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Senior Bid Manager – Civil Engineering

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

Senior Bid Manager

Civil Engineering

£65,000 – £80,000 + Package


About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined Civil Engineering contractor, with its parent group turning over £900M. 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 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.

They have offices based in the Midlands, Peterborough, Kent, Surrey and Hertfordshire and are fairly sociable- always hosting a summer party and a Christmas party, giving you the opportunity to interact with other teams on a personal level.

About the Role

My client is currently seeking a Senior Bid Manager to manage bids for the contracts team on projects that will range in value from £1M – £150M. The projects will range in location from Scotland all the way down to the South of England but you will be based in Hertfordshire. The types of projects that you will be working on will all be Heavy Civil Engineering projects including Highways Infrastructure, Airport infrastructure, Ports and Train Station depots. You will be joining an experienced team who have been with the company for a number of years. You will be working alongside three Senior Bid mangers and looking after two Bid Coordinators whilst having good relationships with the Estimating team that currently has six members of staff in it. Due to the long-term stability of all the members of staff within the Pre-Construction team they are looking for somebody who can bring fresh ideas and new ways of thinking to help them on there 2 stage tenders but they would also like somebody that comes from an Operational background. The Pre-Construction team are extremely friendly, sociable and very close with each other, they have a strong family feel about them.

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 and a pension.


  • Degree qualified within Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • Previous experience working in a site related role but have moved into the Pre-Construction department.
  • Experience working for a Tier one main contractor within Civil Engineering.
  • Experience working on Earthworks, infrastructure or Deep drainage related projects.
  • UK driving license.

If you would like to apply email or call me on the number 01923750095.