Technical Bid Manager

Technical Bid Manager

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Technical Bid Manager to lead our team in preparing and submitting competitive bids for IT opportunities, with a particular focus on the UK Public Sector. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of IT solutions and services, combined with exceptional project management, communication, creativity and leadership skills, as well as familiarity with UK Public Sector frameworks. This role involves coordinating cross-functional teams, developing strategic bid proposals, and ensuring compliance with client requirements and industry standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the triage of the initial tender opportunity, through to development and submission of a final IdentityE2E proposal, ensuring alignment with client specifications, business objectives, social and climate values, company strengths and differentiators.
  • Manage and generate ‘well-polished’ presentations as needed as part of the Client selection process.
  • Coordinate with sales, technical, and operational teams to gather necessary information and resources for bid preparation.
  • Analyse RFPs (Request for Proposals), RFIs (Request for Information), and other tender documents to understand client requirements, evaluate feasibility to bid and present conclusions to relevant SMT members.
  • Develop and present bid strategies to senior management, ensuring innovative solutions, competitive pricing, and alignment with Public Sector frameworks are included.
  • Manage the bid process timeline, ensuring all milestones are met and submissions are on schedule.
  • Write and edit technical documents, ensuring clarity, compliance, and compelling value propositions.
  • Engage with clients, partners, and vendors to form strategic alliances and gather supportive information for bids.
  • Conduct risk assessments for potential projects, proposing mitigation strategies where necessary.
  • Oversee the post-submission process, including handling clarifications, negotiations, and presentations to clients.
  • Continuously improve the bid process by incorporating feedback and lessons learned from previous bids, with a focus on Public Sector requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Relevant professional certification (e.g. from PMP) is a plus.
  • At least five years proven experience in managing and leading technical bids within the IT industry, at this level, with a successful track record of winning proposals and specific experience with UK Public Sector frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of IT services, solutions, market trends, and UK Public Sector procurement processes.
  • Excellent project management, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skill, creative, editing, and presentation abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple bids simultaneously with exceptional time management.
  • Strong leadership and team coordination capabilities, with the ability to motivate and guide cross-functi onal teams.
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Superior negotiation and client engagement skills.

What We Offer:

  • A dynamic and competitive work environment with opportunities for career advancement.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • A collaborative and innovative team dedicated to excellence in serving the Public Sector.

How To Apply

Click the 'Apply Now' button below and send us an email with your CV, cover letter, and any relevant work samples or case studies demonstrating your experience and success in technical bid management for IT opportunities, particularly within the UK Public Sector. Please highlight specific projects where your contribution led to winning bids and helped to development the organisation you were working for.