BID EXECUTIVE - Bury St Edmunds
The Atalian Servest workforce is made up of 30,000 passionate, responsive, and knowledgeable colleagues, all of whom deliver sustainable and award-winning FM solutions to our clients.
Our corporate departments support our operational divisions and ensure we can provide an exceptional level of service to our clients. With various career paths available, our office-based teams are essential to our award-winning service delivery.
As Bid Executive you will support the performance of a high performing sectorised bid team designed to facilitate and support the successful winning of new and existing business across the UK and Ireland.
As an outstanding administrator you will play a key role in assisting the team to ensure that all bid documents and business development literature is prepared and presented not only to the highest possible standards but on time - often within challenging deadlines. Key to success in the role will be the following traits:
• Robust disposition
You will be at your best when you're working under pressure and in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. This role calls for someone who can react as deadlines and priorities change; Someone with resilience and a tenacity to get the job done whilst never compromising on quality.
Informal hybrid / flexible working arrangements
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Free fruit in our offices
Subsidised vending machines
Access to 'Wagestream' - a financial well-being tool
After 2 years working with us, you'll get your birthday off work!
Employee Referral Scheme (if you refer a successful candidate to one of our vacancies)
Wide range of retail discounts
Regular social and charity events held in our offices
Get involved in charity events in the local community
Option to work from home 2 days a week
Discounted gym membership
Eye test £25 voucher and up to £100 towards glasses
Join our Cycle to Work scheme via salary sacrifice
Access to "CHROMA", our internal colleague-led diversity and inclusion community - join a committee or take part in our D&I initiatives and events
Access to internal Mental Health First Aiders
Career development and recognition
Immediate access to "Opportunity" our internal Learning and Development platform
Required professional membership fees paid for
Opportunity to win monthly Atalian Servest Superstar Awards
Long service awards
Management of the central Client Solutions mailbox, including basic tender management duties
Reviewing new business opportunities as they arrive, forwarding relevant opportunities to the appropriate business development teams
Taking ownership of the PQQ / RFI process - This includes downloading, collating, preparing, completing and submitting associated documents ahead of deadlines
Thoroughly proof-reading materials to ensure information is grammatically correct, well-researched, and without spelling errors
Making certain that all proposals are formatted correctly to comply with company brand guidelines / internal quality guidelines and meet customer requirements
Ensuring that our in-house bid process is understood and implemented to ensure that quality, commercial and legal requirements are consistently met
Taking ownership of client portals - Including dealing with daily alerts and maintenance of portal logins
Providing general administrative support to Client Solutions and the supporting business development teams, as required
To develop a deep knowledge of the Atalian Servest group, building both horizontal and vertical relationships with business leaders to facilitate bidding
Researching potential clients and developing an understanding of their requirements
Create written content which is persuasive and informative
Graduate or equivalent, but this is not essential. You must have excellent written communication skills, specifically the use of grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary and you'll have an eye for presentation of text.
An exceptional administrator - you will have extraordinarily high standards and will demonstrate meticulous attention to detail.
Experience gained within a sales or marketing environment would be advantageous.
Your organisation and prioritisation skills will be second-to-none.
Candidates with an understanding of the bid process would be highly desirable as you'll have an excellent knowledge base on which to build. This is not essential but individuals with this pre-existing knowledge may find it a bit easier to get to grips with the role.
Impeccable time management, allowing prioritisation of a complex and varied workload.
Excellent communication, written and spoken English essential with the ability to spot and correct spelling and grammatical errors in text written by others and create compelling text themselves.
The creative skills and vision to generate compelling content and produce graphics to replace wording, where appropriate.
Excellent interpersonal skills in communicating with staff at all levels with the ability to form strong working relationships.
Ability to work accurately with an eye for detail.
Ability to work as part of a team, with a flexible approach to work.
Proactive, hardworking and flexible when approaching challenging deadlines.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Up to £28,000.00 per year
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Are you eligible to work within the UK
Writing Bids: 1 year (preferred)
Work Location: Hybrid remote in BURY ST. EDMUNDS