Bid Manager

  • Full Time
  • Sheffield
  • £48,000.00 - £50,000.00 per year

Cogent Staffing

We are looking to recruit a Bid Writer for our client based in Sheffield, a bid writer is responsible for the commercial aspect of tenders, bids writing, monitoring of bid vs actual costs, maximizing profit and ensuring compliance. The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for adhering to all business policies & procedures, ensuring that compliance to these standards is achieved at all times.


Completion of PQQ documents and Tenders
Managing and responding to clarifications
Produce detailed commercial bids including technical, contractual, costing and pricing information
Support the drive for improvement in profitability through commercial entrepreneurialism and innovative thinking.
Supplying detailed and accurate records of all bids/contracts including action logs, variations and timing plans
Working alongside Sales Team to develop new business – some onsite work
Minimise the Company’s exposure to commercial and legal risk by ensuring the best possible contractual terms and conditions, payment terms.
Liaise with key suppliers & Sub contractors
Carry out other reasonable duties as requested


Experience of project-based organisations
Proven experience in a similar role
Strong ENGLISH Writing ability
High attention to detail
SME experience
Proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft Office
High attention to detail with strong organizational skills
Pro-active attitude and problem resolution
Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
Experience of LV and MV Electrical panels & Switchgear


Hours 37 per week Mon-Fri
Mon-Thu 8:30 am – 4.30pm & Fri 8.30am – 3pm
Up to 48k PA DOE
25 days holiday entitlement plus Bank/Public holidays
Pension Stake holder
Private Healthcare
Based in Sheffield office (no company vehicle/allowance required)

Cogent Staffing is an equal opportunities recruiter, and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or age.