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  • Office Location: 50 Farringdon Road, London EC1M 3HE
  • Office Name: Reed Professional Services
  • Sector: Talent Solutions
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 411150

Bid Manager

Who are Reed Professional Services?


Reed Professional Services – part of the REED Global group, we are a management consultancy, technology services and outsourcing company. We specialise in IT and associated sectors, providing a mix of high value consultancy, advisory services, project delivery and programme management to globally recognised clients.


We are now looking for a Bid Manager to join this fast paced, forward thinking team.  Passionate about sales with a driven and focused mindset – this role  will give you the opportunity to use your skills in order to make a positive impact within the company and in return we offer lots of room for progression.  

Job Role: Bid Manager

Company: Reed Professional Services

Basic Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 including bonus
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5.30pm
Location: London, EC4N 5AG

Contract: Full time and Permanent


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

Reed Professional Services are looking for a Bid Manager to run pre- sales activity in delivering compelling submissions to our future clients. 

These will lead us to having to respond to opportunities which require technical and commercial input therefore we need someone who has experience in shaping, designing and leading a submission of this type. 



  • Excellent standard of written English.
  • 2+ years in Bid Manager/Pre Sales role
  • Hands on experience of designing and composing sales submissions
  • Experience of coordinating teams of people across the business, commercial and delivery
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight timescales.
  • Ability to multi-task, working on several projects at any given time.
  • Ability to assimilate sales strategies and offerings to market.
  • Experience of leading workshops to establish win themes.
  • Proactive, with willingness to meet customer requirements.
  • Experience of the Public Sector procurement processes, including Frameworks e.g. G-Cloud & DOS.
  • Experience of shaping bids, identifying win themes, SWOT analysis.

Personal Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and collect relevant information from different sources.
  • Quality focused.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and work additional hours where required by business needs.
  • Project management skills.

What can REED offer me in return?

We offer a variety of company benefits such as 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, paid rewards for innovative ideas, and many many more!

Please note based on the current guidelines surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), all face to face interviews and start dates have been suspended until further notice. Please note we may be able to accommodate video interviewing in the interim.

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