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Head of Pre-Construction

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  • Salary:

    £85k - 95k per year + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rhian Newman

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  • Contact phone:

    07969 972412

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Title: Head of Pre-Construction

Location: East Yorkshire (flexible working)

Salary: £85,000 to £95,000

Sector: Offsite Construction, Modular, Build


The Company:

This award-winning Contractor is seeking a commercially astute Head of Pre-Construction. The Head of Pre-con is typically responsible for managing an opportunity from qualification through to contract award, including value proposition/strategy development, solution development, commercial considerations, partner identification, and risk management.


The Role:

  • Lead, guide and manage the Estimating/Pre-construction/Bid support teams to deliver business plans
  • To manage the bid qualification (bid go / no go) process for new opportunities alongside Divisional Director
  • Manage virtual bid teams and inputs from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, product teams, finance, commercial, legal, and delivery
  • Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer alongside Estimating Manager
  • Risk tracking and management throughout the bid process
  • Contributing to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation (such as preparation of a management summary)
  • Manage the bid budget alongside Estimating Manager

 About You: 

  • Proven capability in delivering winning, multi-valued product or complex project opportunities.
  • Ideally has a background in solutions and services and experience of bid campaign management from opportunity identification through to project delivery, and will provide valuable input into opportunity qualification, win strategies, commercial discussions, and solution design.
  • Will be fully conversant with the competitive marketplace. Sound commercial understanding, P&L and risk management skills.
  • Have the ability to manage complex, multi-workstream opportunities.
  • Solid understanding and implementation of internal governance procedures.


For further information relating to this role and a full job specification, please contact Rhian Newman of Thorn Baker on 07969 972412 or email


Keys Skills: MMC, Offsite, Modular, Build, Construction, Sales, Bid Manager, Director, Estimating, Estimator