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Tender Support Executive/Bid Coordinator

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location   England (South East)
Town/City   Wallingford
Salary   £28,200 - £32,000
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   03/02/2019
Company Name   Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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NERC is a partner organisation within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entitythat brings together nine partnersto create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. 

About the role

CEH’s Business Development function provides a range of business and research support activities across the organisation with the goal of increasing our financial sustainability. CEH’s Tender Support team provides material support on research proposal and tender preparation to improve the quality and outcomes of CEH bids, enable improved marketing capability, and maintain existing, and secure new customer relationships. An experienced Tender Support Executive/Bid Coordinator, who will also manage the day-to-day activities of our Tender Support Team, is being sought to support this ongoing initiative.

As a Tender Support Executive, you will be responsible for tracking opportunities for grants, tenders and proposals from a range of customers across the public, private, third and international sectors and will plan, draft and coordinate responses to bids. You will need to be able to review the customer’s requirements, ensuring CEH is in the best position to be successful.

About you

you will hold a degree in an environmental or business subject and/or a Master’s degree, or the equivalent level of knowledge and proven ability

you will have some bid coordination and management experience in a professional services environment, with proven skills in assessing bid competitiveness and addressing and complying with call-specific information

you will work collaboratively with colleagues and others within and outside the organisation. You will be able to effectively manage your team, customers and partners and gather bid content from a range of stakeholders

strong writing and proof reading skills are vital and expertise with MS Excel, Access and Power BI would be an excellent advantage.

What we offer

NERC offer a public sector pension scheme, 30 days’ annual leave and 10½ days’ public and privilege holiday per annum. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and will encourage your continuing professional development as part of our career support. NERC has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under represented and their applications are particularly welcomed. Guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with disabilities.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.

Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services, to apply please click here. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000. 

The closing date for applications is 3rd February 2019.


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