Job Overview

Rochdale, England
Job Type
Full Time
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
Date Posted
8 days ago

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Job Description


A great opportunity has arisen with a fast moving and growing business, who specialise in providing professional interpreting and translation services across the UK, covering both public and private sectors. We are looking for an experienced and meticulously organised Bid Coordinator to join our growing team. You will generally support the Bid Manager leading the bid, having read and understood the client requirements. You will devise and draft bid programmes, coordinate inputs from subject matter experts and track progress against tasks. This role requires the highest level of attention to detail and an ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines.

Based in our head office in Rochdale, you will be required to have proactive engagement in ad hoc tasks around general bidding best practice and you will work collaboratively with technical and operational colleagues within the business. You will be responsible for the preparation of standard company information and the quality aspects of pre-qualification questionnaires and tender submissions for a variety of clients. This will include collating, coordinating, ad reviewing information from others, ensuring timely completion and full compliance with tender requirements. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a reputable organisation who are looking for an ambitious, resilient and talented individual to join the team.

About Us

EMPIRE GROUP is on a mission to revolutionize the translation & interpretation industry. Since, its establishment in 2001, the company is providing professional interpreters mostly to public sector organizations in the UK. We have been supplying interpreting and translation services local and nationwide covering 200 core languages and dialects throughout the UK. To date our 20,000+ strong work force of face-to-face interpreters speak over 435 languages and dialects as well as rare and exotic languages. Our 1,000+ translators are all UK based with a cover for over 200 languages which can be translated to and from English. We have robust systems to manage our pool of translators and interpreters across the country.

Our Vision:"To become the UK’s leading provider of translation, interpreting and related services for the public and private sectors."

Our Mission:"To provide outstanding services that bridge the language barrier while respecting and celebrating cultural diversity."

We value: PEACE - People -> Ethical Conduct -> Assured Excellence -> Clients-> Equality & Diversity

Job Purpose

  • Preparation and submission of proposals
  • Support the Bid Manager
  • Produce PQQ’s, tenders and other proposals documents

Key Responsibilities

  • Production and delivery of compliant, professionally produced proposals within customer defined timeframes
  • Champion collaboration tools, document management and version control best practices
  • Ensure proposal documents follow corporate branding guidelines, standard formatting and quality standards
  • Work closely with several internal departments to support them with bid and tender documents and gather information to produce writer tender responses
  • Coordinating and collating bid responses ensuring all requests elements are accounted for and answered, including extracting information from any subcontractors or partners
  • Tracking all online procurement portals, including notification of potential opportunities and responsibility for all correspondence via portals during the tender period
  • Executing tasks to completion without the need for supervision, working efficiently whilst maintaining accuracy
  • Proofreading of documentation

About You

  • Experience in a similar role, an understanding of bid systems would be advantageous
  • Understanding the bid process and able to coordinate responses at all stages for the procurement event
  • A relevant degree qualification or equivalent (e.g. English, Marketing or Journalism) is desirable
  • Ability to apply your skills to tenders to public and private sector markets
  • Attention to detail and an aptitude for editing and proofreading
  • Organised and self-motivated, with the ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines accurately and effectively
  • Articulate and excellent writing skills
  • Advanced IT skills across a broad range of applications including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to interact professionally at all times

Company Snapshot

  • A highly successful and profitable Interpreting and Translating business.
  • We have a bank of over 100,000 Linguists who speak 500+ languages / dialects across the UK.
  • We service large contracts for Public Sector organisations across the UK

The Package

  • A salary to suit you - only wanting to attract the best
  • A superb benefits package
  • Local parking


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