Careers - Bid Manager

Northampton or London (Hybrid)

Job code: FGLL/BM24

Full Time – Permanent
Dependent On Experience

Main Purpose / Objectives Of The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Bid Manager to join our growing business. As Bid Manager, you will be responsible for leading all commercial activity relating to tenders, bids and frameworks. You will maintain the high standards we set in relation to coordinating and producing responses to RFI, ITT, RFQ, PQQs and Mini Competitions.

As Bid Manager, you will also have the opportunity to work alongside our sales and marketing teams where you will identify future opportunities and ensure the collateral you have is on brand, up to date, accurate and relevant.

About FG Library & Learning
FGLL are the UK’s leading  specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of library furniture and interiors. We have a rich history in delivering outstanding solutions for projects of all complexities and sizes, in the UK and all over the world.

As part of Frem Group, we are a proud multi-faceted manufacturer of library shelving and furniture with the ability to offer turnkey solutions to our clients. Because of our capabilities, we also work directly within the education and public sector on other projects outside of just libraries.

Main Duties
– Log and track all tender activity and progress including the downloading of all documentation for review when opportunities are published.
– Ensure all tender portal logins are kept up to date and registrations are created on new portals to obtain new tender opportunities.
– Proactively research opportunities alongside the sales team with both existing and new customers.
– Continue to develop and update our in-house ‘Library of Information’ used to support our bids including policies, accreditations and key tender information.
– Assist the sales and sales support teams in the generation and collation of tender pricing and product specification sheets.
– Create and coordinate all company tender / bid submissions. Ensuring our submissions are of the highest quality, maintaining and growing the company’s tender success rate.
– Communicate with the sales, design and administration teams and assign tasks to colleagues who need to provide information for submissions, ensuring the appropriate deadline dates are met.
– Attend internal and external meetings including sales meetings, tender presentations, tender portal or social value workshops.

Experience & Skills
Of managing  or working on contracts, bids or tender submissions (Essential)
Within the library, education or commercial furniture industry (Desirable)

High level of attention to detail
Ability to multi-task without feeling or displaying pressure
Efficient use and sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Teams.
Ability to work alone and as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to listen and interpret verbal and written information accurately
Good organisation skills

Working Hours & Package
– Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5:30PM (Some flexibility will be required to meet the demands of the role)
– Full time permanent position
– Competitive salary with bonus
– 30 days (Inclusive of 8 bank holidays)
-This role is a hybrid role, based at our Head Office or in our London showroom with some flexibility to work remotely 

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