J Tomlinson is an established, privately-owned company with a substantial heritage and wealth of experience in delivering integrated building solutions tailored to public and private sector clients. Due to our continued success and on-going commitment to providing a world-class service to our customers, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, adaptable and organised individual in our Business Development department
Our extensive portfolio of services includes the provision of Construction, Commercial Refurbishment, Repairs and Maintenance, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (M&E), Regeneration Programmes, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, and Facilities Management. We offer a totally integrated building solution.
This role will include a Proposals Writing Apprenticeship, leading to more focused training upon completion and you will receive on the job training to develop you as a star member of our team.
Bid Writing, integral to the world of business…
100% of public sector contracts are secured via bidding; worth £4.4 billion this year. As a bid apprentice you are key to growing the business; understanding the client and supporting our team to write winning proposals that stand out from the crowd!
The Position, Bid Writer Apprentice…
In addition to completing a Business Administration Apprenticeship, you will be introduced to how the company generates new business. You will be a key asset in helping us expand within the industry and as a Bid Writer Apprentice, you will be supporting us in developing new business opportunities.
Working within an industry leading bid team, this role comprises of:
- Responding to questions in pre-qualification questionnaires and tenders
- Consulting with operational and technical staff to gather required information
- Meticulous eye for detail during final review of submission
- Researching clients to respond to their needs
Who are we looking for?
You don’t need to be an expert in the field or have any experience, as long as you’re willing to learn. We are looking for dynamic candidates who have recently left education and wish to start a promising career.
Our ideal Bid Writer Apprentice will have:
- High attention to detail
- Ability to work with timetables and tight deadlines
- Good organisation skills
- Clear communication skills both written and verbally
- Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and grow
- Confidence to speak with clients and colleagues across the business
- GCSE English and Maths Grade c or above, or equivalent
What are the details?
You will be based at our Head Office in Beeston, Nottingham. Please be aware that this is a full-time position and there may be a requirement to attend a local college to complete your apprenticeship. You will be working a 40-hour week Monday to Friday so you must be motivated and dedicated to the role. We offer 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
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