Bid Manager

We’re looking for a driven, organised and commercially-minded Bid Manager to work within our newly implemented Bid team. Zeelo is growing fast. We’re searching for a driven and proactive Bid Manager who will be an integral part of the Bid Management and wider commercial team.

Reporting into the Head of Bid Management, UK and working on a variety of tenders and you’ll help develop our tenders for the public and private sector, developing and improving content, capturing lessons learnt and providing written content that resonates with potential customers and wins opportunities.

We are look to attract people who are passionate about our purpose, share in our values and become advocates of our mission to build the world's leading smart mobility platform for organisations; enabling access t osafe and sustainable transportation for everyday journeys.

What you need to know about Zeelo:

  • Zeelo is a smart bus platform for organizations
  • We’re on a mission to build the world’s leading smart mobility platform for organizations, enabling access to safe and sustainable transportation for everyday journeys
  • We sell turnkey, managed and software solutions to employers (office-based and shift-based) and schools (private schools and universities)
  • We have developed a best-in-class technology platform that connects organizations with riders and operator partners via a route optimization platform, mobile apps and operations management system
  • We’re just over 5-years old, backed with over $20M of venture capital from ETF Partners, InMotion Ventures (Jaguar Land Rover) and Dynamo.VC
  • We’re a team of 155+ across 4 offices (London, Barcelona, US and Durban) and are live in 3 markets (UK, US and South Africa)
  • We encourage a culture where people work smart, move fast, and work together; where performance is rewarded and all team members feel supported on the ride of a lifetime. Our people demonstrate the following virtues in how we work ‘for the pod’:
    • Smart
    • Fast
    • Together

What will I be doing?

As Bid Manager, UK Business, you'll work hand in hand with the UK Business team, supporting the sales functions key tendered deals and identifying further opportunities, helping build the pipeline.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Working with the UK Business team to produce tenders that meet and exceed customer’s needs and promote Zeelo’s value proposition
  • Develop and organise a content library for UK Business by engaging with key subject matter experts
  • Manage the end to end process of engagement of the customer through to final bid submission
  • Capture lessons learnt on won and lost opportunities and feedback back into content and deliverables
  • Ensure the winning strategy and win themes are articulated effectively throughout the bid response, showing excellent appreciation of what the client needs
  • Ensuring a high quality of output at all times
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids

Is this job for me?

Ideally you'll have / be

  • 2+ years of experience in Bid Management
  • Experience in the Corporate sector, ideally within Mobility
  • Qualification in a relevant degree such as Finance, Economics or Business
  • A growth mindset, with outstanding commercial acumen
  • Proven results within Bid Management
  • Enthusiastic qualities with high energy and drive
  • Ambitious and and mission driven to build a world leading mobility company

Even better if:

You have been part of a bid management function in a scale up organisation and are looking for your next challenge

We want the best people

We’re keen to meet people from all walks of life - our view is that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We want to build teams which represent a variety of experiences, perspectives and skills, and we recognise talent on the basis of merit and potential. We understand some people may not apply for jobs unless they tick every box. But if you’re excited about joining us and think you have some of what we’re looking for, even if you’re not 100% sure, we’d love to hear from you.