Job Details

Bid Coordinator

Ref: VAC-16923
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Region: South East
  • Location: Sutton
  • Industry: Security and Surveillance
  • Discipline: Bid Executive
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Our client, a leading security firm are looking to recruit a Bid Coordinator to join their team in Sutton, Surrey.

The successful Bid Coordinator will be part of the Sales and Commercial function where you will be the responsible to manage bids of moderate to high complexity from inception to completion, and to provide support to larger strategic bids.

Bid Coordinator needs to be capable of managing large amounts of information from a wide range of people and sources across the business, therefore excellent interpersonal skills, organisational skills and perseverance are essential.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
” Managing each opportunity from inception to completion on behalf of, and in conjunction with, opportunity owners from both a commercial and contractual perspective.
” Contributing to the development of a win strategy and win themes.
” Writing persuasive bid documents that meet customer requirements and hot spots.
” Building excellent relationships with the sales team and senior business representatives.
” Liaising with key subject matter experts throughout the organisation and our partner organisations to meet bid requirements.
” Actively supporting the bid team to build the team into a high performing unit.
” Sharing ideas to further improve bid methodology and bid team performance.
” Keeping up-to-date with industry best practice and approaches.

Person Specification
” Demonstrates good commercial thinking to understand the potential client’s needs and business issues.
” Ideally has public sector bidding experience and knowledge of using portals.
” Excellent writing skills are essential.
” Strong IT skills, particularly MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is essential.
” Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and resourceful.
” Manages own time and completes multiple tasks / assignments with potentially competing deadlines is essential.

Should this position be of interest, please contact Lisa Easthope on 0208 9732465 /