About Colas Ltd
Colas Ltd is a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people.
We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products.
We hold a Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.
Colas Talent Programme Overview
The Colas Graduate programme is a two- or three-year structured development programme designed to ensure graduates gain the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to make the transition from academic life to business life.
We have specially designed the programme to expose the graduates to a wide range of opportunities and experiences, allowing them to gather the needed attributes to qualify for membership of the professional body for their chosen profession, whilst adding operational value to the business and its strategic aims.
About the Role
To be part of a Bidding Team in assisting with the preparation and completion of prequalification and tender submissions as required.
Key tasks include client research, document reviews, answer planning, storyboarding, quality submission construction, and taking review feedback on board to ensure continuous improvement .
We are looking for a flexible and motivated graduate who has a genuine passion for Bid Writing, and has a desire to develop their existing skills and acquire new technical competences to enhance their personal and team capabilities.
Salary & Benefits
As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas are also offering some great benefits with this role, which include :
As part of our recruitment process for our new 2021 Talent programme at Colas, we want to learn more about you! Please can you provide answers to the following two questions, along with your CV and covering letter and send to our Recruitment team at
Tell us about a time you've demonstrated excellent team work skills - what part did you play and what did you achieve as a team as a result?
Tell us about something you have personally achieved that you are particularly proud of
Once your application has been submitted, a member of the recruitment team will be in touch to discuss next steps and tell you more about our brand new talent programme!
Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders.
Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.
Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.