AECOM Bid Manager in Bedford Park, United States
United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds
We are looking to recruit an experienced Bid Manager for our Environmental business line
Working closely with others in the bid team under direction of the Lead Bid Manager, you will lead on bids and improve quality by ensuring that the responses are compliant and compelling and hit all of the criteria specified by the client and that the CVs put forward are appropriate and in line with requirements.
Within this role you will ensure a streamlined process for efficient communication and collaboration of the bidding and technical teams to deliver within the timescales agreed.
You will be responsible for devising a bid programme, agreeing key deliverables, managing inputs from subject matter experts and driving progress through to successful submission. You will work collaboratively with technical leads, members of the end market teams and directors.
As the Bid Manager, you will be involved in all steps of the bid process from capture management and win strategy development, through to pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) and proposal submission. You will manage interview/presentation preparation and debrief sessions and provide consistency through the entire process, driving continuous improvement in our process and bidding efforts.
Other responsibilities include:
Develop requirements for each bid in a clear and easy-to-understand way
Manage and maintain version control for bid documents and issue them to the appropriate functions for response
Instil a culture where others share knowledge, insight and learning
Promote the use of AECOM’s bid processes and tools
Assisting in the preparation of major bids and proposals particularly with regard to content collation, graphics preparation, print production and delivery/dispatch
Liaising with colleagues across the UK, EMIA and globally for cross country and/or cross discipline bids
Ensuring all bid governance procedures (Go/No-Go, legal and commercial review, tender boards, etc.) are completed
Ensuring all stages of the bid management process (planning, preparation, reviewing, refining and finishing) are completed
Planning and leading bid development workshops
Maintaining overall control of editorial content, including liaison with project teams to develop engaging and compelling client-facing messages
The continuous improvement and raising of proposal document standards in terms of visual image, style and content
The preparation of presentations (including general, sector and project specific), placemats and interview packs for post tender interviews
We are looking for a person who has previous experience and may be at a point in their career when they feel they are ready to take a step into a manager's role or they will be working in that post already and are looking to work in a diverse firm such as Aecom, someone with experience within engineering consultancy will benefit.
You must be able to demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, have previous experience working on and likely managing bids directly, you will have overseen bid delivery and can demonstrate complete understanding of the process.
A successful candidate would ideally be degree qualified and will have experience of an engineering consultancy, possibly environmental consultancy specifically;
APMP Foundation Certification
Experience of working with InDesign
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 Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 213283BR
Additional Locations UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - London, UK - St. Albans
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.