Bids Executive Job Vacancy in Kenya

Kobby Technologies

Position Title: Bids Executive

Kobby Technologies ( was founded in 2015 as a provider of ICT services that help organizations get the maximum value from their IT investment.

We are a young, progressive and dynamic firm whose employees have a wealth of experience ICT disciplines and who are driven by the desire to provide consultancy advice that is responsive to our client needs.

We build relationships by providing services based on quality and integrity. We are particularly focused on ensuring that our work and the development of our business, benefits the countries in which we work.

In addition, we have a strategy and client service philosophy that ensures that our clients receive high quality service delivery.

We have partnered with industry OEMs such as Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, VMware, SUSE, Micro Focus and Symantec to stay ahead of technology and offer unparalleled skills to our clients.

We offer technical professional services to organizations in the Public Sector, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Humanitarian, Telcos, Manufacturing, Distribution and FMCG.

Kobby has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, with operations spreading across the Eastern African region with a presence in Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

In line with our growth strategy, we would like to fill the following vacancy:

Engagement: Full-time

Reporting to: Head of Sales

Probation Period: 3 months

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyzing tender document/identifying opportunities on which to submit bids and feeding into the decision over whether to bid for the work.
  • Devising a successful strategy for winning a bid, including pinpointing the unique selling points (Key differentiators), knowing the company’s operating and profit margins and understanding the clients’ specific requirements
  • Planning bid preparation to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Researching, writing and/or checking proposals.
  • Working with key members of the project team and the client organization to obtain the information required to compile the bid.
  • Assessing and addressing the technical and commercial risks relating to the bid you are working on.
  • Preparing case studies and other reference materials.
  • Editing or rewriting previous tenders to reuse relevant material.
  • Collating materials provided by various departments and ensuring a uniform tone across the overall document.
  • Ensuring that the bid is accurate and delivered on time, If the bid is successful, briefing the teams who will carry out the project work.

Required Skills / Experience

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Showing proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience as a bid/freelance writer is advantageous.
  • Excellent industry knowledge and a willingness to keep up with trends.
  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail.
  • Deadline-driven and committed to excellence.
  • Demonstrating previous exposure to contracts and an understanding of basic contract language.
  • Showing an understanding of the bid process.
  • Knowledge of document management methods.
  • Knowledge of IT and business.
  • Experience working for an Oracle/Microsoft partner is an added advantage.
  • Experience managing sales pipeline with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales.
  • Ability to learn systems quickly and assist others in learning best practices.
  • Willingness to travel

To apply send your CV to by 12th November 2023.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis.

Kindly indicate BIDS EXECUTIVE as the email subject.