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Industrial Placement - Submission Assistant

We are currently recruiting talented undergraduate students seeking a 12 month Submission Assistant Industrial Placement within our Regional Building London team to start in August 2019.

Regional Building operates from 28 offices spanning from Inverness in Scotland to Truro in Cornwall, delivering projects from £100k refurbishment work to £200m Major Capital Projects. Our regional network is unrivalled in the industry and is uniquely placed to harness the opportunities of loc​al markets and customers.  Our ability to deliver locally, supported by local businesses and suppliers, ensures a large proportion of our customers’ spend remains within our local economies where it is often reinvested.

Your role:

We are currently recruiting talented undergraduate students seeking a 12 month placement within our Regional Building London team to start in July 2019. The key responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare new graphic layouts for bid submissions, design reports, design boards, displays, PowerPoint presentations
  • Collate all relevant information and ensure it is easily available for bid management, including CVs, project information, company data, references etc
  • Prepare relevant brochures or questionnaires in response to requirements of each specific project or Client brief
  • Assist in managing and collating all the submissions, electronic files and paper copies of the submissions
  • Delivery of customer focused, compliant, professionally produced proposals within defined timeframes
  • Co-ordinate and review/edit proposal input from a variety of internal stakeholder’s e.g Project Managers, Directors and Design Managers
  • Compile documents using a variety of software platforms, which mainly include Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint (training will be provided)
  • Ensure that all communications, internal and external, adhere to brand, style and messaging guidelines and represent Kier values
  • Assist in the preparation of large presentations
  • Provide Business Development support by sourcing material for Project Completion Case Studies
  • Assist in the collation of information for the production of Awards entries

What you need to qualify:


  • Academically you’ll on course to achieve a 2.1 or above on an English, Marketing or Business related programme
  • A-Level English is desirable
  • You should be required to complete a 12 month Industrial Placement as part of your degree
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Strong time management/prioritisation skills
  • Strong written English language skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to think on your feet and 'roll up your sleeves' when needed
  • Work proactively with a keen interest in devolving their careers within the Industry
  • Live the Kier values, collaborative, forward thinking and enthusiastic

What you’ll receive and achieve: 


  • A social atmosphere where you’ll build relationships throughout the business
  • Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts
  • Become part of some of the UK’s most high-profile projects
  • A commitment to support a reasonable work life balance
  • Responsibility for your own achievements, taking control of project elements
  • Support, mentoring and guidance through your year’s placement

What next:

We are excited to receive your application so please review our roles and apply online as soon as possible.  Our recruiters take the time and effort to read through each application thoroughly and appreciate your interest in our opportunities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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