Bid Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 23 hours ago

Reference 1370855

 Job Description

As a result of significant new business wins and continued company growth, we have an excellent opportunity for a Bid Manager with Simply Zesty, a market leading Digital Agency, based in the new City Quays 2 development in Belfast.


The Bid Manager will work with the Bid, User Experience, Graphic Design, Innovation and Development teams to contribute to winning proposals.


  • enthusiastic with strong persuasive writing skills, confident in articulating complex solutions, ideas and concepts for a non-technical audience
  • excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to disseminate information to a range of audiences; both written and verbally. Being able to communicate technical information to business personnel and vice-versa is desirable
  • the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within sometimes challenging timeframes
  • outstanding attention to detail
  • a good understanding of information technology
  • able to work autonomously but competent to revert for direction where required


  • Contributing to the submission of quality bids through:
  • Articulating the proposed solution
    • Creating responses to specific customer questions
    • Response review and proof reading
    • Reviewing, updating and improving boilerplate content
    • Creating/updating project plans
    • Compiling pricing
  • Adhering to corporate bid processes
  • Monitoring Tender portals for relevant opportunities
  • Managing tender submissions through all the major procurement portals
  • Actively contributing to Bid continuous improvement processes
  • Contributing to the bid library
  • Supporting the ISO audit process


  • Business Analysis and/or relevant technical knowledge is desirable
  • Experience of working within complex IT project environments
  • Good knowledge of the MS Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to integrate well into a team and build relationships with stakeholders
  • Proven analytical mindset with an ability to develop solutions to technical problems
  • Working knowledge of industry standards in project management and development methodologies including PRINCE2, PMP, Lean, Kanban, Agile & Waterfall.


  • A degree in a Business, Marketing or IT subject or equivalent experience
  • Commercially aware with an understanding of tender processes
  • ISO audit and standards awareness
  • Digital Agency experience, or experience within a web development based role
  • Service Management & ITIL awareness

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Closing date 1st November 2018

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