Senior International Bid Manager | HeadFirst GroupOrganisatie HeadFirst Group is a market-leading, international HR service provider and platform for professionals in the Netherlands. With more than 450 colleagues and from seven different locations in the Netherlands and Belgium, we offer a diversity of HR solutions, such as Managed Service Providing, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, intermediary services (matchmaking, contracting) and HR consultancy. We strive for a transparent and balanced labour market, without prejudices, in which organisations and more than 20,000 professionals are optimally connected. Additionally, we offer innovative functionalities such as A.I., Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and predictive analytics for an optimal balance between tech & touch. As an organization we strive to be one of the top 10 employers. We are therefore very proud of our Great Place To Work certification that we received in December 2022. Functie We are looking for an experienced Bid Manager who works independently and has experience in the field of MSP services and possibly intermediary services. And, because of our further international ambitions, someone who enjoys looking at the international market and is good at writing a comprehensible and distinctive English text. Your activities will be versatile, but we would like to list the most important ones for you: Qualifying potential quotation and tender processes; Going through quotation and tender documentation and formulating questions about it; Consultation with the sales department about the strategy to be followed for a quotation or tender process; Selecting and consulting with any subcontractors; • Gathering input from other departments throughout the HeadFirst Group for bid and tender processes; Making and monitoring schedules of quotation and tendering processes; Chairing kick-off sessions at the start of the tender or tendering process; Setting up the foundation for a winning response to a tender; Writing responds to award criteria, both in English and Dutch. French as an additional language is a plus; Review answers to award criteria written by others; Internally and externally evaluate bid and tender processes and implement improvements. You are expected to work an average of two days per week in Rotterdam, one day in Hoofddorp, and the other days optionally at home. Occasional work will also include travel to work in our Brussels Office. Besides hard work, our bid team is characterised by fun and entrepreneurial spirit. We are always there for each other and support each other, solicited and unsolicited, to achieve the best results. Functie-eisen You are the one we are looking for if you: Have an HBO diploma with WO working and thinking level; Know very well what the services of a Managed Service Provider in the Staffing Industry entail; Have a few years of experience in putting winning tender texts on paper; Have (international) sales and bid experience; Dare to be critical of yourself and others and do not mince words; Get a lot of energy at the thought that you want to win a customer contract; Have an entrepreneurial spirit and are not afraid to approach people; Don’t be put off by being hit with constructive criticism or praise; Are willing to put other things aside when you have deadlines if this is necessary; Are well able to put a text on paper that will knock potential customers back knock them off their feet; Are more than comfortable writing this text in English or Dutch (optional: French). A test in which you demonstrate your written skills in Dutch and English is part of the selection procedure. En, om je niet op het verkeerde been te zetten: de voertaal in ons team is Nederlands. Aanbod Besides hard work, our bid team is characterised by fun and entrepreneurial spirit. We are always there for each other and support each other, solicited and unsolicited, to achieve the best results. If you join us, we offer you: Working together with highly experienced team colleagues who like to share their knowledge and experience; Colleagues without a double agenda: they always tell it like it is; Being able to organise your time flexibly; A balanced mix of working at the office and at home; A salary between € 4.500 ,- and € 7.000 ,- depending on your experience; Company car, laptop and smart phone; 27 vacation days and the option to buy additional days; A fully non-contributory pension; Development and career opportunities, for example through our own training platform HeadFirst Group Academy; Hybrid working in our ultramodern and energy-neutral head office in Hoofddorp and Rotterdam. Drinks in the bar, let off steam in the sports room, have a responsible lunch in the lounge and company parties in our in-house theatre! Meer weten over deze vacature? Bekijk de vacature op de website van HeadFirst Group.