Bid Assistant

Bid Assistant

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious individual to join our Corporate Bid Team, based in our Redditch office.

Bid Assistant

Location:  UK, Redditch

The Role

The Bid Assistant position is focused on the ongoing creation of client and prospect proposal documents to be used by the sales and account management teams, while also supporting the wider Bid team.

Responsibilities

  • Produce accurate proposal documents from pre-agreed templates;
  • Prioritise urgent requests to ensure all deadlines are met;
  • Help to create bespoke proposal documentation where required;
  • Update database and spreadsheets to track workload;
  • Produce a monthly report highlighting proposals generated and success rate;
  • Liaise with marketing and sales colleagues;
  • Update proposal templates as our service offering develops;
  • Where required, assist with first stage tender documentation such as PQQs and RFIs;
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the wider Sales team as and when required.

Personal Qualities, Aptitudes, and Skills

  • The ideal candidate will have had previous experience in a similar role;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Professional outlook;
  • First class organisation skills, able to prioritise varying workloads;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Confident with MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • The role requires an individual who is an excellent team player with a friendly disposition;
  • Ideally degree educated.

Additional information

  • Proof of eligibility to work within the UK;
  • References to cover last 5 years’ employment.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering email to recruitment@utilitywise.com.

The Company

As one of the UK’s leading business utilities consultancies, Utilitywise advises c.40,000 customers, helping them get the most value from their utilities through better procurement and efficiency services.

Having grown from a start-up business in 2006 to managing an effective IPO in 2012, Utilitywise understands the needs and concerns of all businesses, regardless of their size or sector. The plc works with clients ranging from James Whyte Joiner to the University of Bradford.

Utilitywise aims to debunk the myths that exist around utilities and support businesses across the UK to spend less time worrying about utilities so they can spend more time running their companies. In 2016 Utilitywise was named an OEM partner by Dell as part of a joint strategy to introduce Internet of Things (IoT) Building Automation solutions to customers.

Utilitywise is a UK company quoted on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. In 2017, Utilitywise was named as one of the top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain by the London Stock Exchange in its annual celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.

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