Bid Director – Software/System Integration – Central London

  • Permanent
  • London

Website Crimson Limited

Bid Director – Software/System Integration/SaaS – Near London Euston, Central London

Bid Director required for a growing organisation based in Central London, close to the London Euston, where you will play a pivotal role in creating and winning strategies and bids, concentrating on business-critical growth opportunities. Working as the leader of a small team, you will be a ‘hands-on’ bid director, working closely with the team to ensure an effective bid process and result.

The ideal candidate will be a resilient bid management professional, confident in hitting the ground running and the ability to think creatively about the bid management process.

Key Responsibilities of the role

  • Develop bid strategy, taking input from sales directors to understand the opportunity and collaborating with the senior internal stakeholders to shape the proposal, taking account of a range of parameters (commercial, technical, market conditions etc).
  • Lead the creation of proposals that articulate clear, focused solutions and value propositions aligned with the bid strategy agreed.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the market, using that knowledge to inform and shape our bids.
  • Shape commercial options and potential approaches for each opportunity, informed by knowledge of client budgets, competition positioning etc.
  • Lead engagements with potential partners as part of bid development, seeking out and developing options, including commercial options.

Key Skills of the role

  • Experience of an agile, fast-paced and hard deadline environment where excellence is the norm.
  • Comfortable working with complex systems and working in a regulated bid process.
  • Resilient, with the experience of ‘managing/influencing’ cross-functional teams and delivering projects/proposals under commercial and time pressure.
  • Creative mind-set – ability to think differently about the challenges faced in the bid management process.
  • Engaging, with leadership experience in a technology business. Ability to get things done in a cross-functional collaborative environment.


The salary for this position is flexible for the right candidate, please apply to discuss in more detail, plus excellent benefits and fantastic company culture.

Interested?! Send your up to date CV to Ian Tittley at Crimson for review

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Bid Director – Software/System Integration/SaaS – Central London

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