Solihull, West Midlands
Job Title: Senior Business Development Coordinator / Bidder
Location: Any UK Arup Office
Contract: Permanent Full-Time
Arup is a multi-disciplinary firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of the built environment. Together, we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world. As a wholly independent organisation, we are owned in trust for the benefit of our employees and their dependants: with no shareholders or external investors we determine our own business priorities and direction.
About this career opportunity…
The purpose of this role is to support our Advanced Digital Engineering team to pursue and win work. The role will work closely with the team to:
This role has the following areas of focus:
The Advanced Digital Engineering group is a team of 350+ consultants that brings together Arup’s traditional engineering and design strengths with advanced digital expertise in data, models, analytics, and user-centred design.
We create new value for clients, solving complex challenges with world-class specialist engineering skills: advanced dynamics, vibration and wind engineering, and digital advisory services, technology consulting and product design and delivery. By pulling together our advanced expertise with new insights from data, predictions and algorithms, and scaling this around the world we deliver total value for our clients.
The postholder will work closely with our business leaders, bid directors, managers, and subject matter experts to improve the management of the bid process as well as the quality of our submissions.
The postholder’s line manager will be the Work Winning Leader for Business Advisory.
In addition, the role requires regular communication and collaboration with CBD colleagues across the UKIMEA region as well as the Global Business Marketer and colleagues within the Information Management and Legal teams.
The post will sit within the Clients, Markets and Communications (CMC) team and be anchored to the Business Advisory team. Mentoring will be provided by work winning colleagues within the team and, more widely, by members of the UKIMEA Client and Business Development (CBD) network.
Tasks will be agreed and prioritised for Business Advisory – ADE, but the postholder will be part of and will support work winning efforts across the region, as required.
You will make an impact in this role by…
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Rewards and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.
Shape your time with us
Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a phenomenal place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities, so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.
At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle – we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you’re interested in flexible working, please let us know when you apply, and we’ll discuss how this could work in your role.
Join us in shaping a better world.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.
What happens next?
If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.
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