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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Are you looking for the opportunity to work in a varied Bid Management role which on behalf of a global provider of innovative digital solutions, systems and services to the rail sector.


Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting for a Bid Manager to lead and support tenders under the supervision of the Head of Tendering and Business Development Managers.


Location (s):

Doncaster, Birkenhead or Derby.


Additional Role and Responsibilities:

  • Collate the costing and pricing content of tenders working with the relevant Operational, Engineering and Procurement departments to populate and ensure accuracy FCA’s for approval.
  • Manage the tender approval process to gain the required permissions to submit bids in line with the appropriate delegated authorities.
  • Accurately manage the CRM for key accounts and opportunities ensuring it is updated.
  • Work with Business Development Managers and Head of Tendering to develop opportunities, generate our work, build “pipeline” and to secure orders providing profitable future revenue.
  • Manage the tender approval process to gain the required permissions to submit bids in line with the appropriate delegated authorities.


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience preparing bids and tenders within an industrial sector (rail preference but not essential).

They must have experience of full bid lifecycle management including reviewing documentation.

You will have experience in management of all bid and governance stages throughout the processes from initial kick off meetings through all documentation review steps to final review proposal and sign offs.

Likely Job Titles: Bid Manager, Category Manager, Head of Bids

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.


Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Doncaster
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£45000 - £50000

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Sarah Pugh

    Senior Recruitment Consultant