Location – flexible | Salary – £40,000 plus bonus scheme and benefits


About Antser
Antser delivers transformational solutions to the health, education and social care sectors, in
partnership with local authority and independent providers.
Our solutions range from direct work with children and core compliance to transformation and
technology all with one aim in mind – to deliver better outcomes.


About the role
As Bid Manager your role will be key to planned and sustained business growth through the sourcing and production of bid proposals within our core markets across the UK.
This role will focus on identifying and evaluating opportunities, then leading and owning the tender management process whilst working collaboratively SME and operational teams across the organisation. An integral member of the business development team, and alongside our SME’s,
you’ll manage the end-to-end production of high-quality bid submissions from initial expression of
interest through to final submission, taking ownership of the process and content.

Responsibilities
• Establish the function and associated foundations for delivery
• Identify, evaluate and recommend next steps on all relevant opportunities
• Manage and direct all proposal efforts and personnel involved in the identified opportunity
• Lead on the development and review of the proposal’s operational solution, strategies and
themes
• Analyse the bid requirements against the proposal outline to ensure both compliance and
responsiveness to the customer’s issues and needs

• Build the proposal’s compliance matrix and track the fulfilment of all requirements
throughout the tender cycle
• Build a project plan to ensure the timely and compliant submission of the proposal,
incorporating internal governance and gateway reviews
• Take responsibility for the development and completion of storyboarding, ensuring that key
win themes are captured and articulated through the technical response
• Lead regular proposal progress status meetings and maintain the proposal schedule
• Develop material for interim review and internal evaluation of the technical, management,
and overall proposal approaches
• Lead on writing/editing/rewriting efforts. Coordinate and review/edit proposal input from a
variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from SMEs, operations, HR, finance,
commercial, legal
• Implement all necessary proposal procedures and processes and ensure their governance
• Competitor analysis, particularly in the area of pricing and service-provision

• Remaining abreast of changes specific to the markets in which we operate, ensuring these
are reflected in future service delivery models, technical responses and pricing (as
necessary)
• Delivery of compliant, professionally produced proposals within customer defined
timeframes
• Work collaboratively with a variety of internal/external stakeholders including the
coordination of support functions (finance, commercial, legal and operations) during tender
process


Essential experience:
• Experience of setting up a function, with end-to-end management and delivery of bids
• Experience within our core markets and demonstrable success/win rates
• Ability to communicate and influence at all levels, including to senior
colleagues/stakeholders
• Strong planning / time management / prioritisation skills
• Strong written and verbal English language skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Experience working to KPIs and targets
• Excellent listener
• Effective relationship builder and maintainer
• Commercial awareness
• Self-motivated and results focused


Desirable experience:
• Degree educated and/or equivalent operational experience


Benefits:
• Flexible working
• 35 hour working week
• 5% employer pension contribution
• 25 days holiday increasing to 28 and 30 in years 2 and 3
• Life assurance

Job Categories: Manager
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: Flexible UK
Companies: Antser

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