Tenders Manager

Duration: 2022-06-15 - 2022-06-19
Monthly Salary: ‎₦50,000.00 - ‎₦100,000.00
Job position: Tenders Manager

Novateur Nigeria

NAIC House

Job description

Position Title:

Tenders Manager 

Creation Date:

March 2021

Last Update: 

June 2022

Line Manager:

Management Team


All Employees



Salary Band:

₦600,000 - ₦1,200,000 (Annually)

Key Relationships:

Employees, Management Team, and Vendors

Reporting Times:

Monday to Friday (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) 

Role Overview:

A Tenders Manager (TM) is responsible for creating and overseeing a bid – a detailed, costed, persuasive proposal – on behalf of one organization to gain a business contract or offer of work from another. Your role is to ensure that bids are successful at a price at which the organization can make a profit.

A Tender Manager typically provides a support role for the Marketing and Sales Team to gather intelligence on recent and upcoming bids and tenders. You are also involved in preparing all the tender documents and submission of these documents within the stipulated time period.

Basically, a TM keeps track of all bids and tenders (both locally and internationally) and applies to whichever tender the company will be eligible for upon discussion with the Management Team. You will also be involved in liaising with these organizations to quickly modify and keep track of the tender progress.

In addition to this, a tender can be called a bid, Request for Proposal (RFP), or Request for Quotation (RFQ).


  1. Meet up with the organization’s goals and targets. 
  2. Register and apply for both local and international tenders on the Tenders Portal.
  3. Liaise with external partners, like vendors, to ensure that the correct estimates are given. 
  4. Review of information about demands and derivation of supply and proposal preparations.
  5. Clarify tender conditions and manage the tender preparation.
  6. Monitor the tender management in order to ensure it is aligned with the organization's requirements.
  7. Contribute to cost and price calculations.
  8. Coordinate tender reviews and deadlines and adjust them to the frameworks given by the customers.
  9. Exhibit cooperation and teamwork amongst employees.
  10. Ensure that all tender documents to be submitted are complete.
  11. Fill tenders and follow instructions as it relates to the tenders. 
  12. Give clear and concise reports from tenders applied for.
  13. Conduct research and brainstorm key points to include in the tender.
  14. Follow up with tenders that have been submitted.
  15. Any other duty that may be required.

Experience Requirements:

  1. Experience working in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing, or related roles.
  2. Experience in Tender Management. 
  3. Proficient in the use of computer and IT tools as well as CRM software and any other software. 
  4. Understanding of Tender Management, Administration, and Labour Law.
  5. Extensive technical knowledge of how technology can be used to enhance business and tender operations.
  6. Strong communication, presentation, organizational, prioritization, time, and task management skills.
  7. Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors. 
  8. Work well under pressure, and with little to no supervision whilst achieving targets.

Competency  Requirements:

  1. BSc. in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing, or related.
  2. Minimum of 1 year in a similar role.
  3. Excellent managerial skills.
  4. Excellent presentation skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  6. Exemplary leadership skills.
  7. Strong communication skills (writing, reading, speaking, and listening).
  8. Highly Analytical.
  9. Tech-driven & Entrepreneurial at heart.
  10. IT Skills (Advanced).


  1. Integrity
  2. Highly organized 
  3. Presentable appearance
  4. Pleasant personality
  5. Attention to details
  6. Team player
  7. Problem-solving skills
  8. Target-driven and Result-oriented
  9. Innovative and Creative
  10. Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  11. Leadership Skills


  1. Business Development:
    1. Fill and submit tender: minimum of 5 (weekly).
    2. Source and review tender specifications and qualifications:  minimum of 5 (weekly).
    3. Successful tenders: 30% (monthly).


  1. Health & Wellness
    1. Employee assistance program focused on mental health.
  2. Financial Wellbeing
    1. Compensation for work successfully carried out
    2. Bonuses subject to management’s approval:
      1. 0.01% - 10%  performance bonus on client’s projects successfully executed.  
      2. 5% - 20% commission on new clients acquired from the post holder’s social capital.
    3. 1-on-1 Financial Coaching
  3. Flexibility & Time-Off
    1. Hybrid work environment up to 2 days/week subject to management's approval and needs of the business.
    2. Paid time off work post probation including vacation, bereavement, jury days, sick leave, parental leave, disability, and approved holidays.
    3. Remote work opportunities.
  4. Community & Personal Development
    1. Educational reimbursement for approved learning programs.
    2. Access to internal training.
    3. Unrestricted access to sell personal courses on the organization’s e-learning platform.
  5. Novateur Extras subject to Management’s approval
    1. Inspiring spaces to work & collaborate;
      1. Air-Conditioned Work Spaces
      2. Conference Room
      3. Small Meeting Areas
      4. Kitchen Area
      5. Entertainment Section fitted with a Pool Table, TV, Media Player, & Game Console,
      6. Internet-enabled computers & devices
      7. Email & Telephone Systems
      8. Restroom
      9. Printing & Photocopying Machines
      10. Stationery, Postage, & Packaging
      11. Daily Newspapers & Reference Books
    2. Access to top-notch work and productivity tools.
    3. Recognition & Rewards.
    4. Celebration of Special days & events subject to Management’s approval.
    5. Company-sponsored trips and travel.
    6. Expense reimbursement on substantiated company-related expenses with receipts.
    7. Career advice.


  1. Minimum of 18 months contract.
  2. Subject to 3 months probationary evaluation on the job at minimum salary band.
  3. 3 months' notice before resignation or termination. 
  4. Refund of 3 months salary in breach of 1,2,3 above. 
  5. Compulsory attendance of induction, quarterly scheduled training, and organization’s yearly retreat.
  6. Self-paced learning of how to use work and productivity tools within the probation period. 
  7. Access to a smartphone and internet connection. 
  8. Availability and reachability via phone and/or email. 
  9. Provision of Police report or background check.
  10. Provision of signed guarantor or reference from the previous place of work.
  11. Medical report for frequent sick leave beyond approved limits.
  12. Abide by all organization policies including but not limited to Employee Policy, Information Protection Policy, and ATIT.

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