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Administrator (Business Development & Sales)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Business, Support & Other
Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Town/City London
Salary Additional Information Up to £26,000
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Company Name Temple Group
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Directory Entry : Temple are leaders in the field of built and natural environments and creating sustainable futures.
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Temple www.templegroup.co.uk is one of the UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, planning and sustainability.

We are a purpose and people led organisation and as a B Corp we are part of a movement committed to transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet https://www.bcorporation.net/

With a team comprising many recognised industry leaders, we work with inspirational clients on their organisations, on their challenges and on exciting, innovative, complex and globally relevant projects, programmes and schemes.

We provide a bespoke professional service to clients so that they can make the right decisions and achieve the best outcomes. We do this by leveraging our experience and breadth of skills alongside our insights, commitment, and ethical approach to everything we do.

? The Role

This is a central support role working within, and helping to develop and advance, the Business Development (BD) & Sales team. It is primarily an internally facing role involving business administration, bid (and bid process) coordination, bid/tender delivery, team and external partner engagement.

Through the administration of sales opportunities, the co-ordination of bids and the management of tenders for submission to Temple clients, the focus of the role is help to drive new and repeat business by engaging and working with Temple’s internal technical and functional teams.

The role includes responsibility for administering, maintaining, implementing, and improving Temple’s Sales & BD processes and systems. This includes reporting to the Board on: the opportunity and bid pipeline; sales and BD activity; and sales performance vs forecast.

Main Areas of Responsibility / Performance

  • co-ordination of the bid/tender process from beginning to end.
  • helping technical teams to plan bid activities and resources.
  • seeking, circulating, tracking and ensuring responses to opportunities by monitoring inboxes and portals and engaging with the business.
  • supporting bid leads on key / strategic bids, and contributing to other bids, proposals, and fee submission as appropriate including planning, assistance, review and critique.
  • working with bid/team leads to ensure that governance around the bid and business development is maintained and bid timescales are met.
  • developing and maintaining the necessary BD & Sales documents in the Temple document management system.
  • maintenance of relevant tender portals, memberships and subscriptions including procurement accreditations.
  • providing initial induction and training on Temple’s opportunity pursuit and bid process.
  • working closely with the BD & Sales team, as well as marketing.


  • Being supportive of business operational needs by performing all required administration in a professional and timely manner.
  • Supporting a positive, forward looking, performance driven and value focused culture.
  • Acting in a professional manner to clients, external consultants and sub-consultants.
  • Actively seeking ways in which to contribute to the company’s overall objectives.
  • Displaying a good work ethic and working consistently to a high standard.
  • Engaging positively in other duties that may reasonably be required from time to time.
  • A flexible approach to working hours and travel within the UK.

Contracted Working Hours - 40 hours per week. Consideration may be given to part-time working (min 32 hours per week)

Specific Training – the training required to complete this role will be given. A personal Training and Development Plan will be set in line with company objectives upon joining the Company.

Qualifications Educational/Professional


  • ?Good relevant experience and/or relevant qualifications.


  • Degree-educated in a relevant discipline
  • ?Membership of a relevant professional institution 

Key Qualities and Requirements


  • Highly effective administrator and organiser.
  • Excellent numerical skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and spoken), interpersonal and people engagement skills.
  • Able to manage complex, multi workstream opportunities, often in parallel or conflicting timescales and deadlines.
  • Highly proactive, proficient at developing internal relationships and understanding client/partner requirements.
  • Have the ability to prioritise tasks.


  • Experience in delivering and managing bids in the infrastructure, property and corporate sectors.
  • Excellent design and graphic skills.
  • Comfortable working alongside Environment, Planning & Sustainability specialists.
  • Capable of delivering winning bids for consultancy services projects and frameworks.
  • Experience in bringing valuable input to bid win strategies and commercial discussions.

Equal Employment Opportunities

As an equal opportunities employer, Temple is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Temple.

Temple is an accredited Investors in People organisation.


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