Bid Coordinator

Europe, Europe, Serco Europe [9583]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
Job type

About this job

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

Join our dynamic team as a Bid Coordinator  in one of our European office locations. In this role, you’ll be an integral part of the European Bid Team, collaborating with diverse bid teams across the Business Unit. You’ll also work closely with teams in Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, Holland, Switzerland, and beyond.  This role is crucial in positioning the company for success by securing valuable business opportunities and contributing to its growth.

This role involves working with different teams to manage projects, make sure everything is done properly, and create successful bids. This is a chance to work in a diverse organization in a very important role. It also gives you the opportunity to gain a lot of different experiences in bidding for different projects.


  • Support the governance process for individual bids, working in partnership with Bid Managers and wider bid teams
  • Support individual bid management and governance processes as required, including:
    • Support with booking and managing meetings – e.g. governance sign-offs, challenge/review sessions etc.
    • Contributing to key stages of the bid process – e.g. production of bid kick-off packs, managing document reviews etc.
    • Helping to manage bid programmes and timelines.
  • Help to manage individual bid resourcing and budgets in partnership with Bid Managers
  • Manage the SharePoint site for each specific bid
  • Manage bid portals – e.g. clarification questions; bid submission uploads etc.
  • Contribute to ad hoc bid writing, management and production tasks as required
  • Develop/maintain expertise in bid processes, through liaison with the central team, Sector and Functional colleagues
  • Provide general support to the team as required (e.g. organisation of events, travel etc.)


  • Experience of effective working on live bids
  • Good understanding of public procurement processes, rules and portals
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, with excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Fluent English – any other European language is a strong asset
  • Capacity to handle demanding and fluctuating workload
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail with steadiness under pressure
  • Energy and tenacity
  • Team player
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work with a range of people


  • Demonstrable track record of innovative thinking
  • Implementation of new processes and systems


Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Corporate Benefits Package.
  • Support provided on relocation – Information available upon request.
  • Company Events.

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