Bid Manager (Rail)


Reporting to: Rail Director


  • Manage, write and prepare pre-qualification submissions
  • Manage Tender Submissions
  • Write and produce Tender Quality Submissions (Quality question responses, technical responses, Tender Stage Construction Phase Plans, Tender Stage Work Package Plans etc.)
  • Liaison with estimating team during tender (but not responsible for actual pricing of tenders)
  • Obtain feedback on tender submissions and implement improvements
  • Producing and delivering high quality presentations for marketing, prequalification and tender purposes
  • Assist with public relations, advertising programs, corporate identity development and implementation, special events and market research activities
  • Represent the company with clients, the public and the wider construction industry
  • Producing Company marketing literature (Project Sheets, Brochures etc.)

Skill Set:

  • Capable of producing a full Quality Submission for small to medium bids on own
  • Capable of managing a team of people contributing to a Quality Submission for large bids
  • High standard of writing for Technical Submissions
  • Excellent grammar and language skills
  • Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint mandatory)
  • Performs well in a team environment
  • Excellent knowledge of marketing fundamentals
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Network Rail working procedures
  • In depth understanding of construction industry terminology and delivery methods
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Able to work to strict deadlines

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree/or equivalent with ideally 4 to 7 years of rail experience*
  • Without a degree, ideally 6 to 10 years of rail experience*

*Any other relevant experience may also be taken into consideration

If you are interested in this role and would like an informal discussion please contact Huw Llywelyn on 01873 857211.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to