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Bids & Tenders Manager - B2B Corporate Services & Equipment/Soft FM Solutions


£Competitive Car Allowance Bonus Benefits


East Midlands or Lancashire (Hybrid Working)


Are you a seasoned Bids and Tenders Manager looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Our client, a leading supplier of office equipment in the UK, is searching for an experienced professional to join their growing team and help drive business growth through the submission of successful bids and proposals.


This is a newly created role within the new business and account management function. As the Bids and Tender Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the sales team in submitting tenders valued at £5 million plus, across various sectors, predominantly private sector but also including some local government and the public sectors bids. You will be instrumental in building a comprehensive portfolio of templates, information, presentations, tender documents and liaising cross-functionally with the sales, marketing, and customer service teams to ensure that customers are motivated to place orders and make purchases.


The suitable candidate should be a strategic thinker who can bring their previous commercial experience and strong project management abilities to life to make an impact in this high growth and service delivery focused environment.


The Bids & Tenders Manager will play a key role in driving growth strategy and business expansion by leading the end-to-end bid management process. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, to produce tailored proposals and bid responses to RFPs and RFQs aligning our client's service proposition to the client's needs and objectives.


  • Manage the entire bid life cycle, through a bid/no bid process to proposal submission and post-submission reviews.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to gather relevant information and insights for proposal and response customisation.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our client's proposition and align to the appropriate RFP/RFQs. Craft well-structured, persuasive and comprehensive proposals that showcase our client's value and service delivery proposition.
  • Conduct competitive analysis to assess potential for bid success.


To succeed in this role, you must have a consistent career history of several years of successful bid writing and bid management, particularly for large and complex bids for volume deliveries, preferably in the corporate business services or soft FM sector. You will possess exceptional writing and communication skills with a keen eye for detail.

Strong project management abilities will be critical to manage multiple bids concurrently.

A strategic thinker with the ability to understand client needs and translate them into winning proposals. Demonstratable experience in coordinating and working within cross-functional teams.


Understanding contract law is essential, and experience in coaching, managing, and developing team members is desirable as you will grow the bids and tenders' team in line with sales growth.


As the ideal candidate, you will possess exceptional attention to detail, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and a proven track record of delivering successful bids and proposals. You will be able to work independently and as part of a team and be willing to travel in this role to meet your national field-based sales colleagues to discuss potential bids or to meet clients, spending around 2-3 days a week in the office and at customer locations.


For the days when you are in the office, you can be based in Lancashire with the inside Sales team or in the East Midlands at HO.


Our client offers a competitive salary, a supportive work culture, and a fantastic opportunity to make a real impact on the growth and success of their business. We would love to hear from you if you are a specialist in bids and tenders and have the skills and experience required for this role.


Interested? Please email your CV, quoting reference LX 1568187 or call us on 01905 381 320.


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    £Competitive + Car Allowance or Company Van + Benefits

    Land Surveyor


    "Topographic Survey Specialist required"


    £Competitive Car Allowance or Company Van Benefits





    Our client is a well-established surveying company with expertise in topographical surveys. We are seeking an experienced Land Surveyor to join their team and conduct land surveys while mentoring junior surveyors. Our client offers a range of solutions including precision land surveys, 3D surveying services, site engineering and measured building surveys, for builders, architects, civil engineers.


    As one of the team of Land Surveyors, you will be responsible for carrying out large scale topographical surveys and managing projects from start to finish, ensuring that all actions, such as drawings and reports, are delivered promptly.


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    Our client works on a countrywide remit, but site visits tend to be in the local area due to environmental considerations and bids on local and council projects. Although occasional overnight stays may be required, our client will ensure that work-life balance is good for its team of land surveyors. You will have the opportunity to mentor and support land surveying apprentices without having to performance manage them, allowing you to concentrate on your own responsibilities.


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    In terms of qualifications and experience, you may have studied geography or civil engineering or similar before becoming a land surveyor. You will possess a CSCS or ECTIB card and our client will also consider supporting further professional development and education.


    Our client takes pride in offering variety in different projects, and you will not be expected to work overtime or night work, making this an excellent opportunity to maintain a healthy work-life balance.


    Does this sound like the next role for you? Email your CV quoting reference LX 1596008 to .


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    £Competitive + bonus/commission scheme & benefits scheme

    Location: Pershore, Worcestershire


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    We utilise leading edge recruitment technology and marketing tools and work with a large blue chip multinational client base offering a full range of talent, recruitment, and assessment services.


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    You will be responsible for sourcing, screening, interviewing and consulting with candidates on their career aspirations as well as forging strong relationships with clients and companies to understand their requirements and corporate culture to ensure that you source the very best candidates for them. You will develop and expand your interim executives division and identify new business opportunities. You will also be expected to work as part of a team and develop excellent working relationships both internally and externally.



    • Graduate calibre with lots of drive, ambition, and commitment.
    • Experienced in recruiting managerial and executive level candidates.
    • Experience of recruiting interim executives advantageous
    • Experienced technical and competency/behavioural interviewer.
    • CIPD level 3 or 5 would be highly advantageous but not a prerequisite.
    • Psychometric test or coaching qualifications would be advantageous but not a prerequisite.
    • Articulate with the ability to build rapport and relationships with senior stakeholders and decision makers within the corporate marketplace.

    A consultative, solutions focused approach.

    Experience within the interim executives recruitment sector or experience of recruiting temporary managerial staff.

    Excellent customer service/key account relationship management experience.
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    You will be a high achieving and articulate candidate who is able to present to the highest levels within business. Having excellent organisational skills, you will be able to work on multiple projects at any one time, ensuring that all are delivered on time and to a successful conclusion.

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    £Competitive Pro Rata Bonus/Commission Benefits


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    As an experienced sales professional, what's it like to sell a service that you know isn't very good?


    It's difficult to sell when, deep down, you don't believe what you're saying.


    So, how would you feel about selling a professional recruitment service that excels in every way? A sales role where you can confidently create solutions around customers' requirements and know you have the backup of a talented team to carry them out perfectly?


    Martin Veasey Talent Solutions are well-established and highly respected in the international recruitment industry. With clients on every continent, we specialise in delivering a tailored recruitment service with multiple selling points.


    It's not just about finding people. Our team is well-trained in using multiple tools to assess personality and cultural fit. Plus, our 35 years of expertise in our sector means our clients trust our judgement when we submit candidates for review.


    Over the past year, we've expanded our team and invested heavily in state-of-the-art technology to help us provide the best recruitment service possible. And now we're looking to expand our client base.


    So that's where you come in.


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    As such, experience in the recruitment industry is ideal. However, we will consider people with relevant expertise selling other tailored services. Your core skills will include intelligence and communication, as you'll be interacting with clients from senior to c-suite level.


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