Reason for role
The successful candidate will support the management, production and delivery of bids across all sectors within SME. In addition to their core function, the Associate Bid Manager will be responsible for the development and training of Bid Analysts.
Structure and reporting relationship
As an Associate Bid Manager, you will report directly to the Director of Bidding and Corporate Planning.
Bid Team Leadership
Key to this role is the management of bid activities within an agreed budget, resource capacity and timescale. As an Associate Bid Manager, you will be responsible for implementing winning bid strategies across all sectors, whilst ensuring the development of high-quality, persuasive and commercially competitive proposals that fully reflect customer requirements and are delivered within approved Serco margins.
Key leadership requirements of an Associate Bid Manager include:
Leading support resources within the bid team, including Finance and Commercial, HR, IT and Technical SME’s;
Managing relevant key stakeholders within a bid;
Leading solution development through the management and support of SME’s;
Supporting financial and commercial leads throughout the bid;
Supporting the shaping of commercial agreements with customer and partners;
Supporting customer negotiations to contract close.
The fundamental responsibility of an Associate Bid Manager is to deliver high-quality bids on time and within budget.