Senior Bid Proposal Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 107228
  • Date Posted: 4 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: Cannock, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive benefits
  • Sector: Sales, Marketing & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title -  Senior Bid Proposal Coordinator

Salary - Competitive Salary plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Grade - 5.2

Location -  Cannock, Staffordshire

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

What you’ll do

This role helps us complete this task by drawing together the multiple streams of input available from Marketing, Operations, QHSE, Sales, Tech, Finance, Legal, IT et al to produce compelling and differentiating Bids and Proposals. These bids and proposals address directly the needs and wants of our potential customers. 

This role manages two Bid Coordinators and is inturn managed by the Bid & Proposal Manager. Bids and Submissions relating to opportunities linked to Sales Qualified Leads generated by the teams Marketeers alongside opportunities generated by sales people will be delivered by you and your team from Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to Tender submission. You will also be responsible for:

  • Understanding and interpreting the key strategic deliverables on the bid and any considerations for Veolia in the development of the bid and for developing strong relationships with other business departments to ensure that the submissions get completed accurately on time and to the highest quality available

  • Identifying the needs and requirements of inbound tender and quotation requests in order to create the response plan, Including but not limited to arranging who will attend site visits and audits requests, as well as being responsible for overseeing completion of Expression of Interest (EOI), Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQs) and Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation in-line with corporate guidelines

  • The coordination of tender projects to maximise competitive advantage and ensure completion within specification and timescales, including requesting, supporting and managing the input from other departments in conjunction with the opportunity owner

  • Writing and proofreading specific sections of the tender as required  and will also review sections submitted by other departments to ensure that they have answered the questions fully and that the document is coherent and ensuring that all legal requirements are adhered to with regards to T&C’s being approved / NDA’s, Commercial notes and Caveats are captured and included within the submission

  • Being included in the research of client strategies and principles to ensure that the tender meets the client’s expectations

The experience you will need

You will have previous experience within a similar role, including people management. You will have a high standard of written English, with an enthusiasm for the environment and the wider resource management field, and for building knowledge on the subject. Having the ability to work to tight deadlines and the self-motivation to do so is also key.

You will also have a high level of attention to detail, be well organised  and have a high degree of professionalism - must have the communication and relationship building skills required to deal confidently and appropriately with internal and external stakeholders.  

Academic qualifications in project management, business or environmental subjects would be advantageous.

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • The option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme

  • Private Medical Care 

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes 

  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays 

Where you’ll work 

You will be based in our modern offices, located in Cannock, Staffordshire. As well as working in our open plan office, there is free on site parking, free access to our very own onsite gym and you will receive a subsidised daily allowance for food in our Bistro. 

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.


Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.