Assistant to Bid Manager


Walker Fire are looking for an individual to support the work of the Bid Manager at Preston Head Office, to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks.

You must exhibit a positive, diligent and ambitious outlook coupled with the ability to work in a highly pressurised environment. To be considered for this role you must have previous experience in office administration, although full training will be given.


• Completing approved contractor and Health and Safety questionnaires.
• Registering the company on new portals and searching for business opportunities.
• Updating company and engineer details on Reset portal:
• Updating training for Asbestos Awareness, CSCS and Human Focus.
• Quotations using in house QuoteWerks.
• Assisting the Bid Manager with various aspects of the bid.
• Administrative duties such as filing and data input.

Essential Requirements:

• Minimum 1 year’s proven experience in an administration role.
• Computer skills especially with Microsoft Office packages.
• High standard of written communication.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Good organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
• Proven ability to work in an autonomous role coupled with the ability to balance work in a team environment.
• Ability to adapt communication and interpersonal skills.


• On-site free parking.
• Opportunity to join a childcare voucher scheme.
• Option to join the Work Place Pension Scheme.
• Loyalty Scheme – extra days holidays for length of service and no sickness.
• Working in a long established and reputable business.

Hours of work: 42.5 hours per week: 8am - 5pm (30 minute lunch break) Monday – Friday.
Salary: £17,000. 20 days holiday plus all statutory holidays.

Walker Fire is an equal opportunities employer.


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