Bid Manager - 12 mth FTC

01 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type

Bid Manager 12 mth FTC
Good salary + bonus + company benefits
Based .... London (City)

Ricoh transforms businesses with imagination, clarity and vision. In fact the entire Ricoh workforce enjoys our pioneering and innovative ways of working. We like to call it: "imagine.change." Our teams are embracing change, fostering new ways of working and we have never been more resolute in our mission - "you work for us, and well work for you".

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bid Manager to join the Bid Team at Ricoh based at our prestigious London office on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. You will lead bid activities and ensure all customer response requirements are provided on time to achieve a high success rate.

Key Responsibilities include:

-To create, audit and despatch quality persuasive proposals to agreed deadlines
-To ensure that innovative, strategic and relevant offers are developed to increase the success rate
-Develop, review and improve processes, on an ongoing basis, to create quality proposal documents
-To ensure that proposals are in line with corporate branding and agreed styles
-Create access and availability for overall content through the proposal software system, working closely with the Proposal Centre
-Project manage each opportunity and co-ordinate immediate team members and virtual staff, to secure quality content for opportunities to meet deadlines
-Continuously ensure document content is updated to meet new company structure; legislation; procedures; products; solutions and policies, ensuring the Proposal Centre is kept informed
-Ensure opportunities are completed calmly and with integrity, are audited and have internal authority approval

Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate previous experience in a successful Bid, Sales or Procurement function with Degree or equivalent (i.e. business/finance/accounting/sales/marketing) and ideally have knowledge of the IT/ Document Management Solutions Industry. Excellent understanding of the bid processes in both the Public Sector and Commercial Sector is essential and you must possess excellent communication skills, demonstrating the ability to deal effectively with internal/external customers, peers, management and the wider business

Our objective is to provide our customers with a "one team, one experience" approach, ensuring we are the team of choice to work with in Ricoh, so we welcome candidates with the same professional attitude to join the team and progress their career. This is a fast paced environment where flexibility is key, so youll need good time management and prioritisation skills. Ricoh is a place where there is strong and established emphasis on career development for the right individuals, where you can excel within a fast-paced environment and succeed within a great organisation.

Ricoh has removed the disclosure of convictions box from their application process (ban the box - ) offering equal opportunities to all. For all roles, we will judge each individual on their skills and ability before taking into account their history. However some roles are subject to sensitive and restrictive information and, if successful, you may be required to undertake pre-employment vetting checks which include but are not limited to residency check, credit reference check, financial sanctions check and a DBS Check. Keen to join Ricoh? We are an equal opportunities employer