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Proposal/Bid Manager, Concord, ON

Location:  Concord, ON, CA, L4K 5W1
Company:  OBE-Engineering Products-Eastern Region



Job ID:  127965


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Role Description


The primary responsibility of the Bid Manager is to own the end to end process for the management of proposals, expressions of interest and budgets.  Working in conjuction with experienced Senior Department Managers they will lead every stage of document development from defining the bid scope with customers, verifying capacity, creating the solutions with internal leaders and finalizing presentations/bid packages.  Upon successful award of contracts, the Bid Manager will act as a leadership liaison for the schedule, budget and scope management until completion of performance mock-ups.




  • Manage project plans that reflect safety, innovation and industry leading best practices.
  • Champion and deliver a winning bid through effective leadership, inspiration and support of the bid team.
  • In conjuction with Executive Management agree to bid strategies for proposals including required levels of support from the wider organization and departments through bid strategy meetings.
  • Ensure appropriate input from all internal and partner stakeholders to achieve a tender submission and contract award that meets the demands of the OBE Toronto EGS requirements.
  • In conjuction with Sales Manager and Estimating Manager, ensure all required deliverables on tenders are delivered on scope.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge regarding the execution efficiency and difficulties faced by current company operations and projects for use in future tenders.
  • Plan document ownership, organize and chair team reviews and conference calls as required meeting submission critical path timelines and milestones.  Chase and coordinate as required.
  • Clear communication with all clients, maintain positive and effective relationships with customers and partners.


Project Specific Responsibilities/Functions


  • Leadership for delivering a project proposals that conforms to the company objectives and strategic plan.
  • Attend and participate in sales initiatives and all preconstruction service duties as required.
  • Provide oversight that estimate packages are accurate, complete, and reflect the actual requirements of the project.
  • Reviews proposal drafts and final versions for responsiveness to RFP, thoroughness, staffing, financial considerations, quality and effective design and layout.
  • Develop accountable schedules and budgets with cross- department input.
  • Maintain, manage and update realistic preliminary project schedules and budgets through design phase of project.
  • Manage resources to appease the project during budgeting, pre-construction, sales, estimating and design assist efforts; through to project commercialization and approved mockup.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate project risk and effectively meet technical, schedule and financial deliverables as required.
  • Organize and lead the transition of project operations between sales-to-estimating-to project management.
  • Identify and control contract documentation, scope of work, terms/conditions etc.
  • Liaison with Project Management for tenure of preconstruction through to completion of design services.
  • Ensure extras and credits during Design Phase are captured and documented with Project Manager.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

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