Bid Manager

  • Job Reference: 211291
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Bid Manager

Location: Cornwall

Business Area: Build Western & Wales

Kier Construction are looking for an experienced Bid Manager to join a hugely talented Pre-Construction team. You will bring with you a plentiful experience from a Design, Commercial, Planning or Operations discipline and knowledge of the bid management process from within a main contractor background. We are looking for a 'hands-on' role and the Bid Manager will be an integral part of the team and management of a variety of projects through their pre-construction phase.

As a Bid Manager, you will lead the project team and ensure clients are provided with properly constructed commercial and technical information to an industry leading standard. This will involve you chairing client, design and project meetings; briefing the team, liaising closely with the client team as well as our internal subject matter experts and ensuring all deliverables are completed on time whilst complying with Kier's policies.

Job responsibilities

You will have overall management of the Second stage project bid, ensuring compliance with internal governance. While working closely with the Commercial Manager, Planner, Project Manager and wider project team, you will offer high quality information at each project gateway through the second stage, presenting to clients and their consultants and end users.

As lead of the second stage, you will need to ensure client satisfaction and schemes are delivered on time and within budget whilst securing agreed returns.

What do we need from you?

We are looking for candidates with extensive experience in Managing project teams through a two-stage process, with excellent communication and negotiation skills. You will have good project management skills as well as a thorough understanding of risk analysis. We are also looking for candidates who hold a relevant construction related qualification (Degree, HNC or similar)

What will you receive?

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, trusted and focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. You can also expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit
  • options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Kier is an inclusive employer