Major Bid Manager

26 Jul 2021
23 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: /JM/26-07-06/02/1

Job Title: Major Bid Manager

Working Hours: Monday to Friday - 09.00 to 17.30

Location: Bury St Edmunds

Would you be interested to join a leading facilities management company with a reputation for excellence?

Atalian Servest is currently recruiting for a Major Bid Manager to join our passionate and driven team in Bury St Edmunds!

The Major Bid Manager will drive the end-to-end coordination of customer bid activity, including the identification of bid opportunities with business development colleagues, the coordination and administration of all project and stakeholder management activity, production of high-quality written responses to bid opportunities, submission of opportunities, and other support to the Business Development teams.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

To develop a deep knowledge of the Atalian Servest Group, building both horizontal and vertical relationships with business leaders to facilitate bidding.
Work closely with key account and sales directors to proactively develop and implement the bid process.
To fully program manage bid activity on behalf of business development teams, including the facilitation of deal planning sessions from whitespace analysis within CRM, bid development, final bid document submission, bid award, and (if appropriate) handover to mobilisation.
Researching potential clients and developing an understanding of their requirements.
Organising and facilitating go/no go sessions, bid kick-off and solution meetings in conjunction with the primary sales lead and other bid contributors.
Create written content that is persuasive and informative.
Onward development and ownership of written and visuals content by subject matter experts in support of propositions and key selling messages.

About You:

Educated to degree/HND or equivalent.
Experience in a bid/proposal management environment with clear experience in leading winning bids.
Impeccable time management, allowing prioritisation of a complex and varied workload.
Strong leadership skills in complex, multi-stakeholder environments.
Experience in leading, influencing, and developing cross-functional teams in a bid environment.
Excellent communication, written and spoken English essential with the ability to spot and correct spelling and grammatical errors in text written by others and create compelling text themselves.
Expert working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel to allow accurate manipulation and formatting of bid and presentation templates without supervision.
Excellent interpersonal skills in communicating with staff at all levels with the ability to form strong working relationships.
Ability to work accurately with an eye for detail.
Ability to work as part of a team, with a flexible approach to work.
Proactive, hardworking, and flexible when approaching challenging deadlines.
Customer-facing and experienced in leading and attending bid workshops/deal planning sessions and presentations.
The ability to continuously push for enhancing all forms of output through innovation and critical evaluations.


Employee Referral Scheme.
Learning and development opportunities.
Supportive working culture and future progression opportunities.
Mobile, legal, bicycle, breakdown, and retail discounts.
Eye test and glasses reimbursement.
Cycle 2 work scheme.

How to apply?

If you are interested to join a business that encourages professional development, career progression and entrepreneurial spirit, then please click apply and we will be in touch soon!


Atalian Servest is an equal opportunities employer that relies on diversity and equality to achieve our goals. We actively encourage applications from talented and qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or age