Bid Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

London - Uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

As Bid Manager you will focus on Major Pursuits for our Buildings & Places business in EMEA, leading on win strategy and preparing and developing work winning plans and driving best practice. This person will lead the bid, developing requirements from client intelligence and issued bid documents. He/she will be charged with facilitating win strategy and devising a bid programme, agreeing key deliverables, managing inputs from Subject Matter Experts and driving progress through to a winning submission. The Bid Manager will work collaboratively with technical leads, members of the End Market teams, Bid Studio writers, graphic designers and the Bid Studio leadership team.

Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with all parties to deliver winning submissions

  • Promote a culture of success and drive a winning strategy

  • Leading an effective bid team, identify and brief contributors from across the business and manage, motivate and support them throughout the programme

  • Facilitate workshops/planning meetings including working with key proposal contributors to establish a clear win strategy and develop storyboard content

  • Manage the compliance and overseeing reviews of the quality and commercial content

  • Gather essential client information from the Capture Management team. Driving the process to research the client’s aspirations and sharing this knowledge and intelligence with the team.

  • Promote the use of AECOM’s work winning processes and tools

  • Developing the requirements for each bid in a clear and easy-to-understand way

  • Contribute to preparing and managing the bid budget

  • Manage and maintain version control for bid documents and issuing them to the appropriate functions for response/review/signature in line with the bid programme

  • Instill a culture where others share knowledge, insights and learning

  • Identify and share lessons learned as inputs to the continuous improvement of the Bid Studio’s process and tools

  • Promote the development of (a) people and (b) the behaviours and culture necessary to win, including supporting junior colleagues to develop their bidding skills

  • Train teams to prepare for client interviews and presentations

  • Possesses extensive knowledge of the company’s philosophy and policies.

  • Demonstrates substantial expertise as a generalist or specialist.

  • Possesses thorough job knowledge and is competent in all aspects of the job.

  • Performs advanced assignments requiring independent decisions and resolves problems using an exceptional degree of ingenuity.

  • Under limited supervision or general direction, completed work is reviewed for desired results.

Minimum Requirements

Specific Skills Required:

  • 1st Class Bid Project Management

  • 1st Class Facilitation Skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, Word,

  • In design knowledge desirable

Preferred Qualifications

  • A successful candidate would ideally be degree qualified and will have experience of an engineering consultancy, possibly environmental consultancy specifically;

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 222992BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.