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  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Sales & Operations
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive & Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week
  • Position type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 05-Apr-2019
  • Job reference: 20774

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Job Description

Are you a fantastic communicator with strong writing skills and used to working to tight deadlines? We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Bid Coordinator to join our Managed Services team based at our office in Northampton.

This role involves creating and managing the content and submission of bids for new Managed Stores opportunities and re-tenders. You will ensure correct commercial decisions are made regarding supply only tenders and manage the communication of information across the team and the wider group.

Our Travis Perkins Managed Services team design and deliver service led supply chain contract solutions for Local Authority and Social Housing sector clients that are based on delivering efficiency and productivity gains within their repair and maintenance functions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop bid strategies for re-tenders, new tenders and supply only initiatives
  • Creative and innovative writing in respect to the format and content of MS bids
  • Coordinate the dissemination of best practice throughout MS bids
  • Ensure best practice initiatives with MS clients are being recorded in a format for re-tenders including evidencing product, pricing, service, IT, community initiatives
  • Manage submissions through supporting relevant stakeholders in order to design and produce the bid documentation to meet client needs
  • Collate knowledge of account activity in advance of a re-tender
  • Develop a consistent approach to feedback from bids and methods for responding to any challenges
  • Ensure good links with key head office departments to deliver effective and current answers to questions in bids

If you have a passion for creative writing and are looking for a new challenge this could be the perfect next step for you!

What can we offer you?
You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised, we are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 19 leading businesses including Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. 
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