Bid Manager / Senior Bid Writer

The Role
Bid Manager / Senior Bid Writer
Up to £60,000 (DOE) plus Bonus, Hybrid working with Uxbridge as Head office.
As our BID Manager you will be working on every element of the bid-writing process, we require someone with the ability to produce and compile high quality PQQ and tender submissions.

You will play a leading role through the creation and preparation of high-quality tenders to secure new contracts for the business.
This role will require working with the top management team and the other business functions to deliver and develop strong, competitive bids across APCOA’s range of public and private sector businesses.

You will produce professionally written proposal and pitch content that superbly articulates the organisations value proposition and win themes.

This role requires the highest levels of attention to detail and an ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines.
Do you have over 3 years experience in a similar role? Have you worked in a similar industry such as Parking, Facilities Management, Security, Public Sector, Transport or Construction?

- Responsibilities include project management of the bid process, agreeing strategy with the sector teams and working with internal stakeholders ensuring all content is in place, and ensuring the quality of the final output
- Creation of high-quality PQQ and ITT responses, including writing and editing content (text and graphics) and document production.
- Delivering completed written proposal responses against agreed deadlines, escalating issues as required
- Re-writing / editing proposal responses from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from Operations, Account Management, Projects, Compliance and HR
- Leading storyboard sessions with bid / proposal team members and leading the bid response in developing a proposal structure
- Reviewing previous tenders and identifying any areas for improvements
- Preparing and assisting with post tender presentations
- Working with the business development team to improve the profile of APCOA within a new and existing client area

The Candidate:

- Proven skills in writing and editing proposal content for tender submissions with experience of brief taking, bid preparation and writing.

Furthermore, client presentations and negotiations.
- Exemplary written English/writing style and forensic attention to detail with meticulous proof-reading skills
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, to enable professional interaction with a wide range of contacts, both internal and external
- Excellent IT skills, including a working knowledge of presentation software packages, preferably Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Good communication, interpersonal and networking skills
- Understanding of commercial and financial models


- Attractive salary & benefits package
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Pension
- Training and Development
- Employee discount scheme

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.
Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: Bids Coordinator, Coordinator Senior Bids, Proposals Coordinator, Bid Manager, Tender Process Manager, Proposals Manager, Senior Bid Manager, Tender Bid Manager New Business Co-ordinator, Bid Writing Manager, Bid Writing Co-ordinator, BID Writer, BID Analyst, BID Tender, BID Development, Tender Writer may also be considered for this role.

At Apcoa, we aim to support employees in achieving a healthy work-life balance.

We recognise that many of our employees have family responsibilities and are committed to providing support for our employees.

We are working hard to support flexible and new ways of working where possible.We are focused on ensuring APCOA is a fair place to work regardless of age, race, gender, sexuality or level in the organisation. We offer a motivating work environment where successes are shared

  • Location: Uxbridge,England
  • Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Apcoa Parking UK
  • Posted: 26-Apr-2023
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