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Junior Bid Manager

  • Basingstoke +2 more
  • Basingstoke +2 more

F-Secure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

F-Secure Consulting seeks a proactive, results orientated, high achiever looking to advance their career in bid management. The successful candidate will demonstrate creative flair, excellent communication and people-management skills, underpinned by a positive attitude and the motivation to win.

The Junior Bid Manager’s primary objective will be to support the company in winning profitable business opportunities that are aligned to F-Secure Consulting’s strategy.

Role responsibilities

Every day our team makes a massive impact into the success of the F-Secure business. The Junior Bid Manager role is a brilliant opportunity to get exposure to the end-to-end sales process, working closely with both sales and technical functions to design compelling, winning proposals that really hit home with our clients and reflect our culture of excellence. In particular, the role is focused around the following responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and qualify sales opportunities.
  • Own, compile and produce high quality, creative bid responses.
  • Structure and articulate written communications in a persuasive and succinct form.
  • Present information in a creative and compelling manner via Word or PowerPoint.
  • Translate complex ideas into a format that is easy to understand.
  • Build relationships with the technical and sales teams to enable close collaboration and identify key win themes.
  • Manage the end-to-end bid process including the timeline, necessary governance, all deliverables and inputs from multiple contributors.
  • Identify and mitigate risks to the sales opportunity.
  • Multi-task on different projects simultaneously.
  • Get stuck into solving broader business challenges and continuous improvement projects, as well as day to day bidding.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone who is keen to build or progress a career in bids within the growing cyber-security industry. We believe that the following behaviors and skills are critical to achieving long term success within F-Secure. If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!

  • An impressive academic record and university degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Creative flair and strong visual design skills
  • An analytical mind able to visualize, conceptualize, articulate problems and construct solutions
  • Commercial acumen
  • Bidding or sales experience desirable but not essential
  • Proactive, ‘can-do’ outlook
  • Natural team leader
  • A people person
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Motivation to win
  • Results orientated and deadline-driven

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Robert Grześkowiak
Lead Software Engineer
"At F-Secure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."
Fairuz Zainor
Malware Analyst
"I joined F-Secure straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

You can’t design culture!

The F-Secure team is diverse, fluid, fun-loving, and full of energy. It’s our job to preserve that, so we’ve made it our business to help individuals traverse from passion to passion, from specialism to specialism, from the flavor of today to tomorrow’s. We move with their needs, and help them build Pathways, always focusing on the things that make them happy in and beyond of the office.

See yourself here? Bring your best self and apply now.

1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

Liana Creak | Contact Person

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