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Bid Manager Salary

The average pay for a Bid Manager is £36,322 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£25,254 - £57,595
(Median)
£25K
£36K
£58K
MEDIAN: £36,322
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Salary
£25,254 - £57,595  
   
Bonus
£575 - £10,399  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,848  
Commission
£973 - £10,271  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£25,988 - £63,298  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 412

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Pay by Experience Level for Bid Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Bid Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bid Manager in Portsmouth:
"Bid Management Is Stressful But Has Its Rewards."
Get project management qualifications (Association of Project Managers), use what you learn day to day on bids. Ensure you are a member of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals and use their best practice methods. Work on bids that will win, by: a/Starting before you receive the Response for Quotation (RFQ) - focus on what you need to do to win. B/Ensure the business can deliver on their promises. C/ The company is focussed on winning and is going to put in the effort (finance).

Bid Manager in Cambridge:
"Commercial Bid Management at Morpho."
You Need to be extremely well organised. You Need to be flexible. You must be a strong communicator understanding what you are responsible for. You must be able to meet deadlines. Lead a cross functional global team. Need to problem solve. Build strong relationships across the business through being authentic and respectful. Willingness to go the extra mile. Need to be flexible with working hours - US West Coast and Asia particularly.

What is it like working as a Bid Manager?

Bid Manager in Save The Children:
"Challenging, interesting, sometimes frustration"
Pros: Good colleagues; interesting scope of work; quite a bit of international travel, medium stress level
Cons: Can be frustrating coordinating across so many teams; tight deadlines

Related Job Salaries

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Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 69%


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
₤39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Bid Manager Salaries

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 16%

National Average
₤39,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 39%