Bid Coordinator

AM Recruitment
Durham, UK
17 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Bid Co-ordinator

Our client are an award-winning practice looking for an outstanding Bid Co-ordinator who will co-ordinate the full bid process and whom will also be responsible for the efficient, effective and safe supervision of the practice and ensure the well-being of staff and clients. They will be an expert at ensuring the office runs smoothly by taking care of the facilities and managing the office administration as well as providing assistance in the business development.

Key Skills

Reliability, discretion and confidentiality

Ability to adapt and improvise

Communication, negotiation and relationship building skills

Organisational skills

Problem solving skills


Leadership and the ability to make things happen

Budgeting skills

Attention to detail

Make sure tasks are completed on time and done well

Positive attitude and warm demeanour - first impressions

Be proactive and anticipate future needs

Emotional intelligence

Software and Knowledge

Ideally, the candidate have at least 5 years' experience in a Bid Co-ordinator role, together with office management experience within an architectural practice or the construction sector and be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint & Excel), Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign and Photoshop.

The candidate will be an excellent verbal and written communicator with a strong attention to detail along with being highly organised, proactive and professional. Being trained in first aid will be an extra bonus.

Core Duties include (but are not limited to):

* Bid Co-ordination & Marketing (priority tasks)

* Co-ordination of the bid process from receipt through to submission, which includes the design of quality submissions to compliment the fee submission.

* Administering and completion of PQQs and competition entries

* Researching opportunities via various online portals

* Structure breakdown historic bid information to assist future bids

* Updating company CVs and case studies

* Maintaining and updating the bid library

* Preparation of high quality Powerpoint presentations

* Assisting in graphic presentation of written architectural documents

* Assisting in writing schedules and other documents

* Production of marketing literature including brochures, flyers, newsletters etc

* Ensuring the website and company's social media accounts are updated including Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram

* Office Supervision

* Supervision of the administration staff to ensure office efficiency and organisation

* Operate the office Management Systems (Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental), and ensure its correct use through regular internal and external audits.

* Health and Safety administration.

* Carry out internal audits and actively participate in external audits.

* Manage the Operating Systems within the office to maintain compliance.

* Generally supporting the office efficiency and organisation

* Managing the CRM database (Rapport), ensuring it is kept up to date

* Induction of new employees

* Organising diary appointments

* Organising company events

* Dealing with correspondence and queries

* Preparing letters, presentations and reports

* Ensuring company registrations are up to date

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