Bid Manager, West Midlands

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Job Type
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Civil Engineering

Linum Consult’s client – a world leader in specialised civil engineering – is currently seeking a Bid Manager to develop winning tender strategies and deliver successful bids. This role will be based out of their West Midlands office.


  • Defining the tender strategy in relation to the relevant opportunity, including partnering and pricing strategies in line with the company’s objectives
  • Assessing invitations to tender, ensuring a continual pipeline of quality business is sustained
  • Leading the team to deliver successful offers, including preparation of bids and quotes
  • Soliciting suppliers’ bids and proposals for labour, materials and equipment, and evaluating proposals to ensure they meet the applicable specifications and budget objectives
  • Contributing to contract negotiations and supervising the winning bids handover to the Operational Teams
  • Ensuring the implementation of bid governance requirements
  • Engaging regularly with clients and partners in order to analyse context, competition and market potential
  • Identifying opportunities for potential new clients and specifying project targets, with a view to turning them into new business


  • Degree qualification in an Engineering or Construction subject is preferred
  • Previous experience of bid preparation and management in the construction sector, including structural repairs and refurbishments
  • Good understanding of construction working practices, regulations, and industry standards to support accurate and competitive bids
  • Strong financial acumen: understanding of construction cost estimation, budgeting, and pricing strategies to develop competitive bids
  • Ability to communicate complex, technical concepts in easy-to-understand ways and convey ideas graphically
  • Excellent research skills and highly IT literate
  • The right to live and work in the UK


If you fulfil ALL of the key criteria for this position, then please submit your application to for the attention of Neill Donald. If your application is successful you will be contacted within 48 hours for a further discussion.

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