Bid Manager

ThoughtWorks, London

Creative Technology Consultants

ThoughtWorks is synonymous with innovation. We are dedicated to the art of perfecting software delivery by keeping it lightweight, fast-moving and open source. Our clients are people and organisations with ambitious missions - whether in the commercial, social, or government sectors. They trust us to deliver the disruptive thinking and technology that empowers them to succeed. ThoughtWorks aspire to be a better business and strive to have a positive impact in the world. We are a diverse community of bright and passionate individuals.

As Bid Manager for our Public Sector clients your responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Working closely with the ThoughtWorks UK Demand (Sales) team
  • Assume full responsibility for evaluating and preparing all Public Sector project bids for the UK Region to a high standard, including GDS framework renewal bids every 6-12 months, and new frameworks
  • Deliver tender responses in full compliance with customer requirements and deadlines
  • Market research, horizon scanning and monitoring framework portals for new opportunities and alert sales team accordingly
  • Coordinate attendance at any pre-market engagement / supplier briefing calls and events
  • Upon contract award, support contract closure / renewal activities, helping to navigate client and internal governance processes
  • Work closely with and support the project delivery team to ensure a smooth handover as the project starts

Skills & Attributes: 

  • Previous experience and knowledge of Public Sector procurement, frameworks and selection processes of software development and professional services consultancy
  • Demonstrable experience of medium - large scale winning bids in Public Sector
  • Commercial and financial acumen
  • Analytical, with great attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships both internally & externally
  • Collaborative spirit and team-player approach
  • Enthusiasm, passion, proactivity, determination, optimism, self-organisation

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About ThoughtWorks

A community of passionate individuals whose purpose is to revolutionize software design, creation and delivery, while advocating for positive social change. 

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