Marketing Bids & Tenders Assistant

31 May 2017
25 Jun 2017
Marketing, Bids & Tenders Assistant, Uttoxeter Since 1930, COWI has pushed the boundaries of design through our involvement on major infrastructure projects worldwide. As part of COWI's Bridge, Tunnel and Marine Structures (BTM) business line, we manage our projects from offices located in the UK, Scandinavia, Germany, Middle East, India, SE Asia and North America. With a full set of world-class competencies within bridge, tunnel and marine engineering combined with local presence and experience, our team of dedicated professionals are ready to take on the most complex projects anywhere in the world - no matter how large or small. COWI offers a dynamic work environment where multi-cultural teams from all over the world strive for the best results. We are offering an opportunity to become a central part of our marketing team for Bridge, Tunnel & Marine projects, working in strong teams with engaged and competent colleagues covering a complete range of engineering disciplines. Personal and professional development in an open and encouraging environment is a key element in our organisation, and you will be given the opportunity to influence your own future through creativity and innovation. Overview: This is a wonderful opportunity for a technical or administration focussed team player to join our small and professional marketing and bids team who provide business development support to COWI in the UK, based in our Business Support office in Uttoxeter. This position would suit someone who possesses an English or technical degree who is seeking to utilise their proven writing and presentation skills within a professional environment, assisting the team to produce attractive and working wining documents. You will need a keen eye for detail, be extremely motivated with a desire to learn and develop your technical bid writing skills. COWI UK acknowledges our employees are our most valuable asset. We recruit the best people, retain, and engage our employees through interesting and challenging projects, sharing knowledge and expertise and being part of the COWI team. Requirements: knowledge, personal skills and experience required: - You will possess either an English or Technical / Engineering degree with a high standard of written English - Honed administrative skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines - Ability to work effectively within a team environment, working close with engineers extracting relevant project information - You will be highly motivated, energetic with a passion for quality - Strong skills in MS Office - Excellent communications skills with the ability to operate at all levels of the organisation - Creative mind with the ability to proof read and pay attention to detail - Committed team worker as well as comfortable working independently Role Summary: Reporting to the Marketing Manager, you will be accountable for assisting the team in the preparation of work winning documents including: project reference sheets, capability statements and bid submission documents, ensuring quality standards are adhered to and tight deadlines are achieved. You will also assist in creating other marketing materials Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Assist the Marketing Manager and Bids and Tender Administrator in supporting the business streams and project teams in the preparation of documentation for bids and tenders - Respond to vendor/assessment questionnaires and maintain the database - Co-ordinate the revision of CVs and provide a quality control function - Assist in the production of quality documents including project reference sheets, capability statements and bid submission documents - Assist team members with day-to-day marketing tasks and coordinating marketing projects and activities. - Work with the team and assist in the coordination of marketing content for branded items - Help produce marketing communications, such as flyers, brochures and exhibition-related paraphernalia - Assist with the production of artwork, sourcing images, print buying and checking copy - Respond clearly and promptly to email and telephone requests from across the business - Work with colleagues and project teams based in various locations including London, Bristol, Derby, Glasgow, Uttoxeter, York, Copenhagen and Hong Kong Remuneration & Benefits COWI UK Limited is an equal opportunities employer and believe in rewarding our staff for their commitment and hard work. You will therefore receive a basic salary that will match your skills and experience, coupled with: 28 days holiday plus bank and public holidays Private health care scheme Life assurance (4 x salary) Pension scheme with generous employer contribution Cycle to work scheme Childcare vouchers Long service award of extra pension contributions paid for by the Company and one extra holiday day after 5 years of service Employee ownership through COWI share programme How to Apply: Please click on the apply button and you will be redirected to our website to upload your CV and commence what could be the next and most fulfilling chapter in your career to date.