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Bid Coordination Apprentice


Aecom
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
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United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, South East, St Albans, Hertfordshire, South East

Job Summary

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.2 billion in fiscal year 2020. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and -*******

Our Consulting team is currently looking to recruit a Bid Coordination Apprentice to support the Work Winning Team within our St Albans, Hertfordshire, South East and Birmingham offices. 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 whilst being allocated a senior member of the bid team who will 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.

Starting as a Bid Coordination Apprentice you will be assisting internal customers with bidding activities. This permanent role will report to the Bid Manager and may require some travel in the future to support other offices across the UK. Applicants must be willing to progress their career by undertaking a day release course at a Further Education college to study a relevant course where the opportunity may exist to obtain professional membership of a relevant Institution.

Key Responsibilities will include:

*

Assisting Bid Manager in monitoring progress of submissions, bid programme and budget - consolidating bids, and opportunities tracking and reporting

*

Assisting in the preparation of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires, bids and tender submissions using desk-top publishing software for a professional look (training will be provided)

*

Assisting the Bid Manager with development of collateral and bid material processes to ease bid effort

*

Working with the Bid Team to understand what the client wants from the project and using this knowledge during the bid stage

*

Assisting with organisation and delivery of Bid Strategy Workshops

*

Assisting in producing winning proposals, presentations and qualification materials in response to client requests

*

Review and format all bid deliverables, providing a pre-submission control point to ensure quality and consistency of product

*

Editing and proof reading tender and bid documentation before submission

*

Inputting data to our Client Relationship Management tool (Salesforce) – training will be provided – and coordinating regular Salesforce updates, whilst ensuring that the information is current and accurate

*

Ensuring 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)

Minimum Requirements

No previous work experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to recent school/college leavers who meet the following requirements:

*

A minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade C or above including English and Mathematics

*

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

*

Ability to work in a team and meet deadlines

*

Good time management - Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment

*

Understands the importance of client focus

*

Motivated to achieve a career in work winning

*

Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

*

Knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop would be an advantage but not essential;

Preferred Qualifications

.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251318BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

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.
United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, South East, St Albans, Hertfordshire, South East

Job Summary

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.2 billion in fiscal year 2020. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and -*******

Our Consulting team is currently looking to recruit a Bid Coordination Apprentice to support the Work Winning Team within our St Albans, Hertfordshire, South East and Birmingham offices. 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 whilst being allocated a senior member of the bid team who will 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.

Starting as a Bid Coordination Apprentice you will be assisting internal customers with bidding activities. This permanent role will report to the Bid Manager and may require some travel in the future to support other offices across the UK. Applicants must be willing to progress their career by undertaking a day release course at a Further Education college to study a relevant course where the opportunity may exist to obtain professional membership of a relevant Institution.

Key Responsibilities will include:

*

Assisting Bid Manager in monitoring progress of submissions, bid programme and budget - consolidating bids, and opportunities tracking and reporting

*

Assisting in the preparation of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires, bids and tender submissions using desk-top publishing software for a professional look (training will be provided)

*

Assisting the Bid Manager with development of collateral and bid material processes to ease bid effort

*

Working with the Bid Team to understand what the client wants from the project and using this knowledge during the bid stage

*

Assisting with organisation and delivery of Bid Strategy Workshops

*

Assisting in producing winning proposals, presentations and qualification materials in response to client requests

*

Review and format all bid deliverables, providing a pre-submission control point to ensure quality and consistency of product

*

Editing and proof reading tender and bid documentation before submission

*

Inputting data to our Client Relationship Management tool (Salesforce) – training will be provided – and coordinating regular Salesforce updates, whilst ensuring that the information is current and accurate

*

Ensuring 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)

Minimum Requirements

No previous work experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to recent school/college leavers who meet the following requirements:

*

A minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade C or above including English and Mathematics

*

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

*

Ability to work in a team and meet deadlines

*

Good time management - Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment

*

Understands the importance of client focus

*

Motivated to achieve a career in work winning

*

Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

*

Knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop would be an advantage but not essential;

Preferred Qualifications

.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251318BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

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.
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