Job Ref: 2349 Recruiter: Tom Doyle
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: Administration, Architecture, Building Services, Civil Engineering, Construction, Salary Range: €Negotiable

Job Description

Bid Manager (Dublin) – Construction

 kppm are currently looking to recruit a  Bid Manager for a leading construction company in Dublin.

Minimum Requirements: Suitable candidates will be: Degree Qualified in a relevant Construction or Engineering discipline including: Civil/ Structural Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or similar plus a minimum of 5 + years experience working as a Bid Manager in the construction industry.

Experience managing a bid team coupled with Strong Programming, technical writing and MS Office Skills.

Strong commercial acumen & analytical skills.

Conversant with Construction industry practices and procedures, including BCAR, Building Regulations, and statutory approvals processes.

Proficient in the use of tendering software. Experience with Microsoft Project & Asta Power Project essential and with P6 would be an advantage.

Strong leadership skills,  communication and negotiation skills are essential to succeed in  the role together with the ability to

deliver professional presentations to clients and design team members and build relationships at all levels within the Company and the wider supply chain.


Main Duties:

Reporting to our clients New Business Director the key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Reviewing tender documentation and understanding the rules of tendering.
  • Undertaking Bid/No Bid exercises against potential submissions.
  • Understanding the Request for Tender.
  • Deciding timelines and delegating of bid responsibilities.
  • Collating information from multi-departmental resources for inclusion in pre-qualification and tender submissions.
  • Provide technical support as required for prequalification and tender submissions.
  • Submitting completed bids to existing or prospective clients, on time and within budget.
  • Timely management of tender activities.
  • Collaborating with the Business Development Department, Estimating Team and Operations Team.
  • Preparing tender program’s utilising Programming Software including identifying key deliverables and Milestone Dates.
  • Preparing detailed project methodologies and technical proposals.
  • Preparing site logistic plans/preliminary contractor set-up proposals.
  • Preparing preliminary project risk registers and mitigation plans.
  • Adopting quality control procedures.
  • Consulting with design teams and/or sub-contractors as necessary, during the submission process.
  • Delivering Client & Partner Technical Presentations.
  • Attending tender interviews and site visits.
  • Obtaining feedback from prospective clients when tenders are unsuccessful.
  • Assisting with interviews and corresponding with prospective clients.
  • Reviewing, drafting and implementing improvements in the tendering process.
  • Providing insight.


For further information or to apply please contact Tom Doyle at kppm in strictest confidance.  Phone: 086 8205038.  Email:



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