Bid Manager

Salary & Benefits: Competitive plus benefits

Department / Function: Sales

Location: London

Job Advert Description:

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bid Manager to join the existing Sales Management team. The role will be responsible for leading complex bids through the complete bid cycle, as well as writing content for PQQ/RFI/RFP/ITT/Frameworks and contributing to, and improving, the existing knowledge base.

The role will be accountable to the UK Sales Operations Director and will work with stakeholders from across the business, including the business units we go to market through, and the service lines which provide our capabilities.

The Opportunity

  • Work with Sector Heads, sales teams, and service lines to develop effective solutions and innovative, winning proposals, ensuring that completed bids provide the best fit for client requirements.
  • Provide written input with a commercial and sales-oriented focus for PQQs, RFIs, RFPs, ITTs, and Framework responses.
  • Lead teams through the formal bid approval process and the bid governance process so that they are submitted with the correct level of approval.
  • Support growth of the UK business by developing effective proposals which enable sales teams to close orders by getting them to the final round/negotiation table.
  • Demonstrate cross-sector understanding and tailoring bid deliverables and bid approaches accordingly.
  • Be regarded as a subject matter expert in effective bid management. 

The Person

  • Previous experience in Bid Management roles within professional services companies.
  • Demonstrable track record in the development of winning bids.
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of working across multiple sectors.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work across different geographies.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Able to work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment while driving towards clarity and solutions.

 

Join NTT DATA in the UK and you will be joining a growing company where you will be more than just another employee. With an entrepreneurial attitude you will have the opportunity to grow your career and stand out from the crowd. At NTT DATA we help develop innovative business and IT solutions for some of the most respected organisations in the public and private sectors. 

At NTT DATA we place great importance on the value of diversity. The powerful effect of being able to call on a diverse workforce and all the benefits that go with it are central to our culture. It's a core principle that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. We believe that building an inclusive and diverse workplace is essential to our success; we want our people to feel comfortable, be themselves and, as a result thrive.

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