Bid Manager – Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a dynamic global company, is looking to recruit a Bid Manager to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. He/she will be responsible for administering bids in response to requests for proposals and ensuring continuous improvement on the quality and success of bids and proposals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer and manage bids ensuring that all RFP requirements have been addressed as fully as possible.
  • Continuously seek business opportunities.
  • Arrange to purchase bids documents and produce tendering plans in liaison with the core tendering team.
  • Administer and initiate bid kick-off meetings and determine the scope and timeline of new bids.
  • Review client documentation distributes to key stakeholders and produce comprehensive compliance matrices.
  • Lead and coordinate the preparation of the bid ensuring that other contributors provide information on time.
  • Coordinate and/or create graphics, flow charts, diagrams, and other images that visually underscore key messages and narratives.
  • Produce monthly bids status reports and input them into the sales pipeline on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure that all RFP requirements have been addressed as fully as possible.
  • Develop and Maintain bid material library and automated management system.
  • Any other duties that you may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or sales and marketing.
  • Graduate preferably with contract bidding experience or a security marketing or promotional background.
  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in bid or contract management or security.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Understanding of PPAD (Public Procurement and Asset Disposal) Laws Act 2015.
  • Advanced proposal management experience and good industry-specific knowledge.
  • Knowledge of document management methods.
  • Bilingual – Knowledge and fluency in the French Language is a must – both written and spoken.

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  • Education:Bachelor’s.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Karen, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Junior Level.
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary: Open renumeration depending on skills and experience.
  • Deadline:15th April 2021.