Bid-Support Coordinator


Job Type

Full Time / Permanent


Business Development

Take charge of your career with Dalcour Maclaren. When you’re part of an organisation that has demonstrated double digit revenue growth for the past 5 years you know that our business means business.

When it comes to the delivering 2022, our appetite for success is no less ambitious. Our philosophy of being One Team, reaches every part of the organisation for everyone. In short, we work hard to ensure everyone is included, knows where they fit in and how they contribute to our success.

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 within these sectors. We are focussed on the fantastic people within our team whom we value, we trust, we develop and we empower - which in turn creates a winning formula for success. We offer an A* 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.

The Role

Dalcour Maclaren have an exciting and rewarding role to join our Tender Team as a Bid-Support Coordinator.   

As the Bid-Support Coordinator you will be working at the core of our business and help us continue to win even more new clients and opportunities in the rapidly growing utility, energy and infrastructure sector.  Driving 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, work with the relevant Service Leads providing practical guidance on how the bid will be scored

  • Submitting Expressions of Interest 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

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

  • Preparation of non-technical content including company information, certificates, statutory declarations & insurance documentation

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

  • Support our Bid Manager in the co-ordination and preparation of technical information

  • Provide 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 productivit

You will be perfect for this role if you…

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Have experience of administration within the Bid / Tender Process

  • Are attentive and an active listener

  • Possess an ability to communicate at all levels

  • Have great attention to detail

  • Can demonstrate time management and organisational skills

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

  • Can demonstrate timeliness and accuracy of completing tasks

  • Can collaborate effectively with staff at all levels

  • Are a goal driven team player

  • Are proficient in the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio


You will be based in one of our modern office locations in Bicester, Crewe or Tonge (East Midlands)

What’s in it for you?

In addition to the competitive salary & pension, we offer:

  • Annual bonus scheme

  • Vitality Health Membership (Benefits include: access to discounted insurances, gym & fitness discounts, travel and wellness benefits)

  • Professional subscriptions paid for

  • 25 days annual holiday plus 1 day to celebrate your birthday

  • Access to the DM Academy to support your continuing professional growth

  • The Flexible Advantage Policy – allowing you to strike that all important work/life balance

  • Regular One Team events calendar building our team and celebrating our achievements

  • Time for you to give back to our communities and raise money for good causes

  • Cycle to work scheme

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.