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Our client is a large, well established building and refurbishment contractor based in the Swansea area. They have been established for a number of years and have always been very successful across South Wales predominantly. They continue to grow, carrying out a diverse range of projects up to £100 million.

Due to ongoing growth they have approached us with the requirement to recruit a Bid Manager on to their Pre Con team.

Working within an established Pre Con set up, your roles and responsibilities will include:

* Appraisal of ITT/RFP documentation to identify key risks and opportunities;

* Organising and leading bid strategy meetings;

* Formulating bid programmes;

* Leading the bid management process;

* Leading the development of bid response that exceeds our client’s expectations;

* Preparing presentations and attending interviews;

* Formulating and developing alternative proposals inc. value engineering and optioneering;

* Input into the planning and programming and the development of construction methodologies;

* Directly supervise a Graphic Designer;

* To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager.

This role would suit an experienced Bid Manager or Coordinator looking for a step up, as well as having proven main contractor experience. Other skills and experience to be eligible for this role include:

* HNC/D or degree level in Construction Management/Civil Engineering (desirable);

* Proficient use of Microsoft Office inc. Word, Excel & PowerPoint;

* Enthusiasm and the desire to win;

* Ability to work flexibly to tight deadlines;

* Effective communicator with the ability to manage a team;

* Construction knowledge and commercial appreciation;

* Ability to author technical and quality narrative and edit same by others (desirable);

* Attention to detail;

* Effective communication – both written and oral;

* Experience of managing a team in a bidding role;

* Good knowledge of building, civil engineering and general construction techniques and methodology;

* An understanding of the design and procurement process and an awareness of contractual matters.

On offer is the opportunity to work with a large and recognised contractor that can offer a structured career path. Apply on line for further details

7 days ago

Swansea, City and County of Swansea, United Kingdom

Full time


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