Bid Manager (Bryanston)

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Job Description

The Bid Manager is pivotal in ensuring successful bid outcomes by overseeing the entire bid process, engaging clients, refining bid management procedures, and leading proposal development efforts to deliver high-quality solutions. The person will be based at the Head Office in Bryanston but may required to travel to meetings etc. On occasion there may be out of town travel.

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: 
Education: 

  • Built Environment qualification, minimum NQF Level 7.
  • Legal background advantageous but not a prerequisite.

Experience: 

  • Construction site experience is crucial for leading bid proposals.
  • Minimum 2 years' bid compilation experience.
  • Experience leading Public Sector Bids is essential.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Bid Management:

  • Oversees the whole bidding process, from start to finish, ensuring team adherence to standards and meeting of all deadlines.
  • Plans and prepares bids to support strategy discussions and stakeholder evaluation.
  • Coordinates the allocation of resources with internal departments and third-party suppliers.
  • Develop bid strategies, initiate communication with bid stakeholders, and oversee requests for clarification.
  • Contributes to the development of bid proposals, ensuring alignment to client needs and specifications.
  • Manages proposal documents, sources information, and ensures that bids comply with internal quality standards.
  • Enhances bid management processes, tools, and methodologies.
  • Uses experience to reduce effort over time and mentors Bid Coordinators.

Proposal Development: 

  • Leads the production of high-quality content for proposals that address client needs and specifications.
  • Ensures exceptional attention to detail.

Client Engagement: 

  • Prepares and/or participates in presentations and site visits to engage with Clients and ensure full comprehension of the bid requirements.