AECOM Bid Manager in Bristol, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking Bid Manager for Bristol location.

The core responsibilities of the role: -

  • Lead the production of bids & tender responses for the Bristol office.

  • Lead priority bids for the South West & Wales Region.

  • Lead key bids for UK&I Market Sectors from pre-positioning to submission.

  • Arrange Marketing / BD events.

  • Provide a market facing role within the Bristol office and across the South West & Wales Region

  • Monitor pipeline and ensure priority bids are resourced appropriately across the SW & Wales Region.

  • Drive best practice and continuous improvement across bid teams in the SW & Wales Region.

  • Lead an effective bid team through all stages, from win strategy development to proposal submission and debrief sessions

  • Work alongside Market Sector Leaders to pre-position for, and execute, priority bids.

  • Help to instil a culture where others share knowledge, insights and learning.

  • Help to up-skill bid team members and promote the use of AECOM’s work winning processes and tools.

  • Monitor bid portals for opportunities & communicate to relevant parties.

  • Maintain a library of Regional CVs; Project Data Sheets and Capability Statements.

  • Maintain a central bank of feedback and lessons learnt from successful and unsuccessful bids.

  • Coordinate data necessary to support client development plans, client relationships, business-to-business meetings etc.

  • Coordinate of guest lists for attendance at industry functions.

  • Coordinate data & reporting for Salesforce.

  • Act as a Salesforce champion, leading regular reviews of data accuracy and quality.

Minimum Requirements

Skills / Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience of the preparation of tender documents and understanding of the requirements for quality presentations to support tenders.

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and InDesign publishing software.

  • Team player with excellent communication skills.

  • Motivated and can manage their own time and continuously seeks ways to improve and add value.

  • Has knowledge of the construction industry - or experience within a project based organisation.

Ideal Behaviours/Competencies:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure & to tight/last minute deadlines.

  • Ability to prioritise workload.

  • Attention to detail.

  • To work efficiently & effectively to fulfil tasks.

  • Friendly, approachable, flexible, supportive team player.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Willing to work flexibly on occasion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educated to A Levels as a minimum

  • InDesign and Microsoft competencies​​

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199816BR

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.