Bid Manager - London

Bid Writer/Coordinator
Ref: 1316 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Jul 2022
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The Bid Manager will be working closely with the senior leadership team to deliver high-quality bids across all their sectors from transportation and masterplanning to residential and mixed-use for both studios in Manchester and London.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Identifying bid opportunities and facilitating bid go/no go meetings.
  • Management and production of PQQs, ITTS, RFPs from inception to completion, coordinating input from internal and external parties and setting the programme to ensure bid deadlines are met.
  • Management, coordination, and production of multi-disciplinary bids.
  • Writing of tender information, including working with subject matter experts to create strong written content.
  • Maintaining and updating internal forecasting systems and trackers.
  • Collating/analysing bid feedback to improve success rate.
  • Management of BD library ensuring it is up to date.
  • Liaise with BD teams in Canada and Australia to ensure sharing of lessons learnt and material.
  • Liaise with graphics and marketing team to ensure consistency of bid and communication of wins.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in bidding management or coordination.
  • Experience of working with senior professionals at board level or equivalent.
  • High standard of verbal and written English, able to confidently manipulate texts for a range of audiences.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple bids at one time.
  • Highly organised and with a strong sense of time management.
  • Understanding of public procurement.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and Abode InDesign knowledge.


  • Experience of working for an architectural practice, or in a design led environment
  • Association of Proposal Management Professional Foundation level

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