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About The Role

We are actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone.

Role: Bid Manager

Location: Remote (SCC operate hybrid working, which comprises of a mix of office and home working)

Contract Type: Permanent, full time

Salary Package: Competitive base salary, company car/car allowance plus large company benefits, a broad flexible benefits scheme, and 2 paid-for volunteering days a year

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm Monday – Friday. We also offer the opportunity to benefit from a Core Hours arrangement (role-specific), providing flexibility around your personal needs
 
Interview Process: 2-stage process

Why SCC?

  • An inclusive workplace
  • Excellent package: solid basic and company benefits
  • Hybrid working & core hours in line with role requirements
  • Career development and life-long learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to join Europe's largest privately-owned IT Company
Role purpose:
  • Being an integral member of the bid team taking input and building relationships with a variety of stakeholders typically comprising sales, marketing, product teams, finance, legal, commercial, delivery, vendors and third party subcontractors.
  • Work with core teams to drive and deliver win themes and build a bid strategy. Help to determine the appropriate approach, including budget, requirements analysis and solution design. Where appropriate and possible, having direct contact with the customer.
  • Be involved with and provide support to sales throughout the customer engagement process including qualification and requalification of the bid.
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer, ensuring the timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids.
  • Adherence to proposal and RISE processes, risk tracking and management throughout the bid process.
  • Understanding and resolving complex technical, strategic and business issues, managing multi-work stream opportunities.
  • Proactively escalate issues to the management team when required and in good time with a suggested course of action where possible.
  • Support Sales with Bid campaign management from opportunity identification through to project delivery/transition adhering to internal governance procedures, reviews and legal constraints.
  • Proactively identify areas of weakness in the bid cycle and / or bid production of documentation and responses, feedback ideas to management.
  • Helping with continual improvement of bid content by regular harvesting of text from bids completed, the text to be re-circulated into the central repository for others to benefit from.
  • Sharing best practice, lessons learnt and improvement ideas with the team, provide input to style guides and templates that benefit the team as a whole.
  • Ensure all completed bids are placed in the central repository used by the team for easy access by others.
  • Ensure timeline changes on allocated bids are communicated to the Manager to enable team workload reviews.
 
Skills and experience:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, rewriting content from contributors where necessary.
  • Capability to deliver winning, product and/or complex services bid submissions, proactively identifying areas of improvement, including gap analysis and identification of weak responses.
  • Contributing to the written proposal and presentation material - both in terms of content and presentation e.g. preparation of a management summary.
 

About Us

SCC is Europe's largest privately-owned IT business, based out of the new £7m HQ office in Birmingham and we help clients succeed through IT transformation and exceptional customer experiences. We are a business where innovation is greater as we combine unique ideas, people and disciplines. We are a global company that is passionate about IT and where we look to simplify the complex.

We are an equal opportunities employer

SCC is committed to providing equal opportunities and a proactive and inclusive approach to equality and diversity in employment. No applicant or employee will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of a protected characteristic which are defined as sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender reassignment, trade union membership or non-membership, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race and religion or belief.

 
If you are selected for interview, and need any reasonable adjustments made for your interview, please let the SCC Talent Acquisition team know, at the point of scheduling.
 
Diversity & Inclusion at SCC - https://www.scc.com/diversity-and-inclusion/
 
 

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