Reference : 576132

Bid Manager

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 01/31/2020

Additional description

Bid Manager – Saint-Gobain Public Sector

Saint-Gobain are winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' four years running! (2016-2019)

Here at Saint-Gobain, our Public Sector team has a wealth of experience and expertise in successfully delivering materials supply contracts, for both reactive and planned maintenance, generating efficiencies and providing value for money to our customers.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Bid Manager to join our successful and growing Bid department at our Coventry central office. Supporting the Bid Team Manager, you’ll manage individual Bids from initial receipt of opportunity through to submission, working with a diverse mix of personnel to ensure our strategy to win business is clearly articulated in a professional, consistent manner.

To be successful, you will have both Project Management and writing skills, with specific knowledge and understanding of end to end bid processes. You’ll also need to be highly motivated, deadline driven and able to thrive in a very busy environment; a proven track record of working in a very busy multi activity level environment is essential.

As Bid Manager with Saint-Gobain, you will:

  • Create bespoke Bids/Proposals to secure Business tenders within the Public Sector, working closely with technical experts to ensure effective outcomes.
  • Be fully accountable for the Bids project management, from Bid kick off to final submission, ensuring tight deadlines are met and communicated accordingly.
  • Produce and review high quality, compliant submissions in-line with company guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain an effective, accurate library of information with the support of the Bid team and wider business.

So if you have…

  • Proven Bid team involvement and previous Bid Writing experience or similar.
  • Demonstrable research/interpretation skills and are an excellent communicator.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, especially in questioning, writing, and reviewing documentation.
  • Good time-management & organisation skills.
  • IT skills, including proficiency in all MS Office applications.
  • Industry/Public Sector experience - desirable
  • A relevant Bid Management Qualification (APMP, Shipley) – desirable.

...we may be the right fit for each other! Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • 31 days’ holidays (including bank holidays) – increasing to 33 with service.
  • Pension scheme available with company contribution.
  • Life Assurance – 2 x salary / 4 x salary in pension scheme.
  • Tax free share plan.
  • Saint Gobain “Bubble” – online discounts at high street stores, flexible holiday scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, etc.

So if you're up for a new challenge, apply online today! Apply via this advert or directly on our Careers website (

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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