Apprentice Pursuit Coordinator ARCADIS (UK) LIMITED

The Strategic Pursuits team is a key part of our sales and business development team, supporting customer focused proposals and tender submissions to win new business.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    The working week is Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will work under the supervision of the Senior Pursuit Coordinators and Pursuit Leaders to support in the creation of winning pursuit submissions and client presentations. They will support with the administration and production of developing pursuits, through Market to Opportunity and Pursuit to Win phases.

Typical tasks and activities include: 

  • Create and support maintaining the Bid Management sharepoint site & collaboration hub
  • Supporting Pursuit Leaders in setting up meetings, attending MORE sessions and meetings to capture action points and intelligence
  • Producing documents, presentations and other pursuit materials to a clear brief, using established formats and software 
  • Collation of corporate information for pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQ) submissions 
  • Ensuring pursuit and proposal documentation is formatted, collated and presented in a professional manner 
  • Identifying opportunities to learn, grow and develop using our internal communities, team members and training materials

The training you will be getting

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, individuals will obtain a Level 3 qualification and will be eligible for membership of the Association of Bid and Proposal Management Professionals (APMP).

This apprenticeship will be delivered by RHG Consulting through blended delivery with live webinars, on-line learning and distance learning resources. Apprentices will be given one day a week to work towards this apprenticeship. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The apprentice will develop and grow within in the team to a senior Bid Proposal Coordinator and then Persuit Lead. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or C) Essential
A Level or equivalent English (Grade B or above) Desired

About the employer

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. We are 28,000 people, active in over 70 countries that generate €3.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.




103 Colmore Row


B3 3AG

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Bid and proposal co-ordinator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Dec 2023