Bid Coordinator

  • Location
    Yeovil, Somerset
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: Bid Coordinator

LOCATION: Yeovil, Somerset

SALARY: £20,000 - £25,000 PA DOE

HOURS: Full time, Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm

BENEFITS: Unlimited Holiday Provision, Peer Review Bonus Input (up to 50% over base salary), flexible working hours, Company Vehicle, Laptop & Mobile, lunch provided, breakfast and evening meal also provided when travelling or working early / late, career development plan including training, Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme and extended career opportunities.

THE COMPANY: A highly established, reputable and innovative construction company that operates on a national level. This company is extremely people focused and provide a fantastic working culture with great company values. They aim to recruit ambitious people and strive for continuous development, providing a supportive working environment that rewards effort and achievements. They offer a sociable and welcoming office with lots of character including pool table and modern social area to promote team collaboration. They are a specialist in their field, with a modern and innovative brand.

THE ROLE: You will be responsible for supporting the Bid Writers to produce exceptionally written submissions for bids in a clear and compelling manner to express competitive advantage and to address any client questions effectively.


  • Supporting the bid process ensuring all relevant parties are kept fully informed of their requirements and progress. This includes planning and advising of the bid activities and resources available for the pipeline of work.

  • Coordinating finding new opportunities, qualifying these to ensure they are relevant to bid for, managing the team workload and facilitating efficient communication with clients and bid team.

  • Providing support and taking ownership of populating generic organisational content into Selection Questionnaires, Requests for Information chasing suppliers and contractor pricing and other information to support bid submissions to actively take pressure off the bid writing team.

  • Taking a proactive role in sales and pre-tender meetings with the Bid Team.

  • Researching prospective customers to support writing a compelling bid.

  • Key involvement in post contract award/loss stage to obtain full evaluation of bid successes and lessons learnt.


The role is suited to any ambitious administrator or coordinator looking to progress their experience. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic person, someone who wants to prove they can do outstanding work, yet keen to learn and willing to help and have fun as part of the team.

You will need to have a keen eye for detail, exceptional written English and good overall computer skills. If you are currently working in a role that requires a skill for negotiating - perhaps in a sales environment, then this could be an exciting next step for you.

Full support and training will be provided for the role, but personality really is key to success! If you have the capability to learn, the accuracy to support with written bids and the power of negotiation then this is the role for you!

NEXT STEPS…To apply for this position please do so online or email your CV directly to . To chat about the role prior to application please call Debbie Searle on 01823 285440.

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