Submissions Manager

City of London

Job purpose

An opportunity has arisen within a successful regional business to join the pre-construction department in a key role within the work winning team. Our client operate across a range of sectors in both the private and public sectors working for a diverse range of clients from government departments to private developers.

The candidate will work as part of the work winning team to help develop bespoke, compliant, professionally produced proposals (RFI, PPQ, ITT, RFP etc.). As such they should have a good graphic design skills, a strong command of written English, an eye for detail and, the ability to work under pressure to challenging deadlines.

They will ideally have previous experience within a bid proposals or submissions role (within the construction sector or related industries), giving them an understanding of the work winning process, enabling them to develop client focused strategies into smart, compelling, consistent, customer-focused documents and presentations.

Ideally the candidate will have some technical knowledge of construction, be efficient, able to meet deadlines and co-ordinate a team.

You will be guided by a strong, well established senior leadership team that are committed to your professional development in a supporting, friendly, diverse working environment.


Production of bespoke, compliant, professionally produced proposals
(RFI, PPQ, ITT, RFP etc.) within customer defined time frames.

Working with the bid team to help to develop a bespoke strategy for each bid.
Document template management in line with company branding.

Provide guidance and help to develop answer plans to ensure the strategy is embedded
in the tender submission.

Write/develop non-technical content such as executive summaries, H&S, quality, CVs, experience etc.

Proofread copy and ensuring returns are compliant and align with client requirements and bid strategy.

Design of graphical elements including info-graphics to support the bid.
Proofreading content produced by others.
Follow the companies bid process and ensure all activities follow corporate governance.

Stakeholder engagement including management of input from various stakeholder groups including construction, fit out, design and estimating.
Management of client and consultant communications, including the dissemination of information to the team and organisation of the appropriate actions.

*Preparing presentations and marketing collateral.
*Develop and contribute to a shared bid library.
*Promote equality and diversity in the workplace.
*Contribute to new ideas to improve the business and bid process.
*Contribute to the businesses Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.
*Champion company values.

Knowledge skills & experience

Highly proficient use of Microsoft Office inc. Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
Competent use of Adobe Creative Cloud products, in particular InDesign (highly desirable).
HNC/D or degree level (Construction, design, marketing, or a related field desirable).

*Enthusiasm and the desire to win.
*Ability to work flexibly to tight deadlines.
*Effective communicator with the ability work well as a team.
*Ability to author technical and quality narrative and edit same by others
*Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
*Good knowledge of building, fit out and general construction techniques/methodology
*Track record as a Submissions Manager, Proposals Editor or Proposals coordinator
with a successful construction related business.

About the person

*Strong IT and presentation skills.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Understanding of the bid process.
*Fit out, construction and/or engineering knowledge.
*Ability to interface with others and clearly communicate expectations.
*Good relationship builder.
*Ability to understand Client and Consultants needs and expectations.
*Ability to create a good team dynamic.
*Flexible in work approach to suit all delivery teams.

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Skills and experience

Bid Submissions Manager - Interiors - London

About Fawkes & Reece

Fawkes & Reece

As one of the UK's leading Technical Recruitment Consultancies, Fawkes & Reece provides a high quality recruitment service that is built around the ethos of working closely with our clients and job seekers in order to find the ideal match.

Specialising in the Technical Recruitment sector we recruit for a dedicated client base of over 5,000 leading organisations covering: Construction and Engineering, Residential Development, Housing Management, Town Planning, Regeneration, Highways, Traffic & Transportation and the Surveying and Property sectors.

In order to deliver consistency and high service levels we have dedicated teams of consultants specialising in key industry sectors. Our consultants are trained in all aspects of the recruitment process to ensure they can manage a vacancy from the early stages, communicate with all parties and professionally take the vacancy through to the successful placement.

Setting high service standards Fawkes & Reece continue to invest heavily in internal and external training courses in order to continually improve and develop our service and support all our consultants to become REC qualified.

United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £35,000 to £45,000 per year
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  • Location
    City of London
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    Fawkes & Reece
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  • Qualification Level
    Masters Degree
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