Bid Manager

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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30+ days ago

We're looking for a Bid Manager to join our team in Amsterdam.

To be successful in this role, you should be passionate about planning, strategizing, and leading exciting, deadline-driven projects across diverse global teams and – most importantly – winning deals! You will use your commercial savvy, attention to detail, dynamic communication skills, and your proposal management expertise to assemble effective bid teams, manage complex deliverables, and create compelling, customer-focused propositions.

You will also bring your experience and vision to help make the Bid Center a true Center of Excellence. You will collaborate with other Bid Managers and Bid Coordinators to design and execute process, tooling, and content projects to hone our effectiveness as a team and equip our internal customers with exceptional resources, training, templates, and boilerplate. You will work with a wide range of internal stakeholders and subject matter experts that span the business to continuously improve the stories we tell and the way we tell them, and you'll help manage and expand our RFPio content management system.

Want to help create a sustainable future of transportation that's better for everyone? If yes, then take a look at what your role with us will entail.

About EVBox
We empower forward-thinking businesses to build a sustainable future by providing flexible and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions.

You'll be helping us to create a sustainable future of transportation with quick thinking and clear communication that'll keep all of our operations running smoothly.

Get to know the team

As a Bid Manager based in Amsterdam , you will be a part of the Bid Center, the growing team responsible to power the growth of the EVBox Group with high-quality strategic bid management and customer-focused storytelling services.

"EVBox gives us the freedom to work the way we want, and this is reflected in our high level of productivity—especially now that we're working from home. The company culture is the reason why so many people join. When I first started, there were around 45 EVBoxers at the company. Today, there are more than 600 of us." – Borja, Regional Director Southern Europe

What you'll be doing
You will collaborate with sales and leadership teams to evaluate, qualify, and respond to customer bids and tenders primarily in the EMEA market with some opportunities for working on North American and developing market deals. You will use bid management best practices to analyze customer procurement documents (RFPs, ITTs, etc.), prepare strategic response plans, develop win strategies, engage appropriate resources, allocate tasks, and drive bid teams to the successful submission of complete, compelling, and competitive tenders. Aside from bids, you will also work on projects to improve the overall quality of the services and resources offered by the Bid Center.

You will work from our office in Amsterdam and report to the Manager, Bid Center. The Manager, Bid Center is also located in Amsterdam.

Your main responsibilities will include, but aren't limited to:

Bid Management

Lead diverse virtual bid teams consisting of sales, solution engineering, subject matter experts, legal, finance, and leadership stakeholders in end-to-end bid management

Ensure each bid achieves a high standard of writing quality, completeness, visual interest, and storytelling

Identify, track, and resolve complex technical, strategic and commercial risks

Collaborate with stakeholders to develop a win strategy and storyboard the written proposal to include key win themes

Practice continuous improvement, including capturing and tracking lessons learned

Content Development & Management

Maintain the completeness, accuracy, and effectiveness of the content, templates, Q&As, and FAQs in our RFPio database

Capture and revise content from high-quality bids for reuse, including executive summaries, boilerplate, cover letters, informal proposals, and presentation materials

Plan and conduct content projects, including creating outlines, conducting subject matter expert interviews, and copywriting/editing

Teambuilding & Collaboration

Back up fellow bid managers, share best practices, and support bid coordinators in developing bid management and writing skills

Identify areas for improvement in bid center or sales processes, training, tooling, resources, or practices, and execute subsequent improvement projects

Support sales team members with ad hoc and prescriptive bid support, including offering strategic guidance, review time, or writing support for smaller deals

You'll be leaving your mark in this important field for a sustainable future.

What you'll bring to the team

Technical Skills/ Hard Skills

Language skills: native/fluent English

Project and/or bid management qualification (PMP or APMP Foundation or similar)

Bachelor's or master's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or equivalent professional experience demonstrating exceptional writing skills

MS Office, Google Workspace, and other collaborative tools

We want you to demonstrate

Cool and collected under pressure

Comfortable in fast-paced, scale-up environment

High attention to detail

Confident lateral, upward, and downward communication skills

Strong grounding in commercial principles and risk management

If you have any of these, even better

Experience or demonstrated interest in e-mobility, renewable energy, or other sustainable industries

European languages: French, German, Spanish, Nordic languages

Adobe InDesign or Photoshop skills

Additional benefits we bring to the table

Holiday Swap (2 days)

Access to learning platforms and personal development budget

Volunteer Day

Work from anywhere for 2 weeks

Work from home (even post-corona) + budget to set up your home office

Still need convincing? Find out even more about us by visiting and by checking us out on LinkedIn , YouTube , Instagram , Facebook , and Twitter .

What it's like to work at EVBox

We work together to power our sustainable future. Here's what drives us:

Our friendly, entrepreneurial, and collaborative work environment

Working to help grow one of the key regions in Europe with your work

Bringing new ideas that are always highly appreciated

Interacting in an environment with colleagues from all over the world

Working in a modern office that meets all of your needs (when not working from home)

You must hold a working permit.

Applications must be submitted in English.

EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready to power our sustainable future? Hit apply.