Bids Administrator

England, London
£25360 - £29830 per annum
04 Jan 2018
18 Jan 2018
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Full Time
Organisation Type
Developer / builder

We are Clarion.

We build homes.

We develop futures.

Come and join our expanding Development team at this exciting time.

Clarion Housing Group is a major housing developer with the financial strength, capacity, skills and expertise to deliver a wide range of housebuilding and regeneration schemes. Our target is to build 50,000 new homes over the next 10 years as one of the country's top 5 house builders. In order to achieve our goal we are expanding our team and looking for ambitious, passionate and dedicated development professionals to join us on our journey.

We are currently looking for a Bids Administrator to join the team based in central London. This busy, varied role forms an integral part of the regional development delivery team by providing administrative support to the Bid Management team.

About the role

Some of the key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Provide administrative support in a professional and positive manner to members of the Bid Management team - including filing, typing reports, arranging and minuting meetings, arranging office supplies, maintaining up to date records of bids and the bid library, processing contracts, bid documents and legal documents.
  • Assist bid managers in the preparation of SQs and tenders as required, including assisting with the completion of bid documentation.
  • Develop and maintain management information systems and other records to assist in the management of the bid team, e.g. checking and coding payments, bids database, undertaking company checks etc. Regularly update the information to ensure it is accurate and accessible. Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems and undertake archiving when necessary.
  • Maintain and update information on Housing Quality Indicators, SDS and other benchmarking, including competitors. Work collaboratively with internal client teams to provide them with relevant data and information during the bid process, update internal systems following bid initiation and competition.

About you

As a key member of the Bid Management team you will have experience of working in a customer focused environment and an awareness of project management within the construction industry. You will have excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and an understanding of low cost home ownership, rented, market sales housing and commercial tenures. Ideally you will have experience working within a similar role with first class administrative skills.

In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression.

About us

Clarion Group formed in 2016, following the merger between two of the country's largest housing associations, Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing Group.

We own and manage 125,000 homes across 176 local authorities. We are the largest housing association in the UK with a combined turnover of £827 million, a surplus before tax of £233 million and existing assets worth £20 billion.

We attract and connect people and experience across every aspect of housing.
We plan and build.

We support people and invest in creating platforms for thriving communities

To learn more about how you can support us in achieving our vision and reaching our ambitious targets, please download the candidate brief document on our website.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you! To apply please visit our website and click the 'apply button. When applying please use Google Chrome.

Closing Date: Thursday 18th January

Clarion Housing Group is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.