Willmott Dixon

Bid Manager - Flexible Working Available

26 Jul 2021
25 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

We are now looking to recruit an experienced Bid Manager join our growing team in the Midlands based from our Central Birmingham office at Two Snow Hill.

As a Bid Manager at Willmott Dixon Interiors you will project manager the whole bid process from launch to handover to the delivery team.

Your main responsibilities will include;

Leading the bid team/process in all aspects of the submission.

Produce high quality qualitative bid submissions on time within budget.

Effectively coordinate and lead bid team contributors input.

Provide and implement creative ideas and initiatives into bids.

Assess technical and complex bid requirements, control and shape the bid proposals.

Liaise with the client team to effectively portray our service offering.

Provide de-risked, profitable, compliant and affordable bids in line with Willmott Dixon's strategic objectives.

Manage the production of accurate, well presented bid documentation for tenders.

Create and lead client presentations.

As an interiors specialist our projects are diverse and may involve complicated refurbishments of existing premises. These may be from circa £5m to circa £25m in value.

We are a very customer focused business and would expect our Bid team to constantly reinforce and deliver our customer first ethic and 'Everything Completed with Pride'.

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team and we hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way.

Values that we live by and would hope you do too - Courage, being Open and Respect for everyone (COR).

Are you an innovator? We are not afraid to think big and embrace innovative ideas to make sure we deliver a better, stronger and more personal offer and exceed our customers' expectations.

Our preconstruction teams have adapted to working in a hybrid, agile way so flexibility to work from home and office is second nature now and down to an individual's work preference and the business and collaboration needs of projects.

What is the benefit of joining Willmott Dixon…?

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around their continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Willmott Dixon Interiors are an Investor in People Gold Award holder.

You will have a clear plan around your development. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business; our values are at the epicentre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent coupled with the right culture and values ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

We have very recently been awarded 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2020) to work for, the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2021 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria:

  • Superb demonstrable standard of written and spoken English
  • Excellent standard of resource planning.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Full membership or relevant professional body.

Desirable Criteria

  • Full membership of secondary technical professional body.

Technical or Operational
Proven experience of:

  • Leading the bid process.
  • Complex technical schemes.
  • Dealing with diverse technical output.

Proven experience of:

  • Reviewing and assessing bid enquiries.
  • Creating and writing effective bid submissions.
  • Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.

Proven experience of:

  • Inspiring bid contributors.
  • Leadership in client team meetings.

Personal Qualities

At Willmott Dixon we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. This role would be suitable to a person who:

  • Is a team player
  • Is able to Influence and inspire
  • Has a growth mindset
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Is able to Problem solve
  • Is positive & proactive
  • Has excellent presentations skills both written and verbal
  • Is innovative/creative/open minded
  • Displays model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation
  • Reflects regularly on experiences and performances and constantly seeks to improve
  • Is personable, friendly, approachable, motivated and flexible
  • Has the ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Is people focused
  • Is driven/motivated
  • Is organised/detailed

Sound like you? If so, come and join our Willmott Dixon Interiors team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

In return we provide you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos and a chance to develop your career of a lifetime!

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible.

We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

We are proud to be part of the Willmott Dixon family; a privately-owned contracting and interior fit out group in the UK. With a rich history, amazing track record and strong values, this partnership makes us a stronger and more progressive organisation, allowing us to share knowledge and take on bigger and better projects.


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