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  • Senior Administrator (Bid Writer)

  • Business: GM Division
  • Sector: Head Office Support & Admin
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 Hours P/W (Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm)
  • Position type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 15-May-2018
  • Job reference: 14753

Job Description

Senior Administrator (Bid Writer)
12 Month FTC
£Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Incentives

Are you wanting to utilise your senior administration skills within a dynamic, fast paced environment? Do you take pride in your communication and organisational skills? Do you want to be part of an ambitious team that will help you grow your career? If so, we want to hear from you!

We, at Travis Perkins are looking for you to join us as a Senior Administrator (Bid Writer) where you will have various responsibilities for creating, managing and writing the content and submission of Travis Perkins Managed Services bids for new opportunities and re-tenders. This will also involve the use of bid strategies dependent on customer type, tender process and bid solutions.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Developing bid strategies for re-tenders, new tenders and supply only initiatives (and secure them).

  • Creative and innovative writing in respect to the format and content of MS bids.

  • Co-ordinating the dissemination of best practise throughout MS bids.

  • Ensure best practise initiatives with MS clients are being recorded in a format for re-tenders including evidencing product, pricing, service, IT, community initiatives.

  • Manage submissions through supporting relevant stakeholders in order to design and produce the bid documentation to meet client needs

  • Collate knowledge of account activity in advance of a re-tender..

  • Develop a consistent approach to feedback from bids and methods for responding to any challenges.

  • Ensure good links with key head office departments to deliver effective and current answers to questions in bids


Your excellent organisational and communication skills will be utilised on a daily basis, as you will be liaising with internal/external stakeholders and taking ownership of bids and re-tenders. Your strong IT skills and MS package experience, will be key for you to get the ground running with creative and innovative writing for our bids. Along with the above, you'll also need: - Proven senior administration experience (it would be beneficial if you have previous experience in writing bids and managing submissions, however we will be able to provide training).
- We happen to like complexity with the TP Group, so you’ll need to be confident in working within a fast paced and dynamic environment.

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like to find out more, please click the apply button as we can't wait to hear from you!

About Us We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, Travis Perkins plc offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.

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