An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bid Coordinator to join our successful Bid Services team. The ideal candidate will co-ordinate and produce bid response documents for PQQs and non-strategic bids to a high standard, in accordance with client requirements and in line with the Sodexo bid framework process.
Responsibilities include bid planning using agreed tools, document creation, population, compilation and control, and submission in line with client timescales.
High level of attention to detail and an ability to work under pressure are essential for this role.
As the Bid Coordinator, you will also have the opportunity to work on projects alongside the team including creative, print production and other initiatives.
This role does offer flexible working.
Co-ordinate bid production activities for non-strategic bid opportunities and prequalification questionnaires including reading and understanding client bid documentation, deadlines and submission requirements and consolidate content from contributors into the required format and flag gaps to sales lead.
Support segment sales and bid managers when required on strategic and high priority bids including setting up compliance matrix and project plan and supporting the Bid Manager with client interface and communication via e-portal
Maintain the bid framework standard model / toolkit, making sure that the latest documents are always available in the agreed location on O365 and on bid collaboration sites
Play an active role in managing our knowledge depository
Be flexible and agile to work on wider business projects and initiatives
The Ideal Candidate
Experience in working with senior management to manage delivery of timelines and outputs
A minimum of one year relevant professional experience in supporting business development
Proven capacity to effectively work within parameters of bid management processes
Demonstrated achievement in the coordination and production of bid submissions at RFI, RFP and presentation stages
Strong organisational skills and ability to manage small to medium sized tenders, precise scheduling and multiple and shifting priorities.
A good working knowledge of InDesign would be helpful
Flexible and Agile approach
Certified APMP Foundation level
£25,000 - £29,000 depending on experience + bonus
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