Bid-Support Coordinator

United Kingdom

Job Type

Full Time / Permanent



Kickstart the new year with a new career!! Dalcour Maclaren are recruiting a Bid-Support Coordinator across our Utilities and Infrastructure sectors working on exciting projects across the UK on behalf of the largest clients in our sector. We are the UK’s leading firm of land and environmental experts and are a modern, innovative, and dynamic business that portrays a “One-Team” culture. A career with us brings fantastic benefits such as flexible working, healthcare, generous yearly bonus, study leave and so much more.

Location: We have offices across the UK and you can be based out of: Oxfordshire OX25 3QU, Gloucestershire GL20 6FF, Maidstone Kent ME14 5PP, Thetford IP24 2RL, Cheshire CW1 6UY, Tonge DE73 8BB, Birmingham B3 2AA, Wetherby LS22 7RD, Richmond DL10 5NY, Stirlingshire FK9 4TU, Bristol BS35 3QH.

About us

At Dalcour Maclaren we are different - we are challenging the norm. We are a fundamental part of the UK's utility and infrastructure industry, pushing a new breed of consultancy. We are focused on the fantastic people within the team whom we value, we trust, we develop and we empower - which in turn creates a winning formula for success. We offer an A-Star service to our portfolio of blue-chip clients and have grown year on year to become one of the leaders in the infrastructure and utility sectors.

So, what is this Bid-Support Coordinator role about?

The role of the Bid Co-Ordinator is to drive continuous improvement in formal-submitted proposals. The principal responsibility is to assist in the management of the bid team from Prequalification Questionnaire through to developing the tender submission ensuring all submissions are delivered to programme and that all client requirements are met.

What will I be doing?

  • Probe and challenge the bid invitation, working with the relevant Sector / Professional Service Leads to assess and anticipate client needs, providing practical guidance on how the bid will be scored

  • Submitting Expressions of Interest following individual business decisions and monitoring portals for any updated information

  • Population of bid reports with all relevant information to enable tracking and report production, Manage Client Portals for uploads and client communications during the tender process

  • Ownership of less complex, standard tender responses, Supplier Evaluation and Pre-Qualification Questionnaires

  • Preparation of non-technical content including company information, certificated, statutory declarations, insurance

  • Formatting of proposal documents including tables, graphs, images, brand compliance in line with Marketing Guidelines

  • Support Bid Manager in coordination and preparation of technical information

  • Provide office management and administrative support to the bid team; managing and coordinating document flow and distribution including Requests for Information and Clarifications

  • Maintaining and developing the Bid Library of pre-written content to improve proposal quality and tender team productivity

You will be perfect for this role if you…

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attentive and active listener

  • Ability to communicate at all levels

  • Great attention to details

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

  • A strong sense of commitment and a desire to work in a dynamic, deadline-driven team environment

  • Timeliness and accuracy of completing tasks

  • Effective collaboration with staff at all levels

  • Goal driven team player

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio

What’s in it for you?

  • We have regular PDP’s and support from line managers and deliver a clear progression pathway. We have a DM training academy to ensure your skills are always top notch and offer study leave

  • A great employment engagement strategy, from wellbeing boxes to sporting sweep stakes- we have you covered

  • We look after your mental health, we have a wellness platform and offer private healthcare.

  • We understand work life balance, so we offer “flexible working” to all our employees

  • We have regular office socials with 2 large parties a year

  • Every Birthday should be celebrated so have your birthday as a day off on us

  • Getting married, engaged, bought a new house or new baby? There is a DM gift hamper for every celebration

  • Your future delivered- an enhanced pension plan

  • We recognise your hard work and dedication, so we reward you with a highly competitive bonus

What our employees say:

  • “Utilities and Infrastructure is a great industry to work in, and there are so many progression opportunities at DM”

  • “At DM you will find a challenging role with all the support you need to make the most of the opportunities you will be presented with”

If this sounds like the role for you then apply today! Dalcour Maclaren and you – your future delivered.

Dalcour Maclaren is committed to equal opportunities for all.

Dalcour Maclaren considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation List. Therefore, Dalcour Maclaren will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.