HyperionDev is one of the largest providers of accelerated tech education in EMEA and one of the oldest providers of 'coding bootcamps' in the world. We work with top universities such as Imperial College London, The London School of Economics, The University of Edinburgh, and Stellenbosch University to deliver structured technical courses and bootcamps that accelerate people into fulfilling tech careers. We have been recognised as one of the top education technology scaleups in the world and gained the financial backing of Meta (previously Facebook) which recognised us as  the most socially impactful startup operating in Africa, where we initially started our work.

We are dedicated to closing the global tech skills gap and we achieve this by integrating tech education with human mentorship and expert code review powered by a workforce in Southern Africa, which lowers the cost of an accessible education in technology. This model has been successful, allowing us to reach millions of learners a year from over 60 countries. We have also partnered with government bodies such as the UK's Department for Education who provide scholarships for students to study on our bootcamps and gain employment at companies such as AstraZeneca and the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS).

We're backed by nearly 2000 investors, having raised the largest crowdfunding round of funding for an edtech company in history. As a primarily bootstrapped, profitable, and scale up tech business join us as we play our part in making the world a more stable, safer, and fair place.



We are looking for an experienced and versatile bid/tender manager to join our team.  You will be responsible for managing the requests for tender documents, acting as a subject matter expert when discussing the approach to the tender response and working side by side with the various specialists in the relevant teams, as well as writing tender responses for submission.

You will work closely with The Head of Strategy and the Partnerships Team In analysing the requirements and specifications for a bid, while accurately ensuring compliance. You must be highly skilled in tender preparation, market and product research, and hold strong corporate writing skills, as well as producing high quality visuals, presentations and documents. 



  • Supporting the Partnerships team in Identifying opportunities for bid submissions and raising with relevant stakeholders
  • Develop proposal templates and responses for complex proposal requests and build an internal library
  • Manage the bid / response process
  • Develop presentation packages and briefing documentation
  • Lead and / or participate in process improvement initiatives to increase efficiencies for proposal and presentation development
  • Analyse pertinent industry literature, drafts bid proposal copy and verify documentation
  • Interview technical subject matter experts to extract the right information for bid responses




  • At least 2 years of experience writing bid proposals in the private or public sector.
  • A tertiary qualification in Communications, Marketing, PR or related discipline. 
  • Proven ability to effectively manage a high volume of commercial tenders to varying timescales.
  • Strong knowledge of bid writing principles and ability to translate for a wide range of subject matters.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to clearly present a business rationale. 
  • High attention to detail coupled with high standards.
  • Ability to multitask with research projects, data analysis and coordination with the executive team.


  • At least 2 years of prior experience in a high growth company or tech startup.
  • Experience as a Bid Writer in the education / education technology industry.
  • Experience winning significant bids and government tenders for education projects in the UK and abroad. 
  • A track record of winning proposals within highly competitive markets.
  • 1-3 years corporate strategic and technical writing experience.



Flexible & remote working: We are a remote-friendly organisation and offer flexible work options.

Generous annual leave

Learn new tech skills: We offer our employees the opportunity to enrol part-time in our Coding Bootcamps.

Join the heart of tech in Africa, Europe and the US: You'll work with the best of the best and rub shoulders with the world leaders in edtech, developer education, and developer assessments. Join one of the most ambitious and highest performing tech companies in the space, with a management team that draws their former experience from companies such as Google, Amazon, GetSmarter/2U, Zando and Yoco. 

Life-changing work: Solve real problems that make education and tech careers accessible to those who need it most: you're allowed to brag about it.



We're a people-forward company with a purpose that underlines everything we do. We're obsessed with the potential in people and challenge them to do their best work. We embrace a culture of growth and learning to deliver on our vision and ours is a relentless quest for improvement.

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