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Senior Project & Bids Consultant

Job Title: Senior Project & Bids Consultant
Location: Hook
Salary: £50000 - £55000
Reference: 107802
Job Published: February 23, 2021 12:21

Job Description

Job Description

As a global FTSE 250 company with over 500 contracts across 20 countries we rely on the support of our talented Bids teams to keep the business running smoothly and efficiently. As the Senior Project & Bids consultant, you will play a key role in leading the production of a project management plan to outline Serco's approach to managing large, complex and high-risk programmes in the Defence sector. You'll also support Serco's transition, migration and exit planning on a key defence contract. We'll be looking to lean on your expertise to Support, as required, the development of a number of written bid responses that articulate Serco's approach and plan to mobilise, transform and prepare for exit of contracts. You'll also coordinate inputs from consortium partners to ensure a robust and holistic PMP response across Serco's supply chain. In return we can offer a friendly, supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK. What you'll need to do the role Firstly, you'll need Project Management certification and a developed knowledge of Project Management methodologies, tools and techniques, all corroborated with a demonstrable experience of successfully managing projects. You'll need experience in planning and executing mobilisation and transitions following new business award / contract exit. Comfortable with large amounts of data and operating within a complex environment. You'll be experienced and comfortable working in a high pressure and fast paced bid environment. Lastly, you'll have complex defence or engineering tendering/bidding experience Why Serco? Meaningful and vital work: This is a vital role within a high profile bid team team where you'll be able to strongly influence the delivery of contracts. A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won't be hard to find. Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.

Application Description

Apply Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. We're a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).