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Bid Coordinator (Maternity Cover)




Priory Group Head Office, 80 Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UD

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£25,000 Per Annum



Job Advert - Division Information

When you join Priory Group you'll be part of something special - an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the health, social care and education landscape across the UK.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group’s Bidding team is responsible for the preparation and submission of high quality, compliant and timely responses to formal procurements undertaken by our public sector customers. To support this activity members of the team are involved in market and service development activities, production of compliant tender responses, project management of tender wins through to operational hand-over / go-live and a range of supporting administrative activities. The team is based in Priory's Hammersmith office but operates flexibly, attending other Priory sites and customer premises as necessary

The role is an exciting opportunity for a motivated graduate or individual to work and develop within a busy, dynamic team. 

Job Advert Role Description

Working centrally to provide services to internal stakeholders across Priory Group's three divisions (Healthcare, Education & Children's Services and Adult Care), this role has excellent exposure to a range of business support functions, offering excellent career progression opportunities including on the job training and development. This provides a challenging and dynamic entry-level role for any individual looking to begin their professional career in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

Role responsibilities include but not limited to:  

The Bid Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Bid Team to identify, bid and win tenders, working in line with bid processes and submission deadlines This will involve the administration, development and production of bid responses from new and pre-existing, internal and external resources. This will include  a maintained up to date knowledge of the current market and the collation and organisation of supporting materials. The coordinator will also provide the team with general administration support and will need to have a 'can do' approach when delegated to.

Working as a member of a flexible team, the Bid Coordinator may be required to support colleagues reviewing and editing their submissions and in a range of administrative and support tasks. Work volumes fluctuate over time and deadlines are sometimes challenging, so the Bid Coordinator must be able to work calmly under pressure and be able to work additional, flexible hours from time-to-time.

What we'd like from you:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to proof read responses
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organisation skills
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships with subject matter experts
  • Previous experience within a similar role (desired but not essential) and a proven track record of working in an environment with competing deadlines is desired
  • Experience of Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential.
  • Experience of the social care, education and/or healthcare markets (preferred but not essential)
  • A 'can do' positive attitude and someone who is a team player - essential

What we offer: 

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Cashback and online discounts 
  • Technology Scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • SMART pension 

Vacancy may be closed early if a suitable candidate is found. 

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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