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Bid Manager

  • Job reference: 919588
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Management, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 14/05/2018

919588 - Bid Manager

We are currently working alongside our client to secure the services of a Bid Manager for a position based in the North of Scotland

The main purpose of the Bid Manager position is to be responsible for the Bid Management of projects from inception through tender submission and contract award ensuring that the company's position is contractually protected and margin opportunities are maximised.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with the financial/commercial and contractual control of project bids by ensuring that the company is fully reimbursed for works executed, at the appropriate stages of time.
  • Ensure the business complies with legislative requirements as part of the CDM Regulations during preconstruction activities.
  • Assess significant H&S Risks as part of the overall risk management approach.
  • Continually develop relationships with consultants and clients.
  • Ensure that the supply chain is considered to satisfy the requirements of the projects.
  • Review the commercial and contractual aspects of the supply chain tenders and offers
  • Manage the pre-construction activities for projects.
  • Prepare tender price and submission documents for bids
  • Prepare budget costs for projects at feasibility stage
  • Produce tender reports as required by the Regional Bid Manager and Directors
  • Monitor and manage tender correspondence/documents/drawings etc.
  • Carry out cost/value investigations in conjunction with Regional Bid Manager and Tender Team
  • Identify and manage risks and opportunities associated with tenders
  • Identify value engineering to maximise commercial returns to the business
  • Attend external and internal meetings and interviews
  • Provide cost advice to external and internal teams
  • Evolve historical cost database
  • Manage the production of tender deliverables
  • Produce cash flow forecasts for clients
  • Prepare comprehensive handover documentation of successful tenders from the pre-construction to operational teams and assist in the early integration where necessary,

Successful candidate should have:

  • Construction experience in a Bid, Design or Pre-construction capacity
  • A formal construction related qualification is preferred (BSc honours) or equvalent
  • Sound knowledge of technical, contractual and procurement techniques

This is a permanent position

The salary for this position is negoitable

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 919588


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