Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Liverpool

Description

About Amey

Amey are the people behind the public services you use every day. From roads, railways and schools, to waste disposal, airports or the energy and water you use - nearly every person in the UK will benefit from at least one Amey service each day.


The Team

Our dedicated Investments team drives our clients to develop innovative solutions to meet the UK’s infrastructure needs today, and to address the introduction of technology and innovation in the 21st century. Our team is responsible for providing all resources to Amey for bidding from a commercial, estimating, work winning, funding, financing and investment management perspective.


When you join Amey Investments, you’re joining a team like no other in the industry. We have a range of specialist knowledge rarely found in a single business unit - combining the skills of lawyers, estimators, financial modellers, commercial managers, bid writers, designers and document specialists. Anyone joining our team will thrive on the variety of work, individually-tailored training and team spirit and will contribute to deliver our goals. No two days are the same, and the roles are challenging, high profile and vital to the successful delivery of Amey’s growth plans.


The Role

Sitting as part of Investments, our Work Winning Services team (WWS) provide bid support services to all Amey business units, from Highways, Rail and Consulting, to Environmental Services and Facilities Management, Defence and Justice. We are looking to appoint a Proposals Coordinator to join our team of talented bid professionals. Reporting to the Proposals Manager, you will work with the Amey Business Unit Bid Coordinators and Bid Managers to ensure their bids align to internal approvals and governance processes and the Amey bid process. Coordinating with all WWS disciplines including bid writing and design; you will apply conceptual thinking to the style, formatting and design of submissions to ensure consistency, quality and compliance. You will promote best practice bidding principles, ensure the Amey brand is reflected appropriately, and present our bid content so it achieves maximum evaluation scores.


Responsibilities


As Proposals Coordinator, you will be responsible for:

Providing document formatting expertise for Amey bids, ensuring documents are compliant, neat/professional and easy to navigate

Working with bid teams to develop bespoke, professional submission templates, including bid response templates and CVs

Managing a bid deliverable tracker and supporting with document management

Implementing and maintaining document management processes and version control of bid documents

Monitoring the overall bid production quality, ensuring quality processes are followed to produce high scoring documents.


Person requirements

Robust knowledge or advanced MS Word, especially within the styles, formatting and template creation area of MS Word or would be willing to undergo on-the-job training

Background or proven experience in project planing, PA/Secretarial, Publishing, Bidding, Marketing Coordination or Document control

Possess knowledge of macro-enabled template creation/use of (advantageous)

Proficient in other MS Office packages eg Excel, SharePoint, Outlook, PowerPoint

Good interpersonal skills with confidence to challenge and escalate issues appropriately

Strong time and project management skills with ability to prioritise

Confidence in your verbal and written communication - to liaise at all levels to support development of well-written bid content

The flexibility to be able to work outside normal working hours, and across UK locations, when bid team and timetable requires it.


Additional Information

Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and the option of joining our pension scheme. In addition, you will be entitled to Company-sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and additional benefits throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.


Job Reference: AM08937