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Bid Manager

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £700 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    17 October 2022

  • Start date:


Bid Manger - up to £750 a day inside ir35 - 12 months (extensions highly likely) -Hybrid - Stevenage or Bristol - one stage virtual interview - ASAP start available - UK MOD SC security clearance required - Sector: Aerospace & Defence

Yolk recruitment are recruiting for a bid manager for a cutting-edge aerospace and defence company. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly professional team putting together a complex and challenging bid for the next phase of in-service support of a portfolio of complex aerospace-based systems operated by the UK Armed Forces.


  • Working closely with the Team Leader to help shape the bid strategy and its implementation plan
  • Leading day to day management of bid delivery tasks and ensuring a coherent team effort and appropriate governance and status reporting of issues and progress
  • In conjunction with the Team Leader and key members of the Bid Team, to help facilitate constructive and open dialogue with the customer; and to maintain an actionable log of customer feedback throughout the process
  • To provide an ongoing objective assessment of the bid in its early stages and as it matures to help the team create a final bid that will be acceptable to both the customer and company.

Core Skills:

  • Proven experience in managing complex bids in large defence or aerospace organisations
  • Knowledge of UK MOD approval processes and working with clients in DE&S
  • Team player with excellent organisational & motivational skills in a multi-function environment
  • Client facing credibility with excellent communication and relationship building skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience as a prime contractor working with or in the UK MOD