BID Director - Dubai

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 and RFPs 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.

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 the following software;
    • MS Office
    • Project management software (MS Project, Primavera)
    • BIM, AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup

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.

Due to the high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd which is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client, who is confidential at this stage.

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