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Bid Manager



Sales & Business Development
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Bid Manager

Permanent £50,000 - £60,000


Capgemini Engineering are seeking to appoint a Bid Manager, within the Bid, Delivery and Risk function.


  • Managing bids in various fields addressed by Capgemini Engineering – software, mechanical, electrical, automotive, telecoms, data science
  • Responsible for planning bid strategy, managing virtual team working on the bid, coordinating response, designing proposal structure in response to client requirements
  • Leading identification of risks and coordination of risk management plan within virtual bid team
  • Directing bid through correct governance as appropriate to the bid value / risk and leading on presentation of the bid to bid review panels using team members as necessary to present on areas of specialist knowledge
  • Ensure that audit trail on bid decisions is complete and in line with bid authorisation process using the relevant tools and systems
  • Working with solution lead on commercial viability of the proposed solution
  • Provide expertise on bid authorisation process to sales and engineering teams
  • Support the Commercial Manager and wider Bid, Delivery and Risk team with aspects of commercial, contract and risk management
  • Plans and directs bids and is responsible for the quality and consistency of all client deliverables.
  • Identifies areas of development and improves the Bid Management service provided to the Sales and Account community.
  • Analyses bids/proposals at all stages ensuring that overall response meets or exceeds client Business and/or IT objectives.
  • Responsible for pursuit storyboards, deliverable management, orals, budget management, Creative Services coordination.
  • Participates in due diligence and customer visits.

Experience needed

  • Education: ≥ 3+ year degree in engineering, business or related subject.
  • Experience: 8-10 years’ experience & at least 3 years in Bid Management or project management with a proven track record of successful delivery.