AECOM Apprentice Bid Coordinator - Leeds, UK in Leeds, United Kingdom
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Position Title Apprentice Bid Coordinator - Leeds, UK
United Kingdom - West Yorkshire
This is a permanent full-time Apprentice role, ideally suited to school leavers.
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.
Our Environment & Ground Engineering team is currently looking to recruit a Bid Coordinator to support the Bid Team who is located in Leeds, Wimbledon and Basingstoke.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a student to receive on-the-job training, within a multi-national, dynamic and fast moving corporate environment, whilst continuing part time studies (approx. one day per week, depending on the provider) at a recognised college in order to hone academic skills (ensuring real opportunities for personal growth and career progression). Successful applicants will continually develop their bid coordination skills and will be managed by the Lead Bid Manager who will also provide mentoring during the development period (typically over three years). Your study will be funded – whilst you earn an income as a permanent employee of AECOM.
Our Apprenticeship and Trainee positions are open to school leavers and those seeking a career change - this is an immediate fill role with a view to enrolling on the identified course Sept 2018.
Applicants must be willing to progress their career by undertaking a day release course at a Further Education college to study a relevant Marketing, English, Business Management qualification (likely to be a BTEC level 3 Business and Marketing at local college Leeds area) where the opportunity may exist to obtain professional membership of a relevant Institution.
Starting as a Bid Coordinator you will be assisting internal customers with bidding related issues; you will gain knowledge, skills and expertise. This permanent role will report to the Lead Bid Manager and may require some travel in the future to support other offices within the region.
Receive all tender alerts relevant to the E&GE business and distribute such alerts to the relevant technical teams;
Review and update our current tender portal registration list;
Download all tender documents as and when required;
Assist in the preparation of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ's), bids and tender submissions;
Formatting of tenders and CVs to ensure quality and consistency;
Assist Lead Bid Manager in keeping the workload spreadsheet up to date;
Creates Project Descriptions Sheets after project completion;
Takes responsibility to deliver commitments;
Ensure that all bid filing (electronic and hard copy) follows a consistent and clear format;
Document control of collateral and bid material (hard copies and e-versions)
Assists in producing winning proposals, presentations and qualification materials in response to client solicitations;
Updates the E&GE company Information and model answers folder;
Ad hoc requests as and when
No previous work experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to recent school/college leavers who meet the following requirements:
At least 3 GCSE grade C + in English, Maths and ICT
Solid written and verbal communication skills
An organised and systematic approach to problem solving;
Strong attention to detail - taking personal pride and responsibility for all aspects within their control;
Understands the importance of client focus;
Motivated to achieve a career in bidding;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
Knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop would be a plus;
Ability to work in a team and meet deadlines;
Good time management - Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 184442BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.