Job Req ID:  182922

Posting Start Date:  19-Jan-2022


Hook, GB

Contract Type:  Full Time

Job Advertisement: 


Bid Manager
Hook, RG27 9UY
Permanent – Flexible working available
Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits

Here at Serco we’re looking for an experienced Bid Manager to join our ever growing bidding team. We are looking for someone who is already in a Bid Manager role with a wealth of experience in the bidding world.


As part of this you’ll:

•    Provide high quality bid management services to bids of medium scale and complexity across UK&E on either an individual or portfolio basis. 
•    Manage and maintain essential bid documentation such as risk/issues/opportunities registers, action logs and competitor analysis.
•    Manage communications to and from the customer, internally within Serco and across the bid team in a timely and efficient manner. 
•    Manage and mentor more junior members of Bidding Services providing support to their continued learning and professional development.


What you’ll need to do the role

First and foremost, you’ll need to have experience working as a Bid Manager within a complex and varied bidding environment. Although there are no specific qualifications for this role the ideal candidate will be methodical, process driven and organised with a good attention to detail. You’ll be a proactive team player who is flexible, adaptable, and resilient. Lastly, you will need to have excellent communication skills including relationship development and stakeholder management.


What we offer

•    Flexible and part time working considered
•    Pension – 6%
•    Childcare vouchers
•    Bike4Work scheme
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services/prisons sector
•    A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
•    Serco Benefits package


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 



Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Leader employer and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the ‘Ban the Box’ pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.