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