Bid Manager

  • ORS
  • ORS, Marlinstown, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 10/03/2020
Full time,   Permanent   Construction General Business Information Technology Marketing Sales

Job Description

Do you want to work with one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland?

ORS is a prominent Irish multi-disciplinary building consultancy.  We operate in a unique work environment, growing sustainably, while enhancing our community and the lives of our people and their families. In 2020, ORS was officially recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland for a second year running.  This prestigious recognition is assessed through Great Place to Work’s robust ‘Trust Index©’ employee survey and a thorough ‘Culture Audit©’ assessment of our policies and practices. This represents our dedication to quality in the delivery of services and the training of our people.

We are working on several large and exciting construction projects and are seeking enthusiastic, hard-working individuals to join our team. We are committed to developing the skills of every member of our team and the successful candidate will be supported in expanding their knowledge base, achieving additional qualifications and advancing within the company.

Our firm has an excellent working environment and every member of our team is encouraged to contribute to the growth of the company. It is the employees that ultimately drive the success of our business and in order to maintain our position as one of Ireland’s leading building consultancy firms, we need to attract and retain great people. We have many measures in place to ensure that we attract and hire the very best in their field.

We seek individuals who are

  • Trustworthy and appreciate a culture of flexibility.
  • Excellent communicators and people managers.
  • Technically competent in their field.
  • Friendly with a strong work ethic.
  • Passionate about what they do and seeking an exciting challenge.
  • Specifically interested in their own personal development.

The Role

  • ORS require a bid manager to take primary responsibility for the quality of all company bids and to promote and ensure excellence in bid presentation across the firm.
  • The position will involve being pro-active in terms of assessing opportunities, monitoring trends and getting in-depth feedback to help improve tenders and private sector pitches.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to build and maintain a bank of documents, including CVs and project examples, creating usable templates for each team. They will also be reporting directly to the Board on pre-agreed performance indicators.
  • The successful person will be considered an ORS Brand Ambassador.
  • Support on content suggestion/re-write, imagery selection (stock), presentation support.
  • Supporting the team with the implementation of marketing activities at peak times.
  • Overall responsibility for roles and tasks undertaken by the Digital Marketing Executive.
  • Overseeing digital media including digital media strategy for 2020.


  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the construction industry and future trends and have considerable bid experience in professional services.
  • Relevant bid management experience in a similar firm.
  • Applicants should be fully comfortable working alongside and communicating with all firm levels.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with comprehensive IT abilities.
  • Friendly, strong communicator.


  • Access to the ORS Performance Based Pay scheme which sees all staff members share in company profits subject to certain measurables.
  • ORS was the highest placed building consultancy in our category in the Best Workplaces Awards 2020.
  • Laptop and software subscriptions where appropriate.
  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • Opportunities for further education and training.
  • Clear opportunity to progress within the firm through the ORS Career Builder Framework.

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