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Interim Programme Manager (Bid Management) (ID:7253)

Job Role
Project Management Jobs
Contract Type
£600 - £675
Date Added
Date Expires

My client is a third sector organisation based in Birmingham looking to recruit a Bids Programme Manager to manage and take ownership of bids for several significant service contracts through a new public procurement process. This contract is until March 2022 paying circa £600. The role is remote with travel to London and Birmingham.


Hey are looking for an interim Programme Manager to help prepare the organisation in the event of successful contract award.  The role will involve a transformation programme involving identification of key responsibilities, tasks, resources, dependencies and co-ordination and planning across for delivery via the 2022 Business Plan.  This will be overseen by an internal Programme Board. The role will entail:



·       Developing a programme of activity for the delivery of bids that have been submitted - including identifying departmental responsibilities, tasks, timelines, dependencies, additional resource needs, risks.

·       Full understanding of contract SLA and KPI’s

·       Delivering a draft Contract Management Plan – as per proposals and regulatory requirements

·       Ensuring systems will be in place for appropriate contract level oversight of the activities including technical development/ support, operations and marketing/referrals. 

·       Working with delivery teams and partners to resolve operational issues quickly ensuring that SLA/KPI’s will be achieved. 

·       Setting contract level priorities for the delivery teams to ensure task completion and coordinates work activities with others  

·       Supporting appropriate oversight of relevant supply chain partners and manage initial negotiations with named supply chain partners operating across the contract to ensure delivery levels will be maintained and improvement initiatives identified and implemented (if applicable) 

·       Managing or supporting initial contract negotiation in the event of successful contract award

·       Identifying departmental requirements for the 2022 Business Plan to be adopted in the event of successful contract award


Applicants MUST have:

·       Previous Bid Management

·       Experience project management methodologies, developing project plans, identifying dependencies and risks, supporting implementation, benchmarking and setting processes for managing performance delivery. 

·       Strong track record of contract management of publicly-procured contracts, including maintaining financial oversight   

·       Excellent reporting skills with an emphasis on presenting clear, engaging and persuasive evidence 

·       Experience of engaging cross-functional teams of stakeholders through meetings and virtual interactions to achieve shared objectives  

·       Experience of reporting project progress to stakeholders in a variety of different formats (written, case studies, data tables, visual) 


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