Bid Manager

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Competitive + Benefits
City Of London
Job Type
Date Posted
29th January 2018

Job Description


As a FTSE 250 PLC, we are rooted in core European countries, Computacenter combines global reach with local expertise. We operate Infrastructure Operations Centers and Group Service Desks across Europe, South Africa and Asia from which our employees provide user support in 18 languages. Customers with global requirements are served through an extensive international partner network, which mirrors the requirements of our European-headquartered client base.

If you've set your heart on a career in Service Management, join Computacenter as a Bid Manager in Blackfriars on a permanent basis and you'll find there's everything in place for you to succeed.

The Bid Management Team provide a Bid Management service to the business that follows the company bid process and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a bid to deliver comprehensive and complete documentation that meet our customers' exact requirements.


Competitive + Benefits

Main Responsibilities

  • Preparation and planning of bids including resources, project plan, work packages, milestones, deadliness
  • Planning and controlling of internal communication in the bid team and with other stakeholders in the organisation
  • Management and controlling of the virtual team and operational management of bid projects (in-time, in-Quality, In-budget, resource, deliverables / Products) with the focus on the coordination of tasks in the Bid team as applicable
  • Make sure that the relevant governance and approval processes take place within the bid lifecycle
  • Tracking of agreed internal and external delivery dates and ensuring completeness and consistency of the content that will be submitted to the customer
  • Monitoring and keeping track of the presales budget as applicable
  • Preparation and implementation of activities for the development and documentation of bid strategy, differentiators, win themes, key messages and content for proposal and presentation
  • Planning and controlling of the handling the documents (filing structure, naming conventions, responsibilities)
  • Document management for the offer and contract to agreed standards Ensure deliverables and presentations meet company formatting and quality standards
  • Collects, prepares and integrates standard proposal content as well as customized content for the customer
  • Adaption of customer-specific references
  • Support of customer specific campaigns, coordination of marketing support
  • Closure of bid projects (provision of content for re-use into standard knowledge & bid libraries)

Ideal Candidate

  • Technical or commercial education, primarily education or adequate professional experience
  • Experience with sales, proposal and contract processes
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in document management using Office 365 tools including SharePoint
  • Very good communication skills and safe, convincing appearance at management level
  • High degree of self-responsible work and engagement
  • Assertiveness
  • Structured, purposeful way of working, even in critical situations
  • Integrative skills and good social skills to lead projects


  • Good working knowledge of Computacenter
  • A good command of the written and spoken English language
  • A good command of the written and spoken French and or German language
  • APMP Foundation certification (or similar) or higher qualification


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