Herefordshire

Senior Bid Manager

Civil Engineering/Tier One Main Contractor 

£65,000 – £80,000 + Package

Hertfordshire

About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined Civil Engineering contractor, with its parent group turning over in circa of £1B. They work with both public and private sector customers in the specialist sectors of rail, highways and engineering. Their clients include HS2, Highways England and well-known residential and commercial developers. They deliver nationally but are organised regionally. As a company, they pride themselves on the technical capabilities of their staff, their high standard of work and the amount of repeat business they are rewarded. The specific Civil Engineering arm is turning over approximately £150M from work including Highways Infrastructure, Airport projects, 278 works, Landscaping and the occasional work on Rail Depots. The projects involve a lot of concrete works, deep drainage and heavy earthworks and they range in value from £1M – £150M. This brilliant contractor has offices based in the Midlands, Peterborough, Kent, Surrey and Hertfordshire and are very sociable- always hosting a summer party and a Christmas party, giving you the opportunity to interact with other teams on a personal level, staff morale is exceptionally high and a big focus for the business.

About the Role

My client is currently seeking a Hertfordshire office based Senior Bid Manager to oversee and coordinate tender submissions for the contracts team with bid values ranging from £1M – £150M ranging in location from Scotland all the way down to the South of England. The successful candidate will join a long standing pre-con bid team to work alongside three Senior Bid mangers whilst looking after two Bid Coordinators and will take charge of Heavy Civil Engineering bids for major projects including Highways Infrastructure, Airport infrastructure, Ports and Train Station depots. Due to the long-term stability of all the members of staff within the Pre-Construction team, my client is looking for a forward thinking individual with Pre-Construction experience who can bring fresh ideas and new ways of thinking to help them on their 2 stage tenders.

The role will include:

  • regular meetings with key stakeholders and sub-contractors to build strong relationships.
  • prepare presentations and lead on mid-bid presentations and post submission presentations.
  • Liaise with, coordinate and manage the bid team.
  • Attend pre and post award meetings with clients to facilitate operational and commercial handover of the project.

Benefits and rewards

The Successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary of £65,000 – £80,000. With the package you will get either a company car or a car allowance, private health care, pension and in addition many more benefits. As well as the package they are known for their exceptionally low staff turnover and they have a great reputation for the development of their staff throughout their career.

Requirements

  • It is vital that you are somebody who strives for continuous improvement within the Pre-Construction process and your area of requirements as well as adding an element of dynamism to the role.
  • Degree qualified within Civil Engineering.
  • It’s pivotal that you have experience working with heavy earthworks, concrete works, deep drainage and groundworks.
  • Experience working for a Tier one main contractor within Civil Engineering.
  • UK driving license.