Bid manager


A bid manager is responsible for: project managing the bidding process, ensuring that deadlines are met, overseeing quality assurance, producing high quality bid documents and accurate bid pricing to meet bid requirements. They will be analysing bid documentation to inform strategy and optimise success.

Lifecycle stages

Development and project management.

Typical employer

Specialist consultancies or specialist contractor.

Place of work


Typical working pattern

Full-time. Flexible working arrangements may be available.

Education, training and qualifications

Minimum NFQ level 7 in a subject related to the offshore wind industry for example engineering or in business or marketing. Experience within the wind energy industry and in bidding or sales roles.

Membership of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) and qualifications from this provider are highly desirable.

Typical entry position & transferable sectors

Entry roles can include junior bid management roles.

Career possibilities

Bid managers can progress to other senior management roles in the offshore wind industry, Sales Director or Business Development Director.

Full time salary estimate

€50,000-€100,000 per year, depending on experience. This salary range is for this specific role.