Tender Support Executive/Bid Coordinator - based in Wallingford, Oxfordshire

About the role

CEH have got a great opportunity for a Tender Support Executive/Bid Coordinator to join the Business Development team in providing a range of business and research support activities across the organisation with the goal of increasing our financial sustainability. The team also provides material support on research proposal and tender preparation to improve the quality and outcomes of CEH bids, enable improved marketing capability, and maintain existing, and secure new customer relationships. We are looking for a skilled and motivated individual, who will also manage the day-to-day activities of our Tender Support Team.

As a Tender Support Executive, you will be responsible for tracking opportunities for grants, tenders and proposals from a range of customers across the public, private, third and international sectors and will plan, draft and coordinate responses to bids. You will need to be able to review the customer’s requirements, ensuring CEH is in the best position to be successful.

About you

You will hold a degree in an environmental or business subject plus a Master’s degree, or the equivalent level of knowledge and proven ability. You will have some bid coordination and management experience in a professional services environment, with proven skills in assessing bid competitiveness and addressing and complying with call-specific information.

As a Team Lead, you will work collaboratively with colleagues and others within and outside the organisation. You will be able to effectively manage your team, customers and partners and gather bid content from a range of stakeholders. Strong writing and proof reading skills are vital and expertise with MS Excel, Access and Power BI would be an excellent advantage.

What we offer

NERC offer a public sector pension scheme, 30 days’ annual leave and 10½ days’ public and privilege holiday per annum. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and will encourage your continuing professional development as part of our career support. NERC has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.

Applications are handled by UK SBS; to apply please visit our job board here. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.

The interview date is Thursday 6th December 2018.

Closing Date: 

Tuesday 27th November 2018


£28,200 - £30,000 per annum (depending on exerience)