G4S Jobs in Centurion - South Africa Bid Manager Vacancies

G4S Jobs in Centurion - South Africa Bid Manager Vacancies

Job Introduction:

G4S Cash Solutions (SA), a leading global integrated security solutions company, has a vacancy for a Bid Manager based at our offices in Centurion.

Reporting to the Sales Director, the Bid Manager is responsible for the quality of all tender/proposal submissions.

Their primary objective is to increase sales conversion rates via enhanced quality of response and positive management of the bid process.

The successful incumbent is a self starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which sales and marketing plays within a successful business unit.

The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.

Role Responsibility:

  • Standardize sales documentation and keep updated through regular support to regions
  • Provide all regions with sales-related documentation in compliance with corporate guidelines
  • Updated Profiles distributed
  • Respond to requests for information
  • Assist with presentations
  • Constantly updating all sales and marketing collateral used for bids
  • Support the regional sales teams with updated and relevant information
  • Prepare & submit national tenders & cost proposals
  • Compile national tenders submitted on time & accurately Priced @ acceptable margins
  • Follow up on outstanding tenders
  • Provide support with presentations
  • Ensure best practise within all answers to all tender questions, and focus on specific areas that require more complex solutions
  • Provide alternative solutions as well as the prescribed requirements in each bid
  • Compile customer references as well as supporting case studies
  • Obtain customer feedback via questionnaire response for losses and successes
  • Costing proposals (with support from finance dept)
  • Assist with customer retention and new business targets
  • Achieve annual new business targets as set.
  • Understand competitor environment
  • Assist in preventing existing customers entering formal tender process and increasing retention rates.
  • Provide effective support and assistance related to projects
  • Complete tasks within the allocated time frame
  • Produce accurate work
  • Provide reliable support-system
  • Assist with designing presentations
  • Manage & execute special projects timeously & comprehensively
  • Provide feedback
  • Communicate with all relevant parties
  • Health and Safety
  • Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the branch/region/national safety plans for each year.
  • Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talks
  • Report all safety incidents to the relevant people
  • Discuss all safety incidents on all levels
  • Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/management
  • Attend safety education and refresher programmes
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace
  • Distribute safety information as and when required

    The Ideal Candidate:
  • Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Relevant
    tertiary qualification advantageous
  • 5 years working experience within corporate sales environment, coupled with relevant administrative experience in a similar environment
  • Previous experience/exposure in compiling Bids/Tenders
  • Knowledge of the cash industry and associated products offered recommended
  • Computer Literacy – MS Office Packages
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work towards tight deadlines and under pressure

    Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • Supporting and working with others
  • Delivering objectives
  • Customer thinking
  • Dealing with complexity
  • Understanding the organizational environment
  • Dealing with changing circumstances
  • Sharing and co-operating

    About the Company:
  • G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.
  • G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
  • G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees.
  • G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent.
  • At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions.
  • We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy.
  • We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce.
  • G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:
  • We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness.
  • We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing.
  • We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.
  • We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm.
  • We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets.
  • We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.
  • We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer.
  • We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals.
  • We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.
  • For more information on G4S, please visit: www.g4s.com

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th March 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; G4S Jobs in Centurion - South Africa Bid Manager Vacancies

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