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BMT • GBR - Bath

Bid Manager

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Bid Manager

BMT is dedicated to tackling the most crucial engineering challenges of our era, fostering an environment where individuals with exceptional technical expertise provide meaningful, practical solutions. Committed to creating a safer, more efficient, effective, and sustainable future, BMT values diversity, equity, and inclusion, recognizing their pivotal role in achieving our business purpose. Learn more about BMT at www.bmt.org.

Why Work for Us?

Joining BMT means gaining access to a comprehensive set of employee benefits designed to empower your success. In addition to a competitive salary, our offerings encompass health, family, finance, and personal development, including:

· Private Medical (family coverage)

· Enhanced Pension

· Flexible Working

· Wellbeing Fund – an annual fund for personal hobbies or interests

· 26 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)

· Holiday Trading

· Retail Vouchers

· Professional Subscriptions

At BMT, we pride ourselves on being a verified flexible workplace, providing freedom and choice. Learn more about our flexible status at Flexa Careers.

About the role

We are looking for a Bid Manager to deliver on all the expectations associated with the end to end Bid Process, including planning and managing activities across a range of disciplines, identifying and delivering bid plans and strategies. You will also be involved in undertaking a wider range of coordination and administration duties to support the bidding and work winning activities across the wider organisation.

The Bid Manager will report to the Head of Bidding and will work closely with other members of the Bidding Team, extended Future Business Team as well as with a wide range of individuals across the organisation as required by the specific business needs.

In terms of location, our offices in Bath and we are happy to explore flexible and hybrid working arrangements. The team meet in Bath two / three times per month. This role is available full time.

About you

The successful applicant will thrive on being highly motivated to support work winning activities: they will have an excellent eye for detail, not accept second best, and will take personal pride and responsibility for all aspects within their control. The Bid Manager will need to match the following requirements:

· Strong, proven track record of bid management / major tender preparation (min 5 years)

· Knowledge and understanding of the defence / engineering / consultancy industry preferable

· Demonstrate understanding of bidding practice, procurement processes and quality systems

· Able to take a flexible approach which responds to the issues presented

· Show creativity and flexibility in their approach to each activity, and being able to engage people from different functions to jointly deliver bids

· Takes immediate ownership of the tender process

Please note, to be considered for this role you must be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance at SC level and will be subject to security checks.

What's Next?

If you are ready to contribute your skills and passion to a dynamic team addressing impactful challenges, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity with BMT. Join us in shaping a safer, more efficient, and sustainable future.

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing allowance – £300
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries





United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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