Commercial Bid Manager

Job Ref: DJRL1042
Job Role: Commercial Bid Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: South East, South Midlands (Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire)
Salary: Circa £47,500 + Company Car + benefits + Free Parking

This is a great opportunity for a Commercial Bid Manager to develop new business opportunities and be responsible for bid / tender submissions and the management of pipeline opportunities. The ideal Commercial Bid Manager will also support the senior management team in other commercial elements regarding price management and margin initiatives.

You will be responsible for the management of all bids, proposals, submissions for potential new customers, scorecard and cost model analysis. You will support the National Account Controller to identify new business opportunities and follow through to tender process. You will work with the National Account Management team with margin controls, price increase and movement. You will oversee all efficiency and margin initiatives.

As Commercial Bid Manager you must have an excellent knowledge of the foodservice market. You will have a proven track record of successfully writing and managing tenders. You will be analytical and have an organised approach to work. You will have a good understanding of all MS Office applications with minimum level 2-3 in Excel. You will have the ability to build strong working relationships internally and externally and have a passion for customer service.

The ideal candidate will be –

• Highly professional and well organised and have excellent communication skills.
• Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
• Able to travel UK Wide.
• Experienced in supplier negotiations.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits including excellent annual leave entitlement, health care scheme, pension, free parking, company car and discretionary bonus scheme.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: or visit us at: We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.