Bid Coordinator

Richmond Fellowship
London (North)
10 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a natural born organiser? Do you thrive in a busy office working environment? Are you self-motivated, able to use your own initiative and have proven administrative experience? Would you like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with? Then join us as a Bid Coordinator. We are Recovery Focus, a new group of expert charities with the shared aim of inspiring individual recovery nationwide. Between us we’ve a track record of more than 200 years of developing and running personalised services that work with people with mental ill health, substance misuse and other complex needs to achieve their ambitions. Following a restructure of their business development team, one of our partners, Richmond Fellowship, is looking for a well-organised and proactive individual to join their successful bid team as a Bid Coordinator. You’ll be a key member of the business development team providing vital administrative support to the rest of the team on a national basis. This means taking responsibility for researching and identifying tender opportunities, coordinating bid management leads within the team and managing/updating business development team systems. A truly varied role, it will see you work closely with our Bid Managers and Head of Bid Management to ensure the completion of PQQs/SQs and timely submission of high quality bids. Liaising with Partnership Managers regarding retendering activity and the flow of information between the teams will also be important too. Qualified to at least QCF Level 3 or equivalent, you’ll need experience of creating, maintaining and updating administrative systems and processes and working with IT based data systems. What’s more, if you have experience of coordinating and supporting business development work, even better. Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines will be crucial, as is having strong attention to detail and clear and accurate written skills. We will also be looking for you to work well within a team covering a wide dispersed geography, be resilient and adaptable to change and willing to travel occasionally when required to attend meetings. In return, you can expect some great benefits, including 25 days' annual leave plus statutory bank holidays and a contributory pension scheme after a qualifying period. So, get inspired today. Visit our website and take the first steps towards a more fulfilling career. Please quote ref: 17/468 when applying. Closing Date: 14th January 2018 Interview Date: 22nd January 2018