Commercial Bid Manager

British Red Cross

Commercial Bid Manager
Location: UK Flexible (hybrid role working between home and local office)
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: circa £45,000 per annum

How can you help thousands of vulnerable people each year from behind your desk?

You could write and deliver bids for the British Red Cross Health team. You could ensure our existing, and potential NHS partners know why we’re so well recommended, and the impact our services can have on their patient care. You could work with our existing operational teams to ensure they know how to sell our services in tender and negotiation meetings. You could take a strategic approach to ensuring our growth is sustainable and manageable, so that our standards remain high.

Just one contract with the red cross can improve the health care provided to over 1000 NHS patients. Now imagine the impact you could have, winning more and more business each month. Your time, your experience and your expertise could have a genuine, measurable impact on health of thousands of people in the UK.

In this role, you’re not just developing business – You’re a catalyst for better care and health services to people in the UK, and a key part in the British Red Cross success as a health care provider.

A day in the life of a Commercial Bid Manager will involve:

Bid Management – Delivering commercial bids with the aim to develop business and build the British Red Cross customer base within our Health team. This includes development, risk management and focusing on continuous improvement.
Offering market intelligence and insight – Keeping up to date with market knowledge and ensuring commercial growth is in line with changes to government policy and sector developments.
Relationship Management – Building strong professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to assist with meeting growth plans.
Team Development – Coaching and supporting operational teams before tender and negotiation meetings. Creating resources for the team where required.

To be a successful Commercial Bid Manager, You’ll need:

Experience and knowledge of bid management, working on contracts of above £500k+
A good working understanding of how to write and analyse reports based on data and financials.
Experience using tender tracking software and tender portals.
The ability to develop and support wider teams with the bidding process.
Strong IT skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft packages.

Closing date for applications is (23:59) on Monday 29th May 2023 with interviews being held in the weeks following.

If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to email , quoting reference number #7851

In return for your commitment and expertise, you’ll get:

Holidays – You’ll get 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) and the option to buy an additional 5 days leave.
Pension scheme– We offer up to 6% contributory pension.
Flexible working – We will do what we can to make sure you work in a way that suits you
Learning & Development Opportunities – We are one of the UK’s largest charities and have a wide range of career opportunities. We also provide comprehensive learning opportunities for staff to develop themselves.
Discounts – You’ll have access to brilliant discounts through the Blue Light Discount Card and our own employee benefits platform.
Wellbeing Support – Staff wellbeing is always priority. You’ll have access to mental health and wellbeing support.
Team Working – You will be working as part of a team that is supporting our mission of helping people in crisis.
Cycle2Work -The cycle to work scheme enables you to lease a bicycle.
Season ticket loan – We offer an interest free loan to buy a season ticket for travel between home and work.

At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the support of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

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