Bid Coordinator


We are seeking a Bid Coordinator to join our busy preconstruction team, located in our Ballymena Headquarters. You will be expected to coordinate the Bid / PQQ process, compile and produce bids in order to achieve desired contracts and work closely as a support service to the Estimating department.

The Role:

  • Management of company profiles on portals and tender/bid platforms
  • Identify opportunities via online client portals & tender notices
  • Retrieve PQQ/tender documentation from relevant portals and platforms
  • Undertake and complete PQQ submissions and technical compliance information to accompany tender bids and responses to expressions of interest
  • Ensure all bids are accurately completed and represent Dowds experience and abilities
  • Complete submissions inline with pre-set deadlines and company branding
  • Develop a good understanding of awarding authorities, their vision, strategy and plans in order to maximise new business generation opportunities
  • Any other duties as required by management

The above list is not exhaustive, and the post holder may be required to take on other duties and responsibilities for the effective and efficient performance of this role.

Person Specification:

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in bid writing
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and short timescales
  • Computer literate in all Microsoft packages
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong business acumen


Desirable Criteria

  •  Construction or Building Services experience

Employee Benefits

  • IIP Gold Company
  • Life Cover ( x 2 Salary)
  • Enhanced Holidays
  • Private Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Wellbeing Initiatives & Perks
  • Health Cash Plan

We are committed to investing in talent and developing opportunities for our staff. As equal opportunities employers, we welcome applicants from all communities.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to:

Closing Date: Monday, 27 November 2023