This exciting new role supports the Head of Bids and Tenders and the wider Bid Team in the production and development of business critical multi-million pound UK and international tenders. It will provide administrative support, co-ordinate and develop responses and supporting material to maintain and evolve the content library. The role will also ensure that bid deadlines are met through writing, editing, formatting and proofreading.
About the role
Some of your key accountabilities will include, daily horizon scanning/monitoring of government, commercial and public sector tender tracking websites/portal systems, identifying and flagging any new tender opportunities based on key criteria of automated alerts to the business. You will be required to assist with administering clarification questions/responses and submission of bids and undertake research projects as and when required.
In addition, you will write and review quality generic tender responses and some technical aspects with assistance from team members, ensuring content is error free and meets internal and customer deadlines through productive multi-tasking.
You will have the ability to work in close collaboration with colleagues and other teams that will provide key input/content/knowledge/review into tender submissions. Your willingness to learn is paramount, always possessing a ‘can do’ approach.
We would love you to have…
Experience of working on Bids and Tenders – proposal writing/copy writing.
Confident influencing skills, with an ability to problem solve creatively.
Experience in managing stakeholders to submit ensure market leading Bid and Tender responses.
Experienced in relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders.
Have excellent project management skills, ensuring that all tender submissions are treated as projects requiring co-ordination of inputs from numerous contributors against tight deadlines.
Previous experience or working knowledge of the Further Education industry would be advantageous but not essential.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Ability to conceptualise and think creatively.
An eye for good design.
Our Story & Mission
The City & Guilds Group is a global leader in skills development. Our purpose is the same as it has always been, to enable people and organisations to develop their skills for personal and economic growth. What we do is about more than skills, or qualifications, or jobs. Backed by a Royal Charter, we have more than 135 years of experience in making sure that people can contribute to successful businesses and thriving economies. Made up of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, DigitalMe, The Oxford Group and e3Learning we work with education providers, businesses and governments in over 80 countries, to provide work-relevant education and training in 26 industries.
At The City & Guilds Group our success is driven by the people we work with. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer an equal opportunity to all our staff and we value diversity within our inclusive culture. We recognise that a diverse workforce is the only way we will achieve our ambitious business goals, and therefore work in a very flexible way to accommodate everyone.
What we Offer
We offer the opportunity to work in a large, fast-paced, engaging environment with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.
Working for us means working for an innovative, purpose-leading organisation. You’ll be entitled to an excellent Total Reward Package which typically includes – a great base salary, 25 days holiday, a defined pension scheme, life assurance, and much more!
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As part of the application we will send you one of our game based exercises to complete separately, which is fun and interactive. This will enable us to see if you have some of the skills and behaviours you need to succeed within our organisation.