Bid Co-ordinator

  • Manchester, UK
  • £33,000 - £35,000 per annum
  • Permanent

We seek an experienced Bid Co-ordinator to join our talented central bid team. The ideal candidate will focus on non-strategic bids in our Environment, Health & Safety & Technology Business Units, with a primary focus on the environment sector. They will coordinate and produce high quality response documents in accordance with our bid management process and to meet the requirements of the client.

Responsibilities also include bid planning, co-ordinating compliant responses from subject matter experts, document creation and development, organising reviews and approvals, and submission of the bid in line with client timescales.

The role will involve liaison with Opportunity Managers, subject matter experts, and other bid team members. Our ideal candidate for the Bid Co-ordinator role will have at least two years of relevant professional experience, demonstrate good organisational skills and abilities, have a high level of attention to detail and be able to work under pressure.

Job Title - Bid Co-Ordinator

Location - Manchester

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary - £35 000

Job Description:

What you'll be doing:

  • Organising and coordinating the activities necessary to produce and submit high quality compliant prequalification questionnaires and tenders associated with non-strategic opportunities.
  • The Bid Co-ordinator will support Bid Managers when required in responding to high priority and strategic tenders.
  • Monitoring e-portals to ensure our Business Development Community and Bid Teams have early sight of new opportunities and tender information.
  • Complying with our established bid management process, including establishing and maintaining opportunity specific Office365 data environments, establishing schedules of requirements, bid plans, and organising progress and quality reviews.
  • Actively help maintain our knowledge repository.
  • Advocating adoption of good practices and advising Opportunity Managers of gaps in information.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by organising and participating in lessons reviews and sharing lessons learned.

What we're looking for:

  • Good working knowledge and experience of coordinating non-strategic bids, adapting your approach to meet the complexity of the bid.
  • Requirements management: Be able to identify the client's needs to develop a schedule of requirements.
  • Planning and Scheduling: Be able to define the fundamental requirements of a bid and produce and maintain schedules of activities to realise the efficient delivery of a bid.
  • Resource management: Be able to identify the resources required to deliver a bid.
  • Quality management: Be able to plan and coordinate a quality management process to ensure the target quality of a bid is achieved.
  • Knowledge management: Be able to identify, share and promote best practices and lessons learned towards creating an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Practical experience of complying with governance requirements at various bid stage gates.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.

If you like what you have read so far

  • you feel this Company matches what you are looking for in a new career venture
  • would like a more detailed Job Description or would like to discuss the opportunity on the Bid Co-ordinator role further

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