Job Title: Bid Manager (Public Sector)
Category: Business
Location: Marlow, United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom Bristol, United Kingdom Leeds, United Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom Whiteley, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom


It’s an exciting time to be at Softcat, one of the UK’s most successful technology solutions businesses. We’ve recently passed the £1 billion pa revenue milestone, opened our first office outside the UK and picked up a series of industry awards.

We’ve got even bigger plans for the future - so if you share our drive and ambition, get ready to achieve more from your career. You’ll find a diverse range of careers: sales, technology, business operations, with opportunities for graduates, apprentices and experienced professionals.

Success. The Softcat way.

There’s a uniqueness to Softcat – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That’s because we help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.

Your role

As a Public Sector Bid Manager, you will be responsible for formulating quality bid responses for our public sector clients. This will involve collating relevant information, working closely with the Public Sector sales teams and other areas of the business as required when preparing the production of the tender documents. You’ll be expected to  manage the resource to meet submission and specification requirements. In addition to this, you’ll help build and maintain content and templates.

*Please note, due to the nature of the role, you will be expected to work to tight deadlines which could involve out of office hours work such as evenings or weekends as required

What we need from you

  • Candidates should have demonstrable industry experience 
  • Articulate; ability to communicate clearly and persuasively
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated, competitive and results driven
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team, with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise requirements, whilst maintaining a focus on quality work
  • Good time management, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines


We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.

Apply now

To become part of the success story, please apply online now

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.