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AECOM Bid Manager in Dublin, Ireland

Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

The bid manager will work collaboratively with the capture manager, technical leads, identified members of the bid team, operational colleagues, writers (where appropriate) and graphics team.

The bid manager will drive the bid through all stages, from capture management and win strategy development, through the pre-qualification questionnaire and proposal submission to interview/presentation preparation and debrief sessions. They will provide consistency through the entire process, responsible for sharing lessons learned and driving continuous improvement in our process and bidding efforts. The bid managers will be pro-active in communicating successes and lessons learned with the B+P UK&I Pursuits Team leadership and colleagues. They will manage the sharing of information around their pursuits, including updates to regular team reports and trackers, along with monitoring of the relevant opportunities and their accuracy in Salesforce Lightening (our global CRM tool that enables us to have a 360 view of our client relationships, consistency in strategic reporting and the ability to make data-driven decisions), in collaboration with End Market colleagues. The bid managers will lead by example, with a calming influence, and a creative and organised culture and approach.

  • Promote a culture of collaboration, positivity and success, devising a pursuit plan and assist with driving a winning strategy.

  • Lead an effective bid team, identify and brief contributors from across the business and manage, motivate and support them throughout the programme.

  • Take accountability for and manage the compliance of the submission.

  • Oversee reviews of the quality and commercial content and legal compliance.

  • Identify bid training requirements.

  • Develop the requirements for each bid in a clear and understandable way.

  • Manage and maintain version control for bid documents and issue them to the appropriate functions for response/review/signature in line with the bid programme.

  • Instill a culture where others share knowledge, insights and learning.

  • drive professionalism and efficiency in the team and on the bids on which they work.

  • Train and guide teams to prepare for client interviews and presentations.

  • Active management of update of CVs

Minimum Requirements

  • Some previous experience in bid management in similar market sectors/industry, with evidence of leading significant/strategic bids within Ireland and the UK.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with experience of managing multi-disciplinary proposals of a high strategic value.

  • A strong eye for detail.

  • The ability to work positively under pressure and deliver quality output to deadlines, inspiring team members to work effectively within the bid team.

  • An experienced and efficient multi-tasker and problem solver

  • Knowledge of eTenders website.


  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • working knowledge of Adobe InDesign.

  • Desirable: APMP certification.


  • strong communicator with a flexible range of communication styles.

  • Able to evaluate, monitor and present ideas and data.

  • Analytical with solid organisational skills, scheduling and prioritising activities.

  • Welcomes and responds positively to change.

  • Practical, pro-active, collaborative and keen to show initiative.

  • Demonstrates calmness and unflappability under pressure.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and strong multi-tasking.

Preferred Qualifications

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Business Development

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248244BR

Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Galway Technology Park

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.