Bid Manager

The opportunity

Due to the company’s continuing growth, we require a Bid Manager to strengthen the existing Work Winning team.

  • location
    Location Head office - Blackburn
  • salary
    Salary • Salary negotiable based upon experience

About the role

As a result of successful company growth, we are looking for a Bid Manager to join our work winning team which is based in our Blackburn Head Office. Our work winning team interact with all departments within Vital Energi and are responsible for delivering outstanding bid submissions to successfully win projects for the delivery of Net Zero innovative energy solutions across all business sectors. Projects you could be involved in range from selecting energy reduction measures for an existing building to a multi-MW solar farm or a city-wide heat network utilising low carbon heat pumps. We have a diverse and creative team who work hard but also know how to have fun and celebrate success. If you are a driven and passionate individual who is an excellent collaborator, with a willingness to learn and think differently, this is the ideal role for you!

Key responsibilities

  • Reviewing tender documents to fully understand and capture client requirements
  • Taking ownership for the bid process working on a variety of bids which vary in value and technical solution
  • Leading and managing work winning meetings/tenders with estimating, design and commercial team members, to ensure proposals are produced on schedule, to budget and result in successful outcomes
  • Providing progress updates at department meetings
  • Engaging with potential clients to build relationships
  • Undertaking post tender reviews, driving lessons learnt and sharing feedback to the relevant departmental teams

What you will need


  • salary
    Salary negotiable based upon experience
  • pension
    Contributory Company Pension Scheme
  • insurance
    Non-contributory death-in-service insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
    Employee Assistance Programme
  • holiday
    33 Days Holiday including BH: additional holidays awarded in line with length of service
  • Holidays
    Option to purchase or sell additional holidays
  • On Call 70X70 (1)
    Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Gym Mebership
    Onsite gym/wellbeing centre at our Blackburn Head Office
  • Discount (1)
    Discounted gym membership across the UK
  • Working Hours
    Flexible working hours patterns
  • EV Charging
    EV charging points where possible
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Applications will be processed within 28 days of receipt. If you have not heard from us within this time period it will mean that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Thanks you for your interest in Vital Energi.

The company is opposed to all forms of discrimination and will select for employment, training and promotion on the basis of suitability for the job and/ or merit. It is company policy that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of sex, race, colour, age, ethnic or national origins, political affiliations, religious beliefs, marital status, physical disability or is disadvantaged by unjustifiable conditions or requirements.

Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in the UK and are currently resident in the UK are invited to apply.