Bid Manager

Posted 16 April 2024
Salary £475 - 525 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration12 Months
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameSam Bevan

Job description

Job Title: Bid Manager
Location: Exeter (Hybrid 50/50 split)
Rate: Up to £525p/d (Inside IR35)
Duration: 12 Months+
About the Company: Our client is a leading main contractor specialising in projects for South West Water. With a reputation for delivering high-quality construction projects, they are committed to excellence, innovation, and sustainability in their work. They offer a dynamic and collaborative work environment where employees are encouraged to grow and excel in their careers.
Job Description: We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Bid Manager to join our client's team. As a Bid Manager, you will play a critical role in leading the planning and preparation phase of construction projects for South West Water. You will be responsible for overseeing the pre-construction process, including cost estimation, budgeting, scheduling, value engineering, and client communication.
You'll have a team of estimators, Design Staff and Project Planners to work alongside when preparing bid's for Clean and Wastewater projects across the framework.
Key Responsibilities:
·Prepare accurate cost estimates for materials, labour, equipment, and other resources required for construction projects.
·Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring alignment with client requirements and constraints.
·Create detailed project schedules, coordinating with subcontractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders to ensure timely completion.
·Conduct value engineering analysis to optimize costs without sacrificing quality or functionality.
·Identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them, including developing contingency plans.
·Serve as the primary point of contact for the client during the pre-construction phase, providing regular updates and addressing any concerns or issues.
Previous Water sector experience - both Wastewater and clean Water is essential.
Comprehensive pre-construction experience - bid writing, Submissions, Engineering, Construction Management background.
The client can consider most background providing you have extensive knowledge of bid Writing and planning management, as well as a strong understanding if the sector.