• Office Location: 2nd Floor, Charles House, 61-69 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UE
  • Office Name: Head Office - Charles House
  • Sector: Talent Solutions
  • Salary: £25000 - £45000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 409083

Bid Manager

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and methodical individual to join the Reed Specialist Recruitment bid team to support in creating winning business proposals. This role will enable you to work at a strategic level within the world’s largest family owned recruitment business; working on major proposals for both new and existing business. 

Job Title:          Bid Manager
Company:        Reed Specialist Recruitment
Base Location: Central Northampton

Reporting to:    Head of Bids, Strategic Development
Salary: £25,000 – £45,000 dependent on experience

Contract:          Full time and permanent

Hours:              Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week plus a 1 hour lunch break

The Role – What does the Bid Manager role look like?

 

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and methodical individual to join the Reed Specialist Recruitment bid team to support in creating winning business proposals. This role will enable you to work at a strategic level within the world’s largest family owned recruitment business; working on major proposals for both new and existing business. You will develop relationships with senior members of our business development and account management teams and build an extensive knowledge of Reed’s services and unique selling points (USPs).

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • You will write tenders for clients operating across all industries and sectors
  • You will work in partnership with our business development team throughout the proposal process, project managing different stakeholders to ensure we get the information we need, when we need it
  • You will regularly review and update our library of information to support our proposals
  • You will collate information from across our business, engaging with stakeholders at all levels  
  • You will support different stages of the tender process, including PQQs, RFIs, ITTs, RFPs
  • You will support our approach to continuous improvement and identify better ways of working by conducting reviews with both internal and external stakeholders
  • You will create engaging graphics and presentations that support our sales messages
  • You will support the wider bid team, particularly junior members of the team, in sourcing information and creating winning responses

What can REED offer me in return?

 

You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests, personal development schemes of up to £500 every 5 years, day off to move house, paid rewards for innovative ideas, and many many more!

 

Who are Reed Specialist Recruitment:

Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR) is the largest part of the Reed Global Group (www.reedglobal.com), which also includes Europe’s biggest jobsite – www.reed.co.uk; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers – Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s leading training provider – Reed Learning.

The Person – What makes a good Bid Manager?

You must be educated to degree level or equivalent and have relevant experience. You must have a passion for writing and a genuine enthusiasm for learning about our business.  You will ideally have experience in managing projects and have a good knowledge of recruitment. You will be confident at working with different stakeholders, in person and remotely, and have an awareness of the tender writing process. You will also be willing to work flexibly to ensure we submit the best tender response within demanding timescales.

 

 All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the 

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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