AECOM Bid Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds
AECOM’s UK&I Consulting business is a leader in the development of transportation solutions across the UK&I. We work with a broad mix of private developers, technology companies, and public sector (UK Local Authorities, national bodies) plus European Union and national governments across Europe. Our current portfolio of opportunities comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international transportation opportunities.
We are recruiting a Bid Manager to work closely with the UK&I Consulting business, based in one of our many locations Birmingham, St Albans, Leeds or other offices across the UK. This person will take ownership of and lead bids, developing requirements from client intelligence and issued bid documents. They will be charged with driving bid strategy, devising a bid programme, agreeing key deliverables, managing inputs from Subject Matter Experts, our internal Finance and Risk Committees, and driving progress through to successful submission. The Bid Manager will work collaboratively with all parties involved in work winning, including technical leads, members of other parts for the business, bid writers, graphic designers and other bid professionals.
The Bid Manager will drive the bid through all stages, from capture management and win strategy development, through the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and proposal submission to interview/presentation preparation and debrief sessions. They will provide consistency through the entire process, responsible for sharing lessons learned and driving continuous improvement in our process and bidding efforts.
The role will report to the UK&I Consulting Work Winning Director.
Strong problem-solving skills
Able to lead a team, creating and sustaining inspiration, energy and focus
Demonstrates flexibility and strong multi-tasking
Comfortable and effective when working across all levels of an organisation, from apprentice through to Board level director
Drives and contributes to key decisions
- Experience in the management of winning bids, preferably in the engineering, architecture, consulting environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with experience of managing multi-disciplinary proposals of a high strategic value
Bachelor degree (desirable).
Foundation-level APMP (Association of Proposal Management Professionals) certification (desired).
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 Business Development
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 226196BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, 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.