Bid Manager

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Overbury plc
Vacancy title
Bid Manager
Contract type
Full time permanent
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OVERBURY are looking for a Bid Manager

Overbury – Berkshire

About us

Overbury is a dynamic, market leading brand that delivers exceptional fit out and refurbishment projects for some of the world’s most iconic brands. We’re 850 passionate people working from seven offices across the UK including: London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow and Bracknell. Some of our clients include the BBC, Virgin Media, Odeon, Goodyear, University of London, AstraZeneca, and Microsoft.

We’re part of the Morgan Sindall Group plc, the FTSE 250 listed construction and regeneration group with £3 billion revenue. We’re eight complementary businesses with one unified culture and 6,600 talented people who are working to create long-term, sustainable value in the built environment.

A bit about what you’d be doing

  • Lead bid production and written content and design of bids and other business-related proposals
  • Collating all relevant information for the tender document from the team members and subsequent reformatting
  • Design and creation of bespoke tender submissions and interview/pitch documents
  • Collaborate with the pre-construction and construction team and write content for tender submission whilst pulling out key messaging
  • Liaison between marketing/pre-construction and construction teams
  • Working closely with Contracts Managers to define win strategies and win themes for bids
  • Research the client and understand their brand/values and what’s important to them and inject this into the tender submission.
  • Set bid deliverables and facilitate win rooms and mid tender meetings
  • Push boundaries and embrace new ways to create a winning bid document
  • Liaise with multimedia team and storyboard video content
  • Ensure the look and feel of every bid reflects the quality of our offer and brand.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the content, quality, and compliance of the bid
  • Ensuring timely completion of required information and production of tender submission documents
  • Understand the bid submission process
  • Identify the bid differentiators
  • Ensure all pre-construction information is handed over to the delivery team

Key Skills

  • Fluent in the use of leading planning document design software
  • Adobe InDesign and other design software is desirable
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills

And in return…

We offer a market leading salary, bonus, and the best benefits package in the industry, including:

25 days’ holiday (plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure)

An excellent working environment, with the chance to network and meet likeminded people

An open and accepting culture, where you’ll given the scope to come up with your own ideas

Company pension scheme

Private medical care

Employee Discount Scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts at various shopping outlets

Outstanding training and progression

Regular staff social events

Cycle To Work scheme

About you

We are looking for someone keen, helpful, curious, with an eye for detail, someone who thrives on engaging with people.  We are open and willing to explore new ideas, especially if they enhance our approach so if you feel confident in identifying opportunities and communicating them to a wide and diverse audience this might be the role you’ve been holding out for.

Overbury/Morgan Lovell operates an Equal Opportunities Policy and are committed to building an organisation which actively promotes a culture that is free from discrimination. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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