Senior Bid Manager

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About this Role:

Experienced Senior Bid Manager required to work with the Berkshire regional office of this busy main contractor, on a mixture of mainly negotiated schemes and framework bids plus detailed second stage design development through to financial close.
Reporting to the Preconstruction Director and Area Director you will work closely with the commercial, design and planning resource in the business, and be responsible for the schemes from initial enquiry, and development of projects from early PQQ, tender or expression of interest / mini competition stages onwards.
Duties will include:
*Client and stakeholder liaison to assess and understand overall requirement brief and outline of proposed scheme where applicable;
*Identify risks and opportunities to contractor; Comment on viability of scheme;
*Identify key drivers and propose 'win strategies' to suit;
*Engage with consultants to develop tender in terms of design, budget, etc;
*Manage or contribute to bid process including coordinating input from team members, agreeing timescales, key deadlines, and attending all mid-tender interviews and client presentations;
*Develop design and methodology, plus have input to programming of work, phasing and cost plan;
*Engage with supply chain to develop detailed design and methodology;
*Work closely with planner & commercial team to develop scheme, manage design development, through tender and second stage preconstruction;
*Develop scheme through preconstruction phase to financial close, plus liaison with construction team through initial start on site;
*Undertake design management function to support site teams on projects where necessary.
*Develop close working relationships with clients and consultants to generate repeat business;
*Reporting regularly to Preconstruction Director / Area Director on progress.

About the Company/Client/Project:

This regional office is based in Slough, Berkshire on the M4 and has an annual turnover of circa £60m.
Work is secured via a mixture of occasional competitive tenders, national and regional frameworks and negotiated works with repeat clients. Scope of works includes University Faculty Buildings, local authority Schools and Academies, Leisure Centres and Sport Facilities, high end Commercial Offices, hotels and student accommodation, etc. Projects are typically £15m - £40m+ design and build schemes in the Berkshire, Thames Valley areas, Oxfordshire and West London areas.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

You will ideally be degree qualified from an architectural / design management, project / contract management, or estimating background, and have excellent attention to detail, communication and negotiations skills, keen technical, commercial and contractual knowledge, problem solving ability, initiative and a positive approach.
You will possess the ability to assess a scheme and see the larger picture, encompassing the needs of the client, timescales and budget, local politics, and identify all key drivers and potential obstacles.
This role will suit an experienced Bid / Preconstruction Manager with a determined and competitive nature.
You will ideally have a proven track record of successful work winning with a Tier 1 Main Contractor, and converting workload through second stage preconstruction.
High standards, attention to detail and the drive will be well rewarded with excellent salary, benefits, promotional and development prospects.
For more information on this contract please contact Martin Olney on (phone number removed) or send your CV to (url removed)

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-113046
  • Permanent
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