Contracts and Bids Officer

Contracts and Bids Officer

Job Title: Contracts and Bids Officer
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: OJA-OPS_1570457428
Contact Name: Rosie Miranda
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2019 15:10

Job Description

A Global recruitment business is seeking a bids & contracts officer for their growing Manchester HQ

Oliver James Associates is an award-winning global recruitment partner, finding and placing market-leading talent across 12 locations worldwide. We source world-class professionals for the Financial Services, Professional Services, Tech and Commerce & Industry sectors.

We have grown consistently since being founded in 2002, picking up a multitude of awards along the way, including Recruitment International's 'International recruitment company of the year' and Linkedin's 10th most socially engaged staffing agency in the world. Plus, our industry-leading Learning and Development and unrivalled employee benefits ensure our people are rewarded for their contribution to the journey.

Responsibilities will include but are not restricted to:

  • Bids and Tenders co-ordination and writing where required, including liaising with Marketing on company Award submissions and writing
  • Supporting and managing all client terms of business across both permanent and contract functions
  • Establishing new compliance processes in line with company International expansion
  • Drawing up Oliver James perm terms of business or retained search terms, altering commercials and clauses as agreed with a view to reviewing terms
  • Point of contact for the Contract Operations Team to check client referencing requirements in Terms of Business
  • Dealing with and responding to Candidate contract queries, making agreed amendments, creating template contracts specific to candidate and updating spreadsheet
  • Where necessary negotiating and enact small amendments to contracts
  • Managing all incoming contracts review work; carrying out daily audits and chasing unsigned contracts
  • Managing the internal contract log and producing weekly report
  • Client Relationship form - review client terms and produce CR form for uploading onto Sharepoint

To be considered for this role, ideally the candidate will possess the following desirable skills and experience: -

  • Previous office administration experience (ideally within the Recruitment sector)
  • Excellent Communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Working knowledge of commercial agreements and bid writing
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage and prioritise a busy and varied workload
  • Ability to work both efficiently and effectively alone as well as part of a large and varied team
  • Flexibility and excellent attention to detail is essential
  • Basic skills of all MS Packages including Excel and Word
  • Willingness to learn and a strong desire to develop new skills
  • Be able to use Initiative and be pro-active in the approach to all tasks undertaken
  • Possess a high level of perseverance as well as a strong work ethic

Due to our recent and future international expansion, we now operate across UK, Europe, APAC and the USA so this role has a truly global remit and for the right candidate this is an excellent opportunity to start a career in the exciting and fast paced world of recruitment operations.

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