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Orange Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 pa
Location: Coventry
Job type: Contract
Contact: Orange Recruitment
Category: Purchasing Jobs
Trainee Bid Writer
Location: Coventry

Annual Salary:
Year 1 £20,000
Year 2 £22,500
Year 3 £25,000
(progression subject to successful achievement of development objectives).

Our client is the leading provider of “green services” to local authorities and other public bodies in the UK. It has almost three thousand employees nationally and is growing fast. Services provided include grounds maintenance in parks and open spaces, cleansing, and landscape construction. As part of their Management Development Programme, they are currently recruiting for a Trainee Bid Writer.

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent Trainee Bid Writer to join the team in Coventry. You will play a key role in the Business Development team via the Management Development Programme (MDP) Placement.

The MDP placement is a twelve-month programme where the MDP trainee will spend the first three months experiencing all functions within the business development operations including responding to pre-qualification questionnaires, attending bidders’ days, GIS mapping, bid writing, bid estimating, project research and client presentations. After this initial three-month period, the MDP trainee will specialise in the production of quality responses to tenders and service questionnaires. Within the first 12 months, there will be the opportunity to gain hands-on experience on a contract to develop a better understanding of the business.

At the end of the training year MDP trainees will undergo a review and final progress assessment, part of which will involve production of a final report and presentation to the executive board.

Those MDP trainees who show the necessary ability, motivation and commitment at this stage will progress to the post of Junior Bid Writer in year 2 and then following the achievement of development objectives progress to the post of Bid Writer in year 3.

Skills/Qualifications and Experience

• You must have, or expect to gain, good A Levels or a degree in an academically challenging discipline, such as:- English- Modern Languages- Mathematics- Chemistry- Chemical Engineering- Physics- Geography- Geology
• Demonstrate previous work experience during your career so far, either as part of an integrated degree course or during vacation periods.
• You must possess excellent written communication skills, be highly numerate and have excellent IT skills, specifically, competence in using Microsoft Word and Excel.

Full training and development opportunities will be provided for the right candidate.

If you feel you have the required skills and experience, please submit a covering letter and your up to date CV. Your covering letter should clearly state your skills and experiences that are particularly relevant to the role.

Closing Date: Friday May 10th 2019

Orange Recruitment is advertising this position on behalf of our client. By clicking apply you accept that your application will be forwarded to only this client in order for them to consider you for the role.

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