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Bid Manager

  • Sales
  • Hybrid Remote
  • Permanent

Bid Manager

Who are we looking for? 

Bridewell has seen extensive growth over the past few years, and we’re committed to continuing that trend. We are looking for ambitious and motivated individuals who are interested in Cyber Security and are keen to continue to develop and grow with us. You are someone who has been in a Bid Manager role previously and has strong organisational, and written communication and presentation skills. You have experience of writing, coordinating, and managing a variety of bids and framework responses. You are passionate about contributing to business growth and revenue generation.

What you’ll be doing

You will work with the Head of Bids and Sales team and will be responsible for winning business by managing and supporting tender responses we participate in. You will also work closely with the consultancy and managed services team, who will support with scoping these engagements, and will provide their in-depth technical cyber security knowledge.

  • Identify potential opportunities by monitoring public and private sector tender portals.

  • Manage and coordinate the end-to-end bid process. Including, managing internal resources, to include sales, technical, legal, and finance, internal governance processes, communication on portals, and recording bid details on our pipeline.

  • Formulate effective strategies for the bidding process, ensuring compliance with client requirements.

  • Provide progress and outcome updates to internal senior stakeholders.

  • Support the creation of persuasive content, including executive summaries, value propositions, case studies, pricing models and technical responses.

  • Review supporting materials provided by colleagues to ensure consistent high-quality, high scoring responses.

  • Support building and maturing the bid content library for efficient re-use of appropriate material in future responses.

  • Support negotiation sessions to focus on securing appropriate terms and conditions, and suitable profitability.

  • Support continuous improvement within the Bid Function. Monitor and evaluate bid performance metrics to identify areas for improvement through lessons learned reviews, and refinement of processes and tools, etc.

As required support other areas of the business, which may include:

  • Applications for additional frameworks, renewals, and membership bodies
  • Work with the marketing team with creating additional sales content.

What we’re looking for

  • Demonstrable experience in managing and winning bids (including multiple opportunities at the same time).

  • Strong understanding of the bid lifecycle, proposal writing, and contract negotiation.

  • Experience of working on public sector opportunities, including knowledge of public procurement processes and regulations.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Strong administration, organisation, and IT skills.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

Other nice to haves would include:

  • Prior experience of selling cyber security services.

  • Understanding pricing strategies and financial analysis in bid development.

  • Ability to create visually appealing and engaging bid presentations.

What’s in it for you? 

Our vision is to create a safe, inclusive digital world where people and organisations can thrive. Our values of Do the Right Thing, One Team and Above and Beyond emphasises the importance of the part we play in society, and our commitment to our people and clients.  Our story to-date has been phenomenal, but success doesn’t end here and as we continue to grow and scale, we want to keep the same culture, passion and commitment to high quality that has enabled us to get this far. Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following:  

  • Competitive Salary  

  • 25 Days Holiday - Plus buy and sell options 

  • Flexible Working (around core office hours) 

  • Profit Share Scheme 

  • Company Pension 

  • Employee Shareholder Scheme 

  • Dedicated Training Budget 

  • Home Office Equipment (for remote working employees) 

  • Life Assurance 

  • Cycle to Work Scheme 

  • Electric Vehicle Scheme 

  • Private Healthcare (incl. Gym discounts) 

  • Vision Care 

  • Birthday off (After 1 year) 

About Bridewell 

One of the most exciting prospects in the UK Cyber Security sector today, Bridewell is one of the fastest growing Cyber Security services businesses with a strong track record for delivering complex security projects and providing excellent customer service. Bridewell has an exciting and varied portfolio of clients across Financial Services, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Government, Critical National Infrastructure and more.
Bridewell holds the Gold level Investors in People award which we feel solidifies and reflects on the outstanding calibre that makes us truly One Team.

Along with our focus on our people, we also have a big focus on sustainability and recognise the role we play in the fight against climate change. Today, Bridewell is proud to be a carbon negative business.  
Location: Bridewell operates a hybrid and flexible working policy, however you will be required to travel to different sites on occasion.  

Bridewell values diversity in the workplace and is a fair and equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an equal and inclusive working environment, with the aim that our employees will be truly representative of all sections of society and each person feels respected and able to give their best. 

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What's in it for you

Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following a variety of benefits. 
Here are just a few of our may benefits:






Competitive Benefits

We provide a broad range of benefits to ensure our employees can access the health and wellbeing services they need. We do not have a performative work culture – if you are sick we will strongly encourage you to take time off.

In addition to your annual leave, we provide a number of additional days off for health, community and family reasons. You will also gain additional days off the longer you work at Bridewell.

We offer a variety of great benefits ranging from pension and competitive salaries to share options and travel expenses.