We are looking for a Bid Coordinator to join us at Housing 21, where we pride ourselves on being passionate about people and are committed to investing in those who work for us to help them to be the best they can be.
When you work for us, you will be joining an organisation that holds the Investors in People Platinum standard. Our people are our foundation, and we know how important it is to support them to do what they do best, whether through flexible working, learning new skills or being part of a friendly and supportive workplace culture.
We are incredibly proud of the culture we have created and celebrate the positive difference we make to society. If you think you’re ready for a new challenge and able to make a difference, then come and join us!
We are currently looking to recruit a full-time Bid Coordinator to join our Finance department. The successful candidate will have the option to either work from our Head Office based in Birmingham or be home based once all training and inductions are complete. For training and inductions there will be an expectation for these to be completed at Head Office.
The role is full-time, working 35 hours per week but as with all of our roles we are always happy to talk flexible working.
As a Bid Coordinator you will Coordinate the new business & retention bids and tenders’ function for all Housing 21 service products under the supervision of the Senior Bid and Contracts Manager.
You will be involved in recording and contributing to innovative and viable business solutions in partnership with other Housing 21 teams, ensuring that robust risk and governance procedures & records are in place for all investment projects.
You will also develop a good understanding of extra care service delivery (both housing and care) to support future growth and retention
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with a willingness to learn and understand public sector contracts and how they work, along with being able to demonstrate good organisational skills and abilities and good attention to detail. Full training will be provided for the successful candidate.
Here at Housing 21, we champion employee wellbeing and work/life balance. By joining us, in addition to our competitive rates of pay and comprehensive benefits package, we also offer free parking, free on-site gym membership, an on-site café and two days of volunteer leave each year. We are committed to investing in your development and also offer full/part cover for professional fees.
We think Housing 21 is an amazing place to work but don’t just take our word for it…
“Housing 21 encourages people to voice their opinions and creativity. Everyone is approachable and takes time to get to know you regardless of position” – Resident Charges Analyst, Finance
“I am very happy about the progress I have made at Housing 21. I have gone from being on a temporary contract to Credit Manager!”- Credit Manager, Finance
Who we are:
Housing 21 is a leading not for profit provider of Retirement Housing and Extra Care for older people of modest means.
We operate in nearly 200 local authority areas, manage around 20,000 Retirement and Extra Care Living properties and provide over 42,000 hours of social care each week.
We are committed to providing a modern, forward thinking 21st century service. We strive for continuous improvement and innovation in all that we do. We aim to provide a consistently excellent service and a great experience for all the people we serve.
To apply for this role as Bid Coordinator at Housing 21, please click apply online and upload an updated copy of your CV.