Senior Bid Manager - London



PTS Consulting is looking for a Senior Bid Manager to join our commercial team. This is a cross functional role, encompassing commercial management, bid management and contractual activities. The candidate should have exceptional people management skills, the ability to liaise with and confidently influence stakeholders at all levels and the ability to work cross-functionally. As part of a global organisation, access will be provided to international resources to help drive commercial activity and process.

The Bid Manager ensures competitive proposals that will deliver good business that is profitable, deliverable and reference able.


The right individual will have the following background:

  • At least five years experience of Bid Management in IT consultancy or professional services

  • Writing, producing and managing formal Bids (e.g. PQQ/RFI, ITT/RFP)

  • Managed multiple Bids at one time

  • Educated to degree level

The following experience would be an advantage:

  • Responding to formal tenders within the financial and public sector

  • Reviewing contracts


You will be part of a team supporting the business by managing the creation of proposals and reviewing contracts. In this role you will orchestrate proposal creation within defined deadlines, overseeing commercial process and coordinating relevant stakeholders. You will manage the proposal and presentation library, refining and standardising documents for template development. You will also provide commentary on contractual documentation, explaining and acquiring agreement on commercial risk from management, as well as engaging directly with external legal representation where necessary.


Ability to multi-task with good time management skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Attention to detail and commitment to high standards

  • Well developed analytical skills

  • Sound commercial acumen – challenge constructively

  • Leadership and organisational skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good standard of English language oral and written skills

  • Language skills in Cantonese or Mandarin would be an advantage

  • Can do attitude, while retaining a sense of perspective and impartiality

  • Quality driven

  • Methodical structured process orientated approach

  • Authorative, while delegating clearly and effectively

  • Able to communicate at all levels

  • Able to influence and lead in a virtual team environment

  • Thrives while working under pressure

  • Takes clear ownership of deliverables

  • Can enthuse sales support and project delivery colleagues to work to a common goal

About PTS:

PTS Consulting has 35 years' experience of delivering world-class IT solutions to some of the world's leading organisations. We help our clients better align their IT, Business and Real Estate strategies by transforming the workplace through technology and by optimising their Data Centre environment.


PTS is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, maternity, colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list.