Bid Assistant

Bid Assistant

  • St Albans
  • £25-30,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: £25-30,000

Bid Assistant 

Our client are well-established and financially secure c£60m turnover main building contractor that undertake construction, refurbishment and fit- out projects within the education, higher education / further education, healthcare, commercial and community sectors.

Delivered through their General Contracting and Interiors Divisions, projects typically range between £500k to £8m throughout London and surrounding Home Counties.

Role and Key Responsibilities: Bid Assistant 

Based at the head office in Hertfordshire, you will support the bid management team by facilitating the ‘work winning’ process, with a primary focus on assisting in the preparation of high-quality bids and proposals, ensuring they align with client requirements.
You will work under the guidance of their bid team and report to the Senior Business Development Manager who is responsible for the business’s bid and business development functions, which are ultimately overseen by the Pre-Construction Director.

Duties will include:

• Providing support to bid management team, assisting in the creation of comprehensive bid documents such as project case studies, team CVs and other company literature
• Assist in the development and maintenance of bid templates and bid library content
• Collaborate with technical teams and external stakeholders to obtain information for bid responses, along with conducting market research on industry trends and client requirements
• Work closely with bid team to meet deadlines, develop and maintain bid schedules
• Ensure all bid documents are stored and organised in a systematic manner within our filing structure
• Collaborate with business development, estimating, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and project teams to gather information for bids
• Obtaining, reviewing and recording bid feedback for continuous improvement

The right person – Bid Assistant 

  • Excellent time management skills to meet tender deadlines and deal with clarifications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of InDesign would be beneficial, but not essential
  • This role will suit someone ideally with knowledge of the UK construction industry and bidding processes, who will embrace the training, support and opportunity to develop a career within a thriving main contractor