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    Admin and Bid Assistant


    Job Description:

    As a result of GSSArchitecture’s continued success, we are looking to recruit a suitably qualified Admin and Bid Assistant to join a well-established, award-winning Practice in our Kettering Studio.

    Location: Head Office, Kettering
    Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
    Hours: 7.75 per day, Monday to Friday, flexibility with start and finish times.
    Salary: Please submit salary expectations with CV.

    GSSArchitecture, one of the longest established architectural Practices in the country, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, confident, well-organised and committed Admin and Bid Assistant to join our team and assist in the continued growth and profitably of the Practice of 10 Partners, 60+ staff, and five national offices. The team and practice have been accredited to the Investors in People (IIP) Gold standard, rated as the second-highest scoring architecture practice on the IIP international database. We pride ourselves on our commitment to Sustainability and Health and Wellbeing, both in design and creating a healthy environment within which to work.

    Role & Responsibilities (this list is not exhaustive):
    • Support in the creation of tender responses, including PQQ, RFP, RFI, ITT, SQ and EOI.
    • Ensure that any bid/proposal documentation is well formatted and is consistent with practice branding.
    • Track and respond to portal opportunities.
    • Assist with setting tender deadlines, clarification deadlines, and sending deadline reminder emails to relevant bid participants.
    • Assist and liaise with internal stakeholders to source tender content.
    • Proof-read all completed documents.
    • Assist with the management of the library of tender related information.
    • Provide administrative support to the bid and admin team.

    Qualifications and Experience:
    • Working knowledge of MS Office 365, including Outlook, Word, Publisher and Excel.
    • GCSE English Language and Maths (or equivalent).
    • Relevant experience of working within a professional environment.

    About You:
    • Professional and organised approach with strong time management skills.
    • Exceptional attention to detail.
    • Innovative/creative approach to document building and presentation.
    • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication.
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
    • Timekeeping and attendance must be to a very high standard.

    What is on Offer:
    • The chance to work at a national Practice, with an exciting and diverse range of projects in different sectors.
    • Opportunities for advancement.
    • Agile working hours.
    • Rewards and incentives.
    • Regular functions and events.
    • Friendly and inclusive working environment.
    • Training and development opportunities.


    Salary / Hourly Rate: Please Submit Salary Expectations with CV

    Postcode: NN15 7ES


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