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AECOM Bid Coordinator Apprenticeship - Swindon or Basingstoke in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke

Alternate Locations UK - Swindon

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Our Aviation team is currently looking to recruit a Bid Coordination Apprentice to support the Bid Team within our Swindon or Basingstoke office.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a student to receive on-the-job training, within a multi-national, dynamic and fast moving corporate environment, whilst continuing part time studies (approx. one day per week, depending on the provider) at a recognised college in order to hone academic skills, ensuring real opportunities for personal growth and career progression. The successful applicant will continually develop their bid coordination and marketing skills whilst being allocated a senior member of the bid team who will provide mentoring during the development period (typically over three years). Your study will be funded – whilst you earn an income as a permanent employee of AECOM.

Our Apprenticeship positions are open to school leavers and those seeking a career change. The is an immediate fill role with a view to enrolling on the identified course Sept 2019.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the preparation of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ's), bids and tender submissions using desk-top publishing software for a professional look (training will be provided)

  • Assisting in producing winning proposals, presentations and qualification materials in response to client solicitations

  • Reviewing and formatting all bid deliverables, providing a pre-submission control point to ensure quality and consistency of product

  • Assisting in writing key sections of large strategic bids incorporating strategic messaging

  • Editing and proof reading tender and bid documentation before submission

  • Assisting Bid Manager in monitoring progress of submissions, bid programme and budget - consolidating bids and opportunities tracking and reporting

  • Assisting the Bid Manager with development of collateral and bid material processes to ease bid effort

  • Contributing to design and production of presentation materials for potential clients

  • Inputting the team’s data to our opportunities management database (Salesforce) – training will be provided – and coordinating regular Salesforce updates, whilst ensuring that the information is current and accurate

  • Ensuring that all bid filing (electronic and hard copy) follows a consistent and clear format

  • Document control of collateral and bid material (hard copies and e-versions)

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary, but applicants must meet suitable acceptance criteria which varies from programme to programme. Criteria can be as little as two or more GCSE grades or equivalent or can reflect an applicant’s prior study at say A-level and gaining of UCAS tariff points. Whatever your stage of career, we can discuss this with you following application. What is important for our apprentices here at AECOM is the following;

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade ‘C/4’ or above, including Maths & English

  • An aptitude towards good logic, problem solving and strong organisational skills

  • An interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Bids & Work Winning

  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities

  • Practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

  • English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive

  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel) and some report writing skills beneficial

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 223157BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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