Bid Manager

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 2 months ago

6point6

Job title:

Bid Manager

Company

6point6

Job description

Company Description

Our bid management team maximises the opportunities for growth by managing thedevelopment of bids, working in collaboration with our client-facing teams to focus on what’s needed to win, ensuring that the internal bid management processes are continually improved and that we apply the lessons learnt from our post-bid reviews.

The team also monitors our presence on public sector frameworks to triage new opportunities and ensure that our presence on the right frameworks is maintained.

The team also ensures that bid teams from across our organisation are educated in our bid processes and our approach to winning business.

As a result of our continued growth we are looking for an experienced bid manager to join our team.

Job Description

Due to the nature of the client engagements, every employee needs to be able to achieve Security Clearance. This means that you need to have the right to take up employment within the UK, do not have or require any visa to work, and have been resident in the UK for at least 5 years without any gap(s) totalling more than 6 months. Higher clearance/s may be required.

As an employer we believe in facilitating a flexible work pattern whilst taking into consideration operational requirements, client and individual needs. We are proud of our hybrid work pattern that typically sees employees in the office for a minimum of 2 days per week.

You should be able to easily commute to our London office.

For some roles/projects, travel to the clients offices will be required and the frequency is often determined by the client.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are integral to the success of 6point6. We welcome applicants with different perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds, and are proud to have an organisational culture where employees can bring their authentic selves to work.

Key responsibilities of the role are summarised below:

This is an internal role to lead cross functional bids teams in order to deliver high quality bids and proposals on time and on budget. The role is critical in driving the growth and success of our organisation, providing experienced bid management to support our client facing teams.

  • You will work closely with senior internal stakeholders, representing the bid you are responsible for,providing guidance and challenge to improve the probability of winning
  • You will be responsible for a variety of bids of different scales dependent on the market demand. You will steer the activity and provide guidance on aspects such as win themes, storyboards, win pricing, question analysis, and traceability between questions and answers
  • You will be responsible for managing bids through our internal review and approvals process in collaboration with the client facing deal owner and for agreeing, scheduling and completing rework, driving efficiency in the bid outcomes and increasing the probability of winning
  • You will ideally have experience of working with partner companies in bids that involve an ecosystem of suppliers, as a prime or as a subcontractor, and have experience of managing bids from publication to award including internal triage and opportunity qualification, PQQ/RFI response, ITT/RFP response,presentations and supporting subsequent negotiations

While the role is not one with line management responsibilities, it will require you to work collaboratively in a matrix management structure and use your influencing skills to achieve the required outcomes.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good understanding of bid management processes, ideally with experience in managing bids from triage to award gained through government and/or private sector engagements
  • Experience of running an effective bid qualification process in order to drive focus on the highest win probability bids
  • Financial awareness with the ability to support the analysis of bids from monetary perspective to rapidly qualify them for progression.
  • Demonstrable understanding of business operations, including business processes, workflows, and systems. Being able to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Experience in bid management, including scoping, planning, budgeting, resource allocation and the ability to manage multiple bids simultaneously to ensure that they are delivered on time, within budget, and to the deal owner’s satisfaction

As a technology consultancy, we look for people who can deliver both exceptional technical solutions and work as true partners to the organisations we support. To do this you must be able to:

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing, demonstrated through:

  • Exceptional and demonstrable written and verbal communication skills in long form text and in presentation format
  • Writing meaningfully to deliver clear information, and guidance
  • Giving impactful presentations, articulating clearly key points

Demonstrate critical thinking by:

  • Analysing and evaluating information
  • Solving problems and multi-tasking; looking at the options available and making appropriate recommendations and decisions to achieve the best outcome.

Work in partnership with others to:

  • Effectively manage both internal and external stakeholders to ensure synergy
  • Collaborate meaningfully with all parties to ensure outcomes are reached effectively
  • build relationships with colleagues and to manage the bid team. Demonstrating the ability to work as true partners to the client facing and consulting teams

You will have very good attention to detail, coupled to the ability to develop and embed process and efficiency.

Previous experience within security-controlled environments is desirable.

During your career with us, we actively encourage and support employees to continually upskill and develop their skills and knowledge. This role could provide a stepping stone for onward progression for the right individual.

Additional Information

Who are 6point6, part of Accenture?

Now part of Accenture, 6point6 drives the right change in every organisation through the positive impact of technology. Leading with strategy, architecture, and design, we connect cloud, data, and cyber to engineer and deliver large-scale, complex transformations across public and private sectors.

We help organisations realise the value of their business strategy, allowing them to engage in a more meaningful way with their end customers. Our clients work with us because they know for us it’s never just about the project at hand. It’s about creating lasting partnerships built on trust and enabling their long-term success.

We have lead offices in central London and Manchester, as well as access to other Accenture office locations around the UK.

Why us?

6point6 strives to create and maintain a work environment in which people are treated with dignity, decency and respect. We champion diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. A number of employee-led groups work with us to create a unique, fun and fulfilling environment that contributes positively to our culture and our corporate social responsibility commitments.

We are fully committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people and operate a zero tolerance culture towards any discrimination.

Irrespective of your needs, and no matter how small, please let the Recruitment Team know if there are any ways that we can support you during the hiring process.

Benefits

From health and wellness to lifestyle and finances, we have your best interests at heart.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes all the standard offerings you’d expect like company bonus plan, pension, private medical, life assurance and income protection. Employee wellbeing is also of the utmost importance to us and we have many benefits supporting wellbeing including an employee assistance programme, life coaching, a cycle to work scheme with bike storage and much more.

Our Values

Our people shape our culture and our values are embedded into everything we do.

HUMAN: We celebrate our differences and bring our authentic selves to work. We are one, inclusive, team.

DEDICATED: We are dedicated to each other, our clients and to our profession. We care.

HONEST: We embrace transparency, act with integrity and encourage everyone to speak openly.

BRAVE: We empower each other to make bold decisions, to take ownership and to challenge with respect.

We are a disability confident committed employer.
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Location

London

Job date

Wed, 13 Mar 2024 23:23:23 GMT

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