Copello Global are working with a defence manufacturing business who are looking for a Bid & Proposals Manager to interface with various internal stakeholders in the pursuit of compiling & creating winning bids & proposals for the business.


Key deliverables of the role include:


- Fundamentally supporting the Sales & BD team by way of collating and preparing quotations, bids and tender documents to meet (sometimes) tight deadlines and commercial opportunities.

- Collaborating internally with Sales, Engineering, Commercial, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Project Management to gain insight and information needed.

- Managing the submission and follow-up on all Bids / Proposals, including feedback, lessons learned and success-rate metrics.

- Ensuring client questions and requirements are answered / met.

- Fully qualifying and understanding client needs.

- Closely working with the BD team to progress any leads they qualify through visits and exhibitions etc.


The ideal candidate would incorporate the following:


- Excellent user of MS Applications, particularly Word and Excel

- Experience formulating and putting together bids, proposals and/or tenders

- Experience working within a technical environment and the ability to understand technical documentation

- Prior knowledge of / experience with MRP systems

- Knowledge of CRM systems would be beneficial (particularly Salesforce)

- Understanding of contract law including Export Control, Incoterms and payment

- Self-motivated and an excellent communicator

- Strong attention to detail


This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy and well-integrated organisation who are making all the right moves in a busy market.


To apply or for more information, please contact Becki on 07590840544 or email your CV to

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