Bid Manager - Main Contractor - Galway

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2106-27213

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Project Manager/Contracts Manager with 10 years buildings contractor experience?

Have you had a min of 2 years BID Management / Tender writing experience?

Would you like to work with one of Ireland's leading Building Contractors at their Galway office? 

If so, forward your CV to or call Sheila on +353 1 7978720 for further information.

Bid Manager- Main Contractor - Galway

Job Description

Our client is a leading Irish Building contractor working on Commercial & Fit-Out, Civic & Amenity, Education, Conservation & Restoration, Healthcare, Pharma & Industrial, Tourism & Leisure, Residential projects.

You will have the opportunity to work in a leading role, responsible for managing and writing exceptional tender winning submissions for large scale construction projects and assisting in compiling Pre-Qualification Questionnaires.

You will work as part of the tender bid team in conjunction with the Estimating and Project Coordination Departments to thoroughly scrutinise project tender requirements, review scope, develop a fully considered plan and present well-coordinated construction methodology proposals.

Work with bid team to compile PQQ’s and manage tender construction methodology submissions workload.

Accompany the tendering team on site visits to appraise new projects as part of the tender bid process.

Scrutinise, evaluate, and understand all information and documentation as included within tender packs.

Assist in tracking all tender queries, responses, and addendums with the bid team.

Collaborate with Construction Planners to prepare very detailed tender programmes following thorough review of all tender documentation, highlighting any constraints and risks to completion timelines.

Seek input from other staff, subcontractors, and specialist consultants as part of the tender research process.

Gather information and write accurate, well formatted, and well-presented content for all tender submissions.

Engage fully with the estimating team to identify specific project risks, resolve proposed methodologies, agree resourcing requirements.

Develop logistics plans and overall construction methodologies.

Assess and develop opportunities for value engineering alternatives.

Create 3D & 4D computer generated imagery in collaboration with the BIM department.

Effectively present, with confidence, construction proposals with bid team in a tender interview forum.

Transfer knowledge with the tendering team to the construction operations team upon successful contract award.

Create and maintain a database of tender proposal information for future utilisation and ongoing improvement.

Continually review & improve the company tender bid procedures.

Provide content for company social media portals as required.

Undertake any other duties and projects allocated, which are within your sphere of knowledge, experience, or competency

Job Requirements

Degree Qualification in Construction / Engineering disciplines.

Minimum 10 years postgraduate experience working with main contractors in project manager/contracts manager role with a min of 2 years working as a Bid Manager / Tender Writer with excellent bid writing skills.

Clear and concise communicator with an aptitude for problem solving and thinking outside the box.

Talented in the presentation of technical content and proficient in the use of copywriting presentation software.

Able to work accurately and efficiently while managing owns time to meet critical deadlines.

Hold a valid driving licence


A market leading salary & company benefits package is on offer along with a tailored continuous development program for the successful candidate


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Bid Writer/Manager interested in roles based in Galway, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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