Bid Support Executive - Stratford-Upon-Avon

To £28k - Healthcare - Marketing
Ref: 700 Date Posted: Monday 28 Jun 2021
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Suitable for: Bid Support Executive / Junior Bid Writer / Bid Support Administrator / Sales Support with Bid Experience

Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon

Salary: To £28k

Our client is a successful software supplier within the healthcare sector creating products that change communication and improve efficiency within the sector. They have an immediate requirement for a Bid Support Executive / Junior Bid Writer / Bid Support Administrator / Sales Support with Bid Experience to join their team.

The successful candidate would be responsible for providing bid support and assisting the Bid Team in the management of individual bids and tenders, from the point of formal tender to contract closure, maximising the quality of the bid and therefore giving the company the best possible chance of success.

Experience/Skills/Attributes:

As Bid Support Executive / Junior Bid Writer / Bid Support Administrator / Sales Support with Bid Experience Executive the following Experience/Skills are essential:

  • Min 1 years experience as a Bid Support Executive / Junior Bid Writer / Bid Support Administrator / Sales Support with Bid Experience
  • Some domain knowledge - healthcare and/or IT - an advantage
  • Education to degree level would be an advantage
  • Technical skills (MS Office)
  • Ability to learn and gain sufficient market and product knowledge to evaluate others’ content for accuracy and sales effectiveness

The Role:

As Bid Support Executive / Junior Bid Writer / Bid Support Administrator / Sales Support with Bid Experience this is an entry-level bid management role that will include, but not be limited to the following:

Bid Support Tasks:

  • Tracking Contracts Advance and similar to identify bidding opportunities
  • Updating the appropriate IT systems (and assisting others to do the same), including Dynamics CRM, SharePoint, QVidian, etc
  • Dealing with incoming web/email sales enquiries and ensure that these are appropriately routed to colleagues and dealt with
  • General assistance and document management for all sales, bidding and tendering and commercial/contractual activities
  • Preparation and distribution of minutes of Bid Team meetings

Assisting Bid Manager tasks:-

  • Acting or deputising as the main point of contact, both for the procuring authority and internally
  • Project managing the bid through its various stages, ensuring that the appropriate inputs are received, reviewed and submitted, and that all activities are completed according to the company’s standards and in line with the bid management methodology
  • Ensuring that the appropriate bid process is followed and that bid control documentation is completed, uploaded to our SharePoint site and that relevant information is recorded on the CRM
  • Organising bid kick-off meetings and other related/subsequent meetings and calls
  • Ensuring that written Tender Responses are completed, produced and submitted at all stages of the procurement (e.g. Supplier-Qualification Questionnaire (SQQ), Invitation to Tender (ITT), Best and Final Offer (BAFO) etc.)
  • Management of all bid documents, ensuring that the shared document repository (SharePoint) is kept up-to-date;
  • Writing / authoring content

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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