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Senior Bid Manager - Specialist Reviewer

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London | Job-ID: 86188 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Others




We are seeking an experienced Senior Bid Manager to join our UK Bid Management team as a Specialist Reviewer.  The successful candidate needs to be a specialist in UK Public Sector and Government bidding, with a track record in managing and winning high value complex bids. Proven experience is required in:


  •             Bid strategy advice in industry context
  •             Writing compelling and compliant responses to tender specifications (bid writing and bid editing)
  •             Bid proof reading (with attention to detail) and bid answer improvement
  •             Understanding and articulation of customer drivers for bidding and applying these to written answers to ensure maximum, compliant scoring bid answers
  •             Understanding the customers’ needs and business issues by demonstrating good commercial thinking
  •             Ensuring win themes are articulated to meet / exceed customer requirements
  •             Understanding the procurement rules and evaluators approach and be able to apply these for our competitive advantage
  •             Understanding and application of the customers’ tender evaluation process to ensure bidding success
  •             Working across multiple stakeholder groups in different locations to bring together a cohesive and winning bid
  •             Delivering bid training to solution and technical experts to ensure they ‘write once’ and write for the customer audience and customer evaluator


We except the successful candidate to have had previous experience and a career track record in:


  •             Project manage the bid process and response from the receipt of the PQQ or RFP for large, complex bids
  •             Creating winning presentations which support the written submission
  •             Understanding and applying bid and governance processes


We require a minimum of 7+ years working in the bid and proposal industry in a senior role. For example: Telecoms, Managed IT services, complex hosting/cloud.


They needs to have valid SC-level UK government clearance to work on secure, confidential bids. 


The candidate needs to have successfully completed the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Foundation and above.  Fluent in English, other European languages would be helpful but not essential.  Based in the UK this candidate needs to be able to regularly attend the Hatfield  and London offices, and other UK offices as required.


The candidate requires excellent team working, the ability to work with people across our organisation at all levels from senior to junior. Professional and with a calm manner, this candidate needs to be able to work well in a pressured bidding environment. 


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


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