Bid Management Assistant

City
Wavre
Country
Belgium
Application deadline
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Reference number
089
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Description

You will provide help with the day-to-day running of proposals activities. The position will be key to providing a professional and administrative service to the Head of the Bid Management Team as well as the Business Development Team with regards to preparation of proposals and submissions. You will work closely with the other members of the bid team along with other operational and commercial functions across RHEA’s international offices and will require a high standard of communication and writing skills.

Tasks and Activities
  • Liaise with various individuals from within the business and external to obtain and assist with information necessary for submissions.
  • Administrative supporting the preparation and submission of public (ESA, EC) sector and commercial tenders.
  • Coordinate and circulate related correspondence and feedback.
  • Ensure that the bid documentation is produced in the required format while paying attention to the highest quality and standards.
  • Maintain an effective filing system to ensure efficient flow of documentation and correspondence.
  • Working to tight deadlines and short time scales.
  • Effectively maintain relevant databases and systems (CRM) and ensure information is up to date and accurate.
  • Coordinate team meetings and provide other administration duties as required.
  • Prepare presentation documents to assist Bid Managers to prepare for project approvals and customer meetings.
  • Lead bid reviews to assess the bid's progress and suggest appropriate action to keep the bid on course.
  • Monitor and report opportunities that appear on public tendering sites.
Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • You have at least 3 years’ experience in an administrative role, preferably in an international environment.
  • You have excellent written and spoken communication in English.
  • You are able to manage your time and to work overtime when required.
  • You are detail-oriented and solution-oriented.
  • You have a critical & analytical mindset.
  • You have extensive experience of Microsoft Office as well as CRM systems, use of salesforce would be an advantage.
  • You are able to build relationships with colleague and work cooperatively with others to achieve goals.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • You have prior administrative experience with bids.

 

Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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