Bid Administrator

We are recruiting

Bid Administrator

LOCATION: Office based at Amber Court, 51 Church Street, Elsecar, Barnsley, S74 8HT
HOURS: 37.5 hrs per week, Monday to Friday

About the role

We are seeking a highly organised and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Hickton
Quality Control Bid Administrator. In this role, you will play a crucial part in the Bid administration
process, ensuring the seamless coordination and execution of quality control initiatives across all
areas of our business. This position requires a proactive and adaptable professional who can
efficiently manage bid documentation, collaborate with various departments, and step in to cover
other diverse business needs when necessary.

Desirable attributes

+ Excellent organisational and grammar skills
+ Able to work with a team and collaborate effectively
+ Excellent Literacy and language skills
+ Quality writing ability
+ Understanding of project requirements
+ Working to tight deadlines
+ Ability to process data quickly and effectively.
+ Ability to present information that is concise, consistent and correct.
+ Keen eye for accuracy and detail.
+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
+ Ability to work to deadlines
+ IT literate and confident using Email, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Roles and responsibilities

+ Bid Administration:
Manage the end-to-end bid administration process, including the preparation, submission, and tracking of bids and proposals. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather relevant information for bid responses. Ensure that all bid documentation complies with quality standards and industry regulations.

+ Quality Control:
Implement and oversee quality control processes to ensure products and services meet or exceed customer expectations. Develop and maintain quality control documentation, standards, and procedures. Conduct regular audits to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.

+ Documentation Management:
Maintain an organised and up-to-date repository of bid documents, quality control records, and related materials. Ensure documentation is easily accessible and adheres to company standards.

+ Cross-Functional Collaboration:
Collaborate with various departments, including Resource, Commercial Admin & Resource Development, to gather information for bid submissions. Foster effective communication channels to streamline bid administration processes.

+ Business Support:
Be prepared to cover various areas of the business as needed, providing support during peak times or addressing urgent requirements. Quickly adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business evolves.

+ Compliance:
Stay abreast of industry regulations and compliance requirements, ensuring that bid submissions and quality control processes align with all relevant standards.

Why join our group?


Hickton Group comprises several individual businesses. Group structure continues our ambition to be a leading multi-disciplinary provider of quality inspection and consultancy services in the construction sector. Being part of the Group means that there is a coordinated approach to Commercial Business, Marketing, Resourcing, Finance, Business Support, Operations and Corporate Governance, to provide technical excellence and exceptional service to our clients. This provides greater opportunities to work for a larger Group of companies, giving you continuous growth in your development plans and careers. 

We employ people who embrace and deliver our core Group values: Quality, Client Focus, Honesty, Integrity, Competency, Teamwork, Development, Accountability and Exceptional Service. 

If this sounds like a team that you would like to be part of, in return we will provide the following: 

Competitive salary
Health cover
Enhanced employer pension contributions
Holiday accrual scheme

Hickton Quality Control

Amber Court
51 Church Street
South Yorkshire
S74 8HT



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