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Bidding Manager

Watford, United Kingdom

  • Job number: 06871
  • Job field: Bidding
  • Job posted: 03/03/20
  • Job status: 20/04/20
  • Job schedule: Full-time
Mace Macro offers a complete facilities management service for companies anywhere in the world. Operating as a consultancy, managing agent or principal contractor, with a client base that includes global brands in over 40 countries.

The opportunity

Be a part of our facilities management business that oversees work for leading organisations across the public and private sectors around the world.

To provide bid management support to the bid development team in compiling PQQs, RFIs and RFPs for various bids, including discussion documents, proposals and presentations.

The bidding manager translates win strategies and business objectives into smart, compelling, consistent, customer-focused, error-free documents and presentations, project managing activity through the bid plan and escalating risk to bid leader / board where required.

The role will encompass receiving and acknowledging enquiries from prospective clients, and preparing presentations, marketing and promotional material including capability statements..

This position is office based at Macro’s office in Watford, but may require customer site visits, with occasional international travel and regular visits to the head office in Moorgate, London.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and producing of tender submissions for Macro opportunities for PQQs, RFIs and RFPs.
  • Developing a bid strategy for each opportunity.
  • Ensuring all proposals produced are correctly initiated with the production of a bid plan in partnership with the bid leader.
  • Monitoring and reporting on bid production performance against bid plan milestones.
  • Inspecting tender documentation to uncover key client drivers and objectives.
  • Undertaking client/project/scope/stakeholders/competitor research to better understand opportunities.
  • Facilitating workshops with the wider bid team to share knowledge and develop a bid strategy.
  • Based on research/workshop, define a strong win strategy, then capture/champion it.
  • Creating a plan to execute that strategy.
  • Creating guidance/templates to support that strategy - CV templates/writing style guides etc.
  • Managing the overall bid process - project/bid management - defining deliverables/deadlines and owners - the bid plan.
  • Project planning - owning the bid programme, highlighting interdependencies and taking the lead in monitoring/reporting on progress.
  • Internal progress meetings - bid kick off/booking regular progress meetings/setting the agenda / supporting the meetings.
  • Third party / resource planning - managing inputs and outsourcing to support bid production, including desk top publishing and printing.
  • Writing the bid, creating the bid and submitting the bid.
  • Writing compelling, factual, focused executive summaries.
  • Answer plan / storyboard with the team to understand the question/scoring mechanisms and set a clear path for bid team to deliver in line with your strategy.
  • Writing of standard content/CVs/project profiles - closing gaps where possible by interviewing / questioning relevant parts of the business.
  • Proof/copy edit responses to ensure compelling, benefits-driven copy.
  • Ensuring all required reviews and adjudication/sign-offs are required in line with Mace Way.
  • Taing the lead in the bid programme, ensuring review and completion dates are achieved to deliver a bid to deadline.
  • Post-tender presentations. Agree storyboards and scripting for presentations.
  • Building and developing relationships across the wider business and within the supply chain.
  • Developing and maintain bid document directory (including case studies, CVs) in conjunction with the company’s brand asset library.
About you

You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships. You will have a facilities management background and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace Macro have to offer.

Rewards and recognition

With Mace you will deepen your knowledge and skills, work with inspiring colleagues, influential clients and get to see the world.

We invest in our people and provide a strong benefits package including private medical insurance allowance and health and wellbeing commitment that includes volunteer day.


Apply now for a confidential discussion.


“Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.”
  • Job number: 06871
  • Job field: Bidding
  • Job posted: 03/03/20
  • Job status: 20/04/20
  • Job schedule: Full-time

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