Mace Limited

2023 Apprenticeship - Bidding - Operate - London - Advanced (Level 3)

Mace Limited (Employer)

Jga Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,000.00
36.5 hours per week Monday - Thursday 9am - 5:30pm; Friday - 9am - 4:30pm. Due to the nature of construction you may be expected to work additional hours. Whilst working on site typical start time is at 8am instead of 9am.
4 years (duration)
11 September 2023(start date)
Bid and proposal co-ordinator (apprenticeship standard)
20 November 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to support Mace's bid management team in winning new business through the full end-to-end proposal process – from initial interest, to bid submission, monitoring progress, and post-tender activities whilst studying for the Bid and Proposal Co-ordinator L3 apprenticeship.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a key member of the work winning team, the bid apprentice assists in delivering smart, compelling, consistent, customer-focused, error-free documents and presentations. They’ll support the team’s day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of the bid process is of a high standard of quality.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Assist with the management of the process

  • Bid co-ordination– defining deliverables, deadlines, and owners
  • Bid planning – owning the bid programme, highlighting interdependencies, and taking the lead in monitoring and reporting on progress
  • Internal progress meetings – supporting with bid kick-off, booking regular progress meetings, setting the agenda, and supporting the meetings
  • External meetings – supporting the bid team through mid-bid, site, and progress meetings
  • Writing compelling, factual, focused CVs, case studies and responses

Submit the bid

  • Ensuring all required reviews and sign-offs are achieved in line with Mace Way
  • Ensuring all deliverables are completed on time and deliver a bid to deadline

Post-tender presentations

  • Producing and designing presentation slides
  • Produce leave-behind documentation if required
  • Organising rehearsals and practice sessions

Continuous improvement

  • Capturing all new content within the bid content library (aftercare)
  • Recording and sharing lessons learnt and best practice

Your work base will be flexible and could be in one of Mace offices or at a client’s office or facility. You will gain exposure to all aspects of project delivery from concept design, through to construction, commissioning, validation handover and into operation.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Our structured training programme will teach you technical and business skills to help you succeed in your career.

The Bidding Assistant apprenticeship will work towards the Bid and Proposal Co-Ordinator L3 which consists of work-based experience and training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We’ll also support you in gaining professional membership of the Association of Bid and Proposal Management Professionals (APMP).

Skills Required

Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths and English (Grade 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subjects (Grade 96 UCAS Points) Essential
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