14 hours
2018-01-162018-02-15

Proposals Coordinator: Buildings & Places - East Africa

Aecom
Nairobi
  • Job Code
    23339-1185422
Company AECOM

Job Title: Proposals Coordinator: Buildings & Places - East Africa

JobID: 23339-1185422

Location: Nairobi, KEN

Description: **Business Line** Program, Cost, Consultancy

**Position Title** Proposals Coordinator: Buildings & Places - East Africa

Kenya - Nairobi Area

Nairobi

**Job Summary**

As a Bid & proposals coordinator, you would be responsible for working with multiple bid managers and teams to coordinate expressions of interest, pre-qualifications and proposals, using the AECOM Work Winning process, to provide quality, winning documents to set deadlines.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Develop overall market growth strategies, which articulate market trends/drivers and recommended priorities to successfully invest and grow, consistent with the business line's and AECOM's overall growth objectives in the fields of: Industrial, Power and Oil & Gas.

+ Coordinate and support the activities of Market Sector Leaders to maximize business for key accounts within the market, especially for global, national, multi-regional and regional accounts.

+ Lead market specific external affairs and branding activities that promote AECOM.

**Deliver the bidding process for relevant bids for project opportunities through the following tasks:**

+ Manage the production of bid documents ensuring they meet required quality standards and time deadlines.

+ Ensure the effective use of AECOM’s Work Winning (WW) process and tools, for all assigned bids, to optimise the opportunity of winning.

+ Assist the bid manager and team with all activities in the WW process and in liaising with other identified teams.

+ Provide organisation and structure for the bid manager and teams to ensure effective and efficient work and use of time.

+ Ensure a compliant; error free document arrives with the client in the correct format, meeting the deadline.

+ Develop compliance lists, bid structures and outlines.

+ Coordinate bid preparation functions (administration, graphic design, technical writing) and the compilation and production process.

+ Use approved templates and know how to apply them. Understand the AECOM brand and know how it should be applied in bids.

+ Perform quality control checks on all bids undertaken.

+ Arrange and attend bid planning and review sessions, as required.

+ Assist in the creation and update of project data sheets project experience lists and CVs where required, ensuring they are channelled through ‘the bid studio onto relevant repository platforms.

**Minimum Requirements**

**Experience:**

+ At least 5 years of related experience in engineering consulting/ contracting environment.

+ An understanding of the market and sectors and services where AECOM provides its services.

+ Strong communication, collaboration and team building skills.

+ Agile response to fast paced work environment and organizational change.

**Preferred Skills:**

+ A professional demeanour, strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a collaborative working style.

+ The initiative and personal commitment to work on multiple projects and details concurrently, follow up, and bring tasks and projects to full completion.

+ Be able to work in a collaborative environment on multiple bids.

+ Organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to complete varied work tasks on schedule, and direct team work

+ Proven ability to manage documents.

+ Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

+ Understands the benefits of different communication methods and applies the principles.

+ Ability to work under high pressure environment with tight deadlines

Computer Literacy:

+ Required competency: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, InDesign.

+ Desired competency: MS Projects, SharePoint, Sales force.

Additional Comments:

+ Women who would still like to participate in the engineering sector are encouraged to apply as this is an office based job.

**Preferred Qualifications**

Engineering Degree level or equivalent.

APMP Foundation qualification (desired).

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Job Category** Business Development

**Country** Kenya

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 168172BR



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