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Funding and Bids Manager

Posted 8 days ago by Pertemps
Location Manchester Job Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: OTE £70000 Sector Education & Training

We are currently supporting a thriving Training Provider in the North West who have won contracts to deliver a wide range of Training Programmes.
This position has been created through growth and is available immediately for the right candidate.
As a Bid Manager you can expect to receive a basic salary between £35000-£50000 with on target earnings of up to £70000. In addition you will also receive competitive holidays, pension, laptop and mobile.
This Training Provider is building a great reputation for quality, staff retention and a great place to work.
Role Summary- Funding and Bid Manager.
The appointed person will be working directly alongside the Managing Director and will be the primary lead for all tendering and procurement activity within the Business Development function.

Typical duties and responsibilities of the Funding and Bid Manager

" Build, manage and develop relationships with all Prime funding partners and directly with the relevant commissioning bodies.
" To monitor all public procurement portals and to produce weekly reports on the opportunities available to the business.
" To build relationships with key programme commissioners to enhance understanding of priorities and key objectives in different regions and on a national basis.
" To build relationships with other training providers and FE colleges to enhance partnership working opportunities.
" To manage an end to end tender process for contract opportunities including programmes funded by ESF, AEB, Apprenticeships and others.
" Working alongside the Managing Director to oversee contract implementation following on from successful bids.
" Attend and lead meetings to provide updates on funding opportunities.
" Attending networking events and other meetings organised within the delivery regions to gain a better understanding of needs in a local area.
" Reading, disseminating and turning into strategy reports produced by LEP's and Local Authorities on Labour Market priorities.

Skills and Experience required for the Funding Manager
" Previous experience working in a Bid Manager role within Work Based Learning
" Extensive knowledge ESFA/ESF funding streams and funding methodology.
" Proven track record in successful tendering for public funded education contracts including ESF, AEB and Apprenticeships
" Strong track record in building relationships and managing stakeholders
" Experience of managing performance through people
" Experience of budget management
" Ideally be educated to degree standard.

For more information please contact Pertemps Newcastle on 0191 2557900

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