Bid Coordinator

  • Dublin
    Flexible
  • Full time

GDG is a specialist engineering consultancy, providing innovative solutions across a broad range of civil engineering sectors. We have offices in Dublin, Cork, Belfast, London, Edinburgh, Holland, and the US. Our clients include large civil and building contractors, renewable energy project developers and engineering consulting firms. We also offer forensic engineering and expert witness services to the Insurance and Legal sectors. Our principal areas of expertise are Infrastructure, Onshore Renewables, Ports and Harbour, Structures, Offshore and Research & Development. 

Role Description:

You’ll be a dynamic individual with strong stakeholder engagement skills, drawing on your creative and organisational expertise, you will be able to translate technical information into high quality proposals, drawing upon the expertise of the existing business development team. This position reports to the Bid Manager and is based in Dublin.  

Key Responsibilities will also include:

This crucial role will see you compliment the bid function with your innovative mindset, creative flair and passion for solutions encompassing:  

  • Coordinating large bids from end to end  
  • Coordinating presentations and the design of supporting collateral for major bids  
  • Content development, document design and production  
  • A strategic and hands-on approach with the ability to take ownership of bid requests to deliver a seamless experience for all of your stakeholders.  
  • Compose pitches, tenders, brochures and presentations while ensuring they are fully compliant with client specifications and requirements.  
  • Manage the format and layout of the response documents.  
  • Maintaining the development of tender documents and tender library.  
  • Assist to the improvement of bid processes and associated best practice.  
  • Provide post tender analysis and reporting.  

Expertise Required:

  • 2-4 years’ relevant experience, ideally within Construction Industry.  
  • Strong experience drafting tender responses.  
  • Effective communication style (both written and verbal), with strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills across all levels  
  • Previous experience coordination bids and tenders in a professional services environment  
  • Proficient written skills with some exposure to proposal writing  
  • Strong Microsoft computer skills, Adobe Creative Suite skills are favourable  
  • Creative flair with an eye for good design  

Additional Requirements:

Candidates should also be highly organised and motivated individuals with effective communication skills, a good work ethic, and a commitment to technical excellence, personal efficiency, and career progression through Continued Professional Development.  

At GDG, we are committed to inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We take inclusion and diversity seriously. We know that getting this right is critical for us to live our organisation’s values. We are always trying to improve our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We are an equal opportunity employer. Our vision is for GDG to be a place where people of all ethnicities feel welcomed to work. 

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to David O’Grady (Talent & Resource Manager) at careers@gdgeo.com 

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