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Audio Visual Bid Manager & Technical Pre-Sales

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2 Sep 2022
The Opportunity This is a great opportunity to join a successful, global Technical services company based in their HQ in Derbyshire. They are growing rapidly and successfully and are looking for a Pre-Sales Technical/ Bid Manager to assist them on their journey. You will be responsible for supporting the sales team on all technical proposals, costings, design concepts, RFI, RFP, tender and bid activities to ensure our client continues to provide the highest standards of response to its new and existing client base. Responsibilities & Duties: Take the lead on all technical aspects of the sales team's pricing proposals and costing exercises. Be the font of all knowledge for all technical questions and guidance around the sales team's propositions to end clients. Take ownership and subsequent lead all new RFI, RFP, tender and bid activities presented by the client. Work in coordination with internal technical team to decipher ITT/ bid documentation to understand clients' brief and SoW. Produce accurate BOMs from ITT/ bid documents to then approach vendor base and supply chain to obtain supported bid pricing. Work with design and project teams with the production of system design, mechanical design, schematics, system topology and as built documentation as required. Ensure other commercial, legal, corporate compliance documentation is allocated to other team members for collation and inclusion in all ITT/ bid responses. Work closely with operations to ensure all compliance documentation is up to date and available. Assist in the completion of internal cost calculation sheets in coordination with the sales team. Be responsible for ITT/ bid submission documentation production in conjunction with the sales team. Lead all internal meetings related to ITT/ bid submission, ensuring that all actions and responsibilities are allocated in a prompt manner. Take the responsibility to provide an answer for any technical enquiry posed by existing or new clients as well as those from the sales team. Continue to build long term relationships with vendors and supply chain partners by meeting F2F or via VC on a regular basis. Look to attend regular technical training sessions, trade exhibitions or seminars with various manufacturers to bolster technical and technology knowledge. The role will require the individual to be regularly reviewing which tender portals are best suited to the company's vertical market focus. Conducting regular reviews in coordination with operations to look at necessary certifications, trainings and accreditations required to gain best traction in new focus verticals. Based in Derbyshire salary is circa 50k p.a. neg.doe.and other benefits. Your skills and experience Previous Pre-Sales Bid Management experience in the UK. Ideally 5+ year technical experience or exposure to the Audio Visual, Digital Signage or Unified Communications industry. Experience working for a Systems Integration company ideal but not essential. Educated to A-Level standard. CTS/ Avixa certification advantageous. Previous system electronic and electrical design knowledge essential. IT literate having previously worked with Microsoft Office, Project, Visio, Adobe Suite, AutoCAD, Solid Works Google Docs. Ability to work with a high level of autonomy. Ability to produce ITT/ bid submission documentation to a high standard. High level of attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure and to strict timescales. Ability to manage your own time, effectively and efficiently. Requires an excellent understanding of generic AV systems and equipment, technology and terminology. Ability to work in close collaboration with other team members. This position is an office-based role, but it may also require you to travel throughout the UK and overseas with overnight stays if required to fulfil the job role. The Organisation Our client supplies, installs, configures and maintains a wide range of video conferencing equipment and services often integrated with complex audio visual hardware. They also have extensive experience and capabilities in delivering specialist hardware support services and managed services globally. They put their employees and customers at the heart of everything they do. The Recruiters AV Jobs are the leading Audio Visual recruiter in the UK working with clients and candidates to ensure a perfect job fit every time
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  • Job Reference: 702531921-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AV Jobs
    AV Jobs
  • Location: Midlands
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable doe plus benefits
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent