Job ID: R0020856
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY UK LIMITED
Profession (Job Category): Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Hitachi Energy, a global leader in providing innovative energy solutions, is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Apprentice Bid and Proposal Co-ordinator. Whilst it helps to have a background in business, customer service, or engineering, if you are just starting out in the world of work or looking for a career change and can demonstrate a desire to learn and contribute to our success then, we want to hear from you!
As a Bid and Proposal Co-ordinator you will support new business through the full end to end proposal process – from initial interest and co-ordinating activities around pursuit of an opportunity, co-ordination of responses to pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQ), if applicable, and final tender proposal documentation submission.
Key responsibilities to work towards during your apprenticeship:
Collaborate with the sales and project management teams to prepare and submit tender proposals.
Conduct thorough analysis of customer requirements and project specifications to ensure accurate and competitive bidding.
Coordinate with internal stakeholders to gather the necessary information and documentation required for tender submissions.
Review and analyse tender documents, identifying potential risks and opportunities.
Support the development of pricing strategies and ensure compliance with company policies and guidelines.
Maintain a comprehensive database of tender information, including documents, correspondence, and deadlines.
Assist in the negotiation and finalization of contracts with customers.
Minimum requirements are 5 GCSEs Grade A- C or 3-8, including Mathematics, English Language and Science.
Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret technical requirements.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in your work.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience in tendering, bid management, or project management is preferred but not essential.
Why Join Hitachi Energy?
Be part of a global company that is at the forefront of shaping the future of energy.
Join a dynamic and collaborative team that values innovation and continuous improvement.
Gain exposure to a wide range of projects and customers, contributing to your professional growth and skill development.
Access to ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your knowledge and expertise.
Competitive compensation and benefits package.