Company DescriptionNEC Software Solutions is headquartered in the UK and operates around the world.We employ more than 3,000 people in six countries, building software and services to get our customers better outcomes.We traded as Northgate Public Services until 1 July 2021 when we rebranded to align with our owners, NEC. Most of our subsidiary companies did too (APD Communications, i2N, EMIS Care and Charter Systems) but our service design agency still trades as Snook.We’ve been part of global tech company NEC Corporation since January 2018.Find out more about our business on the Corporate Responsibility and Performance pages.Job DescriptionThe role will be based in Hemel Hempstead, working Monday to Friday and will report to the Head of Bid Management and Frameworks.This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual with a hard-working mentality to be successful in a role that genuinely makes a difference to the lives of the others. NEC is cultivating an environment that is driven by training and development and are committed to investing in the success of the employees.Business Fundamentals:Working with bid managers on preparation of tender documentsCompleting standard company information in client questionnairesPreparing and submitting NEC tender responses, monitoring and managing the mailboxes and working on the client facing Frameworks Service DeskUploading documents to internal and external portals, ensuring document control is adhered to.Formatting, submitting and tracking tender submissions.General administration and maintenance to support the team in updating in-house content library of Company Information and Knowledge Management.Appropriate liaison and support of bid stakeholders.Raising and logging questions with the client and reviewing tender notices and completing client portal registrations.Provide advice and guidance to NEC colleagues Receive opportunities to bid via email and client web sites and ensure they are immediately passed to the relevant area of the NEC business and actioned. Deal with all invoicing, payment and delivery enquiries through access to back-office systems and liaison with the finance and delivery teams.Maintain the information about NEC on the relevant framework’s web sites.Key opportunities:Attend regular training and development sessions with an assigned mentor.Ensure company policies and procedures such are understood and adhered toWork with a dedicated apprentice mentor who will support and develop you throughout your apprenticeship.A chance to become a well-rounded member of the teamYou will be given the necessary training and development to distinguish yourself early in your career with NEC.An opportunity to learn the fundamentals of becoming a successful employee within a large multi-national organisation.A chance to work within and contribute to, a culture of success, driven by enthusiastic and ambitious employeesQualifications5 GCSEs grade 4/C or above – Preferably English and MathsLevel 2 or Level 3 QualificationAbility to use the Microsoft Office product suite Good keyboard skillsGood telephone skillsAbility to assimilate NEC offerings to marketProactive, highly motivated with an enthusiasm to solve client problemsGood organisational skillsAbility to communicate effectively working independently and as part of a team.Good numeracy and written communication skillsListening and Verbal CommunicationBuilding Relationships and People SkillsFlexibility to work additional hours when required to complete tender submissions.Problem Solving and Multi-taskingTraining on the system, processes and procedures are included.Good Attention to Detail Additional InformationEmployees of NEC Software Solutions are entitled to the following benefits:Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/ sell 5 days (during enrolment period)4 x basic salary life assurance coverA Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributionsA selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needsCandidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the UK. Documentary evidence will be required.All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. NEC Software Solutions is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.
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