Softcat is proud to be one of the UK’s leading IT infrastructure providers
We are one of the UK’s leading IT infrastructure providers and a FTSE 250 listed company.
We’re passionate about outstanding employee satisfaction and world-class customer service -
both of which inspire our flexible, friendly approach to business.
We provide organisations with workplace, datacentre, networking and security solutions
combined with all the services required to design, deliver and support these on premise or
in the cloud.
About the Team Softcat’s Public Sector business is growing such that we now require another public sector specialised Bid Manager to join an expanding Bid Team. You will be managing sales engagements covering all of our competencies from simple commodity supply contracts to complex infrastructure solutions across all public sector verticals. Technical capabilities would also be of added benefit for the role. Your Role
As a Bid Manager you will be responsible for collating relevant information, assisting with the production of the tender documents, and managing resource to meet submission and specification requirements. You will also help build and maintain content and templates.
Formulating and scripting quality bid / tender responses, creating high-qualitysales and strategically driven proposal documents, including coordinating and editing content (product related and specific bid related).
Ensure all proposals produced are aligned with corporate brand guidelines and company bid management standards.
Production of bid presentation material in cooperation with product/service management team.
Coordinating multiple RFX’s, pre and post sales submission to ensure all bids are timely submitted and are of consistent quality.
Collating relevant information, assisting with the production of the tender documents, and managing resource to meet submission and specifcation requirements.
Build, maintain and improve content, templates and information utilised by the wider business.
Tracking and reporting on tender outcomes for continual improvement.
Continually enriching the bid information library as a key resource for wider company use.
Maintaining excellent internal relationships, understanding who to go to in order togather relevant information.
Prepared to work to tight deadlines which could involve out of office hours work such as evenings or weekends as required.
What we need from you
Candidates should have either industry experience or be educated to degree level(English, Law or IT qualifications are favourable).
The ability to oversee the production of technical solutions and ratify technical content.
Articulate; ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Motivated, competitive and results driven.
Able to work independently and as part of a team, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
Ability to multi-task and priorities requirements, whilst maintaining a focus on quality work.
Good time management, and the ability to thrive in afast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines.
About Softcat Passion. Intelligence. Fun. Responsible; these are the core values which define Softcat. We are one of the UK’s leading IT infrastructure providers and a FTSE 250 listed company. The business is based on two key principles: outstanding customer service and employee satisfaction- both of which inspire our flexible, friendly approach to business. For more information about Softcat please visit: www.softcat.com.