Contract Management

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £25,000 plus bonuses
Experience: Minimum 2 years outbound account management experience

Job Role:

GovData are recruiting for a Project Manager to manage the bidding team, working within the delivery team, the Bids Manager will be responsible for managing the delivery of bid submissions in response to customer engagements necessitating the successful listing of a client onto Public, Sector Frameworks as well as specific open tender responses. In addition, as part of the proposals, the individual will be responsible for supporting Sales activities.

The Project Manager will assemble a bid team with the relevant service / product / business knowledge required to prepare a winning bid, whilst taking ownership of the end-to-end bid process. Responsibilities include introduction and implementation of all necessary bid procedures, governance, and process. This role requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines. It will require strong people management and commercial skills.



  • To influence the bid qualification (Bid/No Bid) process for new opportunities.
  • Manage teams and inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from Sales, Marketing, Commercial and Delivery.
  • Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer.
  • Risk tracking and management throughout the bid process.
  • Contributing to the written proposal – both in terms of content and presentation.
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids in partnership with key clients.
  • Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic, and business issues.
  • Arrange all post bid reviews with customers, post contract award.
  • Interface between Sales, Delivery and Clients including stakeholder management
  • Gather, analyse, interpret, and report on data on UK and international procurement bodies and opportunities, supporting the new product development process.


Personal Specification:

Essential Skills:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5 years’ experience in a Bids and Proposals Management role.
  • Must be comfortable working at CEO / Director Level (internal and external customers).
  • Will be fully conversant with the public sector marketplace.
  • Sound commercial understanding, P&L, and risk management skills.
  • Solid understanding and implementation of internal governance procedures.


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience of public sector and tender submission requirements.
  • Experience with public sector procurement.
  • Experience in a procurement-based role.
  • Proven capability in delivering winning tenders for complex product or services opportunities.
  • Ideally has a background and experience of managing a bid campaign.


Essential qualification:

  • Degree level educated (First Class Hons)


Desirable Qualifications:

  • APMP certified
  • Prince2/Project management qualification

We are happy to welcome the right candidates who demonstrate the above traits and if successful will receive a commitment of ongoing training and personal development as our people come first.



GovData offers excellent benefits such as performance related bonus schemes, free parking, 20 days holiday, progression opportunities, pension scheme, shareholder scheme, health and employee benefits for all employees including an onsite Occupational Health Therapist. We also have a games room, modernised office space and a dog creche.

We are happy to welcome the right candidates who demonstrate the above traits and if successful will receive a commitment of ongoing training and personal development.

Following your application, a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch with you within the next couple of days.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £31,000.00-£46,300.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Commission pay
  • Performance bonus



  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing



  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We are a registered test Centre. All employees are tested, and temperature checked when arriving and leaving the office. Masks are worn and social distancing. We had also had full new air con and filtration fitted throughout the office.



  • Diploma of Higher Education (required)


Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)