Company: ENGIE
Skills: Contracts Administration, Customer Service
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Hatfield, United Kingdom


ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.
ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.
Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Bid Manager to be based in Hatfield. This is a permanent full-time role working . On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance, bonus and benefits package.

The main purpose of the role is to work in ENGIE's Places & Communities - South Region Bid Team, managing the process of compiling and producing high quality submissions in order to achieve contract wins. Working on deals typically between £100,000 to £300 million plus in value. By winning work, the Bid Team ensures that the company can maintain its success, with this region continuing to grow. The majority of work in the region is focused on housing refurbishment and new build opportunities although both public and commercial buildings are increasingly important.
The department handles multiple deals (up to 20) at any one time, at varying stages of the tender process. Whilst individuals are given responsibility for individual deals, the ethos is to support each other and utilise the knowledge and experience throughout the team.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

  • Responsible for the timely planning, management and completion of allocated selection questionnaires and tender submissions through the various stages of the procurement process
  • Planning, drafting, writing and coordinating responses to bids. Be able to construct relevant answers which clearly answer the client's requirements, ensuring the company is in the best position to be successful in the process.
  • Build internal and external relationships with individuals in order to create quality bids
  • Visit operational sites and other offices. Gather information from other stakeholders and share information with the rest of the team, either through written reports or verbally, to record the visit
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance and improve the process, whilst obtaining and sharing best practice with the team
  • Undertake research for the team to improve bid content
  • Develop and use creative approaches to the writing and presentation of bids
  • Reviewing bid submissions for quality and accuracy
  • Ensure the quality of the response meets the company standards
  • Maintain a high level of market intelligence, legislative requirements and best practice in order to create winning bids
  • Ensure accurate and up to date information is used in all submitted documents
  • Updating a library of company standard SQ and tender responses (Boilerplate)
  • Create / assist with PowerPoint presentations
  • Provide administrative support as required
  • Any other reasonable management request


Required Experience:

  • Previous experience in social housing bids
  • A skill that would add value to the team for example a graphic design background; expertise in Repairs & Maintenance bids; expertise in new build bids etc.
  • Experience of working on site

Skills/Knowledge

  • Industry knowledge - familiar with the industry as a whole
  • Proven written communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good at developing relationships with wide spectrum of people
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to prepare and make a presentation to a small audience
  • Ability to confidently make an independent presentation
  • Advanced skills in MSOffice including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and InDesign
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how actions taken and words spoken influence other people around


For more information about ENGIE, please visit:
http://www.engie.com/en/candidates-area/

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. ENGIE has a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, which is made available to all DBS applicants upon request. A copy of the DBS code of practice can be found here .

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Additional Locations: Europe-England
  • Posting Date: Mar 30, 2021