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  • Managed Services Bid Manager

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Property & Facilities Management
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive inc Bonus and Car
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 24-Apr-2019
  • Job reference: 21093

Job Description

Managed Services Bid Manager.

Full time- Mon Fri 

Based Northampton. (Lakeside)

£Competitive Inc Fantastic Benefits, bonus and Car. 

We have a rare and exciting new opportunity for an experienced Bid Manager to join us in Northampton. 

The successful applicant  will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the Travis Perkins commercial strategy for any of our Travis Perkins Managed Services bids for new Managed Services opportunities and re-tenders. We are looking for an experienced Bid Manager,  able to take on the responsibility of ensuring correct commercial decisions are made regarding tenders, multi brand involvement and re-tender strategies. 

The role is based at Lakeside in Northampton and includes the occasional need to visit and attend company meetings off-site as and when required.

Accountabilities Include:

  • Deciding the commercial strategy for any Travis Perkins Managed Services bid.
  • Developing bid strategies for managed services tenders which includes both new & re-tenders.
  • Full responsibility for ensuring completion of all tenders to be returned either through the OJEU or a framework developing working relationships with clients and Travis Perkins staff.
  • The collation of re-tender information for use with tenders which will involve ensuring data collection from existing customers, account managers and operations.
  • Responsibility for the development and presentation of the Travis Perkins Managed Services value proposition.
  • Develop, coach and mentor the skills and professionalism of the Bid Team.
  • Ensure documents are reviewed by legal and key personnel in MS, negotiating clarifications with customers through the tender process.
  • Completion of key data in our Managed Services CRM system / Contract database
  • Working across group brands to ensure a consistent and collaborative tender approach

What we are looking for: 

The successful applicant will be APMP Certified and have proven and demonstrable experience of writing or managing bid submissions through the design and production stages. 

As this role comes with line management responsibility, it would also be great if the successful applicant had previous experience of managing a team.

Competency in using Excel, Visio and Word is essential. 

About us:

As part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK's leading companies we are proud to have  the supportive culture of a family run business and an entrepreneurial mindset. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses.

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