Bid Manager Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Bid Manager is £36,377 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.
Bid Manager Total Pay (?
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£24,599 - £58,104
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MEDIAN: £36,376
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National Salary Data

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£0£22K£44K£66K
Salary
£24,599 - £58,104  
   
Bonus
£521 - £10,665  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,980  
Commission
£979 - £10,342  
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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£25,165 - £63,195  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 384
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Pay Difference By Location
Reading
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Manchester
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National Average
₤39,000
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Nottingham
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Glasgow
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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
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Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%
Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
₤39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Bid Manager Salaries

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 18%
Proposal Writing
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤39,000
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 51 votes.
Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 37%
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