At Wates we are proud to be a family-owned business, small enough to recognise and support great talent, yet big enough to challenge and inspire our people through amazing multi-million-pound projects. To us our industry is more than just building, it’s also a chance for us to positively impact the communities where we work and thrive.
Proud to be Wates
Celebrating the individuals and family culture that make Wates Group a truly unique place to work.
As a member of the Bid Management team your overall responsibilities will include:
Involvement in the bidding process; including capture requirements, client engagement, negotiation, presentation creation.
Understanding and following the bid process through the use of templates and procedure documents and ensuring that reviews and governance are planned prior to proposal submission
Developing proposals using online software, ensuring the proposal is in line with the client’s requirements
Understanding the customer’s drivers to enable Wates to create business winning proposals.
Our Management Trainee Programme
If you’re looking for a programme full of innovation and variety then you’re in the right place. Here are some of the core benefits our Management Trainee Programme.
We support you all the way through to Chartership
Competitive industry pay
We’ll rotate you around our business unit, ensuring you get a full breadth experience
You’ll receive structured development and a combination of technical and behavioural training
You’ll receive professional mentorship and guidance as well as great exposure to our senior leaders.
If your degree is in a non-construction related subject, you will also complete a higher apprenticeship in Construction Management as part of your trainee scheme. This is in addition to the structured on-the-job learning and technical and behavioural training.
What we're looking for
Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload to meet defined deadlines
Ability to communicate with a range of people, including customers, clients and key stakeholders
Eager to learn with a keen eye for detail and the ability to proof read documents
Customer focus, ability to tailor requirements to their wants and needs
Candidates will be required to have a full driving license by September 2020, this will be a condition of offer.
You will have obtained or be working towards a 2:1 degree in any STEM subject, however construction related degrees and subjects that involve critical analysis are of most interest.
This role also requires a grade 4/C in Maths and English GCSE.