Bid Manager - Education

09 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We have been in business for nearly 120 years, have a turnover of around GBP1.5 billion and employ more than 4,000 people. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a GBP2bn turnover business.

We are looking to strengthen our market leading strategic Bid Team with two accomplished Bid leaders to support our continued expansion within the Education Sector.

The primary focus of these roles is to effectively manage and lead on all aspects of bids from the initial contact to taking schemes through the bidding process working with the Client Team, and getting successful bids to site.

Being part of a flat, dynamic organisation structure means you will have full autonomy in your role; setting a bid strategy and assembling a winning team.

You will already be familiar in managing and leading bids, ensuring the relevant resources and project team are managed to achieve required deliverables to programme. You will also have developed strong internal and external stakeholder communication skills, whilst maintaining compliance using project controls.

To be successful in the role you will be a dynamic and driven Bid leader who can utilise their skills, knowledge and experience to make this role their own and deliver successful and collaborative partnerships.

We have regional offices nationwide so we can be flexible on base location.

If this sounds like the development opportunity you are looking for, please click the link to apply or for more information contact our in-house Resourcing Team on for more information.

A bit about us:

As a progressive and dynamic business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.

Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, along with communities and the environment, run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.

The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with C2E (Committed to Equality) ,Investors in People and the Queens award for sustainability

We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to deliver that goal.

Visit our website to find out more about our successful business.