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Bid Manager


We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Bid Manager to join us on a full-time permanent basis.

Based at our head office in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, you will work directly with our departmental management teams to compile Tender submissions and project workbooks.

The ideal candidate will integrate quickly into a company with a strong team ethos, high levels of motivation and one that’s committed to delivering a first-class service.

You must possess strong IT skills, excellent written & verbal communication skills, exceptional organisation & time management skills and demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation.


  1. Lead bids, directing & compiling contributions from various departmental mangers.
  2. Writing content to make clear commercial & business case to client.
  3. You will prepare compliant, compelling proposals, successfully conveying benefits.
  4. Analyse & review tender opportunities
  5. Identify & develop Contract Opportunities in various sectors.
  6. Proactively identify new Tender opportunities daily by searching relevant procurement portals including OJEU (OJEC) & forwarding them onto company Directors.
  7. Monitor & maintain Tenders email in-box.
  8. Complete & submit Tenders for the various sectors / customers.
  9. Incorporate information in professional, well written, competitive proposals addressing all client needs.
  10. Administer e-procurement site registrations, alerts & submissions.
  11. Track all bid & Tender activity & outcomes through an effective electronic recording & analysis system.
  12. Maintain a library of current & accurate corporate information for inclusion in Tenders & PQQ’s.
  1. Create engaging & compelling bid responses.
  2. Ensure Pre-Qualification stages are completed neatly, accurately & to set deadlines.
  3. Ensure all work is presented according to corporate standards & styles.
  4. Develop & manage a PQQ & Tender bid library ensuring continuous improvement of the process in maintained.
  5. Manage update & registration of bid opportunities for tracking & monitoring purposes.
  6. Prepare & circulate weekly PQQ & Tender summaries.
  7. Ensure Post-Tender client feedback is obtained & recorded.
  8. Receive & log quote requests.
  9. Report as needed to the Company Directors, providing up to date data on active Tender programmes.
  10. Review documents for spelling, grammar, consistency & formatting bids in line with company brand guidelines.
  11. Keep up to date with company portfolio of services & contribute to service improvement & development.


The ideal candidate should demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in preparation of Tender Submissions.
  • Experience of writing Bids & Tender documents.
  • Highly IT literate & good presentation skills
  • Professional demeanour to provide knowledge of all areas of the business.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent planning & organisational skills, with a focus on quality.
  • Experience in balancing challenging priorities, & a range of differing demands.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Experience of handling confidential information.
  • Numerate.
  • Committed & reliable.
  • Openness, honesty & integrity.
  • Possesses a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Approaches challenging situations in a positive & enthusiastic manner.

*Please note that that any experience cited must be fully verified and demonstrated.

An excellent employment package is available to right suitable candidate.

Rayden Engineering is an equal opportunities employer, values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


If you think you’re suitable for this position and can be a valuable addition to our team, then please apply online below by sending your CV and covering letter.

Successful applicants will be shortlisted for interviews as soon as possible.

Strictly no agencies please.

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