Home-based with UK Travel
Full Time, Permanent
£70,000 - £85,000 (dependent on experience)
Here at Serco, we are seeking a Bid Director with proven experience in structuring, leading and winning bids of significant complexity and scale, with a specific focus on bidding and winning work with key government departments.
We are currently expanding our team. In this brand-new role, you will focus primarily on Justice & Immigration (J&I) opportunities, leading a team of bidding professionals in this sector. As a senior member of the bidding community, you will play an active part in team development, continuous improvement and cross-portfolio challenge and support.
Your time will be well utilised with great opportunities for personal development, owing to a strong pipeline with a range of complex large-scale bids ahead. You will join a team who are focused on work winning, as well as ensuring we work in a way that prioritises wellbeing and developing the growth leaders of the future. We take pride in making a difference, to each other and the citizens that we serve.
As part of this you'll:
What you'll need to do the role:
Meaningful and vital work: In this position, your work is vital to the business, in terms of decisions and growth. You will gain a world of opportunity working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, personal growth, achievement and development won't be hard to find. You'll also work with great people. You'll find yourself working in a highly motivated, supportive environment where no two days are the same, with experienced colleagues who strive for excellence.
What we offer:
*Please note the internal job title for this role will be Principal Bid Lead due to internal gradings
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.