Vacancy - Bid Manager

Bid Manager




Reading, RG6 1PT


40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, Full Time


£50,000 per annum


To Apply please send your CV to the email address below.

Nicola Quinn :

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We want you…

Bid Manager – Holroyd Howe Sales Team – Southern Based/ Home Working


If you are looking for an employer that will invest in you and develop your career further, then look no further and apply!

Benefits we offer…

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Free meals whilst at work
  • Career development opportunities/ HIT Apprenticeships
  • Prestigious working environments
  • Team events scheduled throughout the year
  • 28 Prorated Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Employee Benefits Platform
  • Work/life balance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • People awards to celebrate our employees
  • Reward & recognition schemes
  • Recommend a friend scheme

What will you need?

An ambition to grow within a fast-paced environment

Excellent knowledge of PowerPoint and word packages

Three years experience in a bid management role experience within food services is required

Creative writing skills

Comfortable working within a rapidly changing environment

High level of speed and accuracy

Flexibility to work around deadlines and to be highly organised

Ability to build professional relationships and good interpersonal skills

Ability to manage multiple deadlines and be calm under pressure

Knowledge in design or desire to learn the software

What will you be doing?

Will have their own assigned fits which they will manage with our sales team on an going basis and support teams in developing their approach for longer term opportunities

Manage the tender process through all the stages and collaborate with the sales at operations teams to create innovative best in class tender documents

Work with sales and operations professionals graphic design team and fellow big team members to ensure an on time completion a high level of quality

Deliver completed quality written proposal responses and review against agreed deadlines escalating issues as required

Prepare proposals and responses from a variety of stakeholders typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, IT, culinary, finance, commercial, and operations

Direct contribution of text to proposal documents and presentations, relating to our differentiations and competitive advantages including creative writing where required

Understand the key tender win themes or differentiators so that they are reflected within the proposal

What will the job offer you?

A competitive salary and benefits package and Commission package

A dedicated coach to guide your personal development

Detailed onboarding and training plan to support knowledge gaps

Career management and training plan

A culture of creativity fun  innovation where you will really enjoy being part of an amazing team of creative’s who have fun and all the countries market leading team for Independent School catering

Who we are ?

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges.

We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children of all ages in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each school.

We invest in training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.  Find out more about us at –

Holroyd Howe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure and Barred List Check must be obtained for this role.


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