• Office Location: 4th Floor, The Exchange, 3 New York Street, Manchester, M1 4HN
  • Office Name: Reed Talent Solutions - Manchester
  • Salary: £22000 - £25000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 511248

Bid Co-ordinator

Reed Talent Solutions is seeking a Bid Coordinator to support the bid function.


We need a super-organised, enthusiastic team player to join us in the newly created position of Bid Coordinator. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a highly productive team, instrumental in securing high value recruitment contracts. The successful candidate will have great attention to detail, be able to work under pressure and be flexible and open to changing priorities.


Reed is the most recognised recruitment brand in the UK, with a rich history and reputation for improving lives through work, for over 60 years.  Delivering recruitment solutions with many household brands throughout the UK and globally, we find new jobs and careers for people from many different backgrounds across multiple business sectors. As trailblazers in our field, our business has depth, and the types of recruiters and the opportunities available across Reed, vary enormously.

We look for people who want an inclusive and collaborative environment, who strive for performance and celebrate team success, in a challenging and rewarding career.


The Bid Coordinator will be required to:


  • Support with identification and distribution of opportunities to tender
  • Register and maintain account information on tender portals
  • Oversee the maintenance of the bid library content
  • Maintain the integrity of fie name conventions
  • Maintain the tender pipeline and tender tracker
  • Monitor/record our PQQ/tender success rates
  • Create monthly management information reports
  • Support with updating and collating information from other parts of the business
  • Supporting the Bid Managers throughout the bidding lifecycle including:
  • Downloading and distributing tender documents
  • Assisting with preparation and completion of standard bid management templates
  • Client and competitor research
  • Co-ordinating and completing Selection Questionnaires (SQ) and Requests for Information (RFI)
  • Disseminating and communicating tender clarifications
  • Setting up proposal templates
  • Sourcing and creating imagery to create visually impactful bids and maintain library of imagery
  • Proof reading documents for spelling and grammar


While relevant experience is preferred, it’s not essential. What’s most important is that you are:


  • Extremely organised
  • Energetic
  • A team player
  • Able to multi-task
  • Highly competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. InDesign skills would be a distinct advantage


Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel, reservists and cadets and offer a guaranteed interview for applicants who meet the minimum criteria.