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Junior Bid Manager

  1. Security, aerospace & defence
  2. Cheltenham, Bristol
R-109997

Junior Bid Manager – West Country based.

Role Summary:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T) business unit for a Junior Bid Manager to join our existing Win Work team to help pursue the exciting business opportunities which underpin our growing business.

We are looking for a good team player with strong administration skills. The ideal candidate must have good communication skills, be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. The candidate must also be able to use their own initiative.

Requirements:

Qualifications-

  • Preferably educated to degree level, but not essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook.

Essential Criteria-

  • Previous experience in bid management through the procurement lifecycle.
  • Previous experience in the delivery of bids and proposals.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels in writing and verbally.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills with the ability to prioritise.
  • Calm when working under pressure.
  • Ability to work both individually and within a team environment.
  • Flexible on working hours and location as and when required.

Desirable Criteria-

  • Able to travel to other offices as and when required.
  • Experience in using SharePoint (preferable but not essential).
  • Experience in using a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) in a commercial environment to support the tracking and management of opportunities (preferable, but not essential).

Responsibilities:

  • To support the Market Bid Directors and other Bid Managers in the development of bid responses, in accordance with customer requirements, prompting the Bid team to ensure that commercial requirements and processes are addressed and completed in accordance with the Engineering Services Win Work Process.
  • To monitor and manage shared mailboxes and distribute emails accordingly.
  • To analyse and identify the suitability of opportunities received by emails and distribute them accordingly.
  • To log and update opportunities onto the CRM system.
  • Arrange meetings required during the bid process including PQQ/ITT kick-off meetings, stage gate reviews, storyboarding sessions, lessons learned etc.
  • Liaise with graphics as/when necessary to support bids.
  • Contribute to the bid knowledge library and undertake periodic reviews to ensure all content is up to date and applicable.
  • Provide support to any ad-hoc tasks as directed by Business Development Director, Client Directors and Client Managers.

Training:

AtkinsRéalis develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

Travel to other AtkinsRéalis UK offices will be required from time to time.

Clearance:

Clearance will be required.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the ADS&T Business Unit and deliver outstanding projects.We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence" and "Women in Aviation and Aerospace" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a top global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

AtkinsRéalis, is where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join. We're also a Silver Rating holder in the Aerospace & Defence sector, as per the Financial Times rating of the UK’s leading management consultants.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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