Bid Consultant
Key Appointments
Leeds, Yorkshire
2d ago

Due to continued growth, this successful and well-respected Bid and Tender Consultancy business is now looking for a Bid Consultant to join their professional and friendly team in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

As a Bid Consultant, you will support business development activity and work closely with a diverse range of organisations.

We are ideally looking for a high calibre graduate with 2-3 years’ experience as a bid manager / writer (or similar role) to join our team on a permanent full-time basis.

This is an excellent long-term development opportunity for candidates who are keen to develop and enhance their business skills in a dynamic environment including proposal / tender writing, strategic consultancy, training and sales.

The successful candidate will receive an excellent package and extensive training / mentoring, enabling them to develop and evolve with the business long term.

Role and Responsibilities :

  • Initially you will be predominantly office based, acting as a point of contact for customer queries;
  • Respond to customer queries, building close and trusted relationships with our customers;
  • Support preparations for upcoming training courses;
  • Support customers in developing their business development and bidding processes;
  • Support our social media / google marketing campaigns and undertake business development / prospecting activities;
  • Use online procurement portals, identifying and sharing possible tender opportunities for both Impart and our customers;
  • Initially support and ultimately lead / manage tenders on behalf of our customers; activities include : Managing subject matter experts through the tender production process, ensuring the resultant response is compelling and high scoring;
  • Utilising various tools to assist subject matter experts with the production of their answers; Reviewing / editing answers and providing written / oral feedback and guidance;
  • Participating in a variety of customer meetings;
  • Portal management;
  • Support customers in preparing for presentations; activities include facilitating meetings, preparing slide content and observing and feeding back on dummy presentations.
  • Skills and Experience :

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a bid management / writing (or similar) role
  • University graduate in a relevant discipline;
  • Have a keen interest in business;
  • Excellent proof reading and written communications skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage and prioritise workload effectively;
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to deal with people at all levels;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Strong customer focus and desire to help them win;
  • Highly capable user of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Job Details;
  • Hours : Full time, permanent; Mon to Fri, 9am to 5 : 30pm (37.5 hours per week)
  • Location : Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary : £35,000 - £40,000, dependent on experience
  • Pension scheme
  • Bonus linked to Company performance
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Mobile phone
  • To apply for this role, please apply with an up to date CV detailing how your experience matches the requirement of the role.

    Key Appointments UK Ltd will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application.

    This includes, skills, experience, education and location.

    Unfortunately, we are unable to provide specific feedback to applicants who are not successful. If you are not shortlisted for this role, your CV and personal data will be deleted from our system after 90 days.

    We would however encourage you to continue to apply for future positions.

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    Key Appointments UK Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

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