Ref: SP183-59

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Are you an experienced Bid Director or Senior Bid Manager looking for the next step in your career?

Our clients a multidisciplinary firm delivering projects around the world is currently looking for a Bid Director to join their growing team in Dubai. Who is able to oversee and manage the bidding process from receipt of EOIs (Expressions of Interest) and RFPs (Requests for Proposal) from clients to submission of bid and tender proposals including post-tender clarifications, while managing a team of Bid Managers and Coordinators.

They are offering the successful Bid Director:
- Salary depends on experience. 
- Discretionary bonuses
- Working visa
- Medical and life insurance
- Annual flights
- Monthly team events
- Career progression
- Relocation assistance if you are coming from outside of the UAE.

Bid Director duties include:
- Review EOIs and RFPs from clients and provide insight and understanding of the client's requirements, aims, objectives, visions and issues, as well as, the necessary value, benefits and discriminators required to deliver a successful proposal.
- Prepare, issue and/or coordinate with clients regarding RFP tender queries
- Prepare, oversee, issue and/or review EOI and pre-qualification proposals and submissions.
- Prepare, oversee, issue and/or review bid and tender proposals and submissions.
- Provide advice and guidance on RFPs’ scope of services and requirements for sub-consultants and specialists.
- Prepare project brief and scope of services for sub-consultants and specialists’ RFPs.
- Issue and/or facilitate the issuance of RFPs to sub-consultants and specialists.
- Coordinate with and respond to sub-consultants and specialists’ queries
- Prepare cost analysis and summary of sub-consultants and specialists’ proposals 
- Prepare, oversee, issue and/or review responses to clients’ post-tender clarifications and submissions.

Requirements

To be considered for the position of Bid Director you must have the following:
- +15 years of experience in the architecture or engineering industry
- GCC project experience is essential
- +8 years of experience working for a consultancy firm NOT construction
- Bachelor’s degree in architecture, a relevant advanced degree or post-graduate degree 
- Strong English skills; both written and verbal
- Proficiency in other languages is an advantage but not essential
- Good working knowledge and understanding of consultancy tender and bidding process
- Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and management skills are essential
- Working knowledge of MS Office, Project management software (MS Project, Primavera), BIM, AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup

About the Company

Matching the right employee to the right job is crucial for business success. To do so requires experience and time, but unfortunately, busy companies and hard-working job seekers can often struggle with.

GCB Recruitment help bridge that gap, actively searching on your behalf to find and pair the most suitable job seekers with the correct job. As property and financial services industry leaders across the UK and overseas, we know the qualities required to flourish in these sectors.

We use a region and sector-specific approach unique to ourselves, meaning you'll have a single point of contact throughout the process, who understands exactly what you need. In fact, with the largest job and candidate pool in the market, we probably already have the right job seeker or role for you.

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