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Our culture

Westfield Health

Our culture is built by our colleagues and their commitment to working in an environment where everyone is recognised and listened to. We work hard to inspire and empower each other to be the best that we can be, and we care about upholding an environment where there is mutual respect, compassion and care for everyone at Westfield Health.

We believe it is important that we all have meaningful work that fulfils our own potential and adds value to Westfield Health. We are curious and creative and take opportunities to look at things differently to enhance the experience for our colleagues and customers.

Our behaviours and values are called the Westfield Way, find out more about our values by clicking here.

The health and wellbeing of our people is an important part of our culture.

From on-site yoga and fitness classes, to nutrition workshops, a wellbeing room, free fruit and monthly wellbeing campaigns, we strive to make a healthy difference to the lives of our employees.

We’ve trained 30 of our employees in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and have a mental health policy in place because we recognise the importance of both the physical and mental health of our people.

Westfield Health

Our office

Based in the centre of Sheffield, we are at the hub of a vibrant, modern and green city, with excellent transport links.

Sheffield is a great place to live and work offering galleries, parks, shopping, sports and music venues and the largest theatre complex outside London, alongside the attractions of the Peak District National Park. It's within easy commuting distance of Leeds, Manchester and York.

Benefits

What our people say

Rosie

Rosie

“The main reason I enjoy working at Westfield Health is that I feel I can really make a difference. My opinions are listened to, I feel valued and I know my work has a positive impact. Westfield Health has big ambitions and these motivate and inspire me to develop and learn to be the best that I can be.“

Zoe

Zoe

“I’ve worked here for over 10 years and my love for the business continues to grow. I have embraced the internal wellbeing program over the last year which has made a huge difference to my life at work and home.

“I’ve lost 53lb, taken up running, healthy eating and trained as a mental health first aider.”

Mark

Mark

"The team at Westfield Health are brilliant. I've worked here for more than 20 years and even in our most challenging periods it's a supportive environment where everybody works together to get things done."

Job opportunities

Job opportunity

Bid Manager

Closing date: 19 August 2022
Location: Sheffield - Hybrid
Opportunity: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

The role of Bid Manager is critical to supporting the Westfield Health Group deliver its growth ambition.

Read more & apply...

About the role

Working with senior stakeholders, sales leads and subject matter experts from across the business, the Bid Manager will manage the end-to-end bid process from qualification through to contract win.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assemble a bid team, driving and managing the input from subject-matter experts and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, whilst taking ownership of the end-to-end process.
  • To manage the bid qualification (bid go / no go) process for new opportunities.
  • Review tender documentation and conduct research to identify key objectives of the prospective client and ensure these are addressed in the tender. Using the insights gathered, work with the Sales/Wellbeing lead to develop the unique value proposition from the prospective client.
  • Working closely with the nominated sales/wellbeing lead write a high-quality, persuasive bid tailored to the customers’ needs.
  • Collect information on reasons for win/loss, including customer interviews, to create meaningful Win/Loss Analysis. Communicate to key stakeholders.
  • Work with the National team and Head of Business Development to proactively identify and develop opportunities, conducting research on prospective clients using tools like Artesian and Pardot.

Skills and Values

We are looking for people to join our team who have the right level of experience and skills working in a fast-paced, commercial environment and can also demonstrate behaviours in line with our Values; The Westfield Way.

Education and Qualifications

Required

  • APMP Practitioner or Professional level essential.

Desired

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Experience

Required

  • Proven experience in delivering winning bid opportunities
  • Ability to manage the process from opportunity identification through to project delivery.
  • Experience writing bid and proposal responses

Skills

Required

  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work on own initiative, with minimal supervision at times.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse complex information from a range of sources and present in a succinct and compelling way.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to think and work pro-actively and creatively under pressure.
  • Excellent written English skills – preferably with bid writing or related experience.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (particularly PowerPoint and Word).

Desired

  • Commercial
  • CRM

The Westfield Way

We are passionate about inspiring and empowering our colleagues to be the best we can be. We believe that our people are our strongest asset and by recruiting people that understand and live by our values; The Westfield Way, we aim to continue to provide an excellent experience for our colleagues and customers. Our commitment to creating a workplace where our colleagues feel connected, heard, developed, recognised and supported has been demonstrated by our achievement of the prestigious Investors in People Gold accreditation!

Our co-created Values reflect the ‘way we do things around here’. The Bid Manager will be expected to demonstrate these values in all aspects of their role.

  • We care
  • We’re in it together
  • We are explorers
  • We own it

To find out more about what makes up each of our Values, please see our website.

Benefits

Westfield Health offers many benefits to our colleagues as part of your employment package. We believe that by treating our colleagues well, they will enjoy working with us -and happy colleagues makes happy customers; it’s a win-win!

Stay fit and well by accessing your personal Health Cash Plan and Private Medical Insurance policies. Be rest assured that you are well looked after and have cover for all your essential healthcare needs.

Take advantage of our all-inclusive internal wellbeing experience. We offer all colleagues free access to our Active Space which includes onsite gym facilities, daily classes and development from our wellbeing coach. Take time within the working day to utilise our Wellbeing Room, Yoga and Pilates classes to unwind and relax.

Our annual bonus scheme reflects the hard work we all contribute towards. We offer flexible working arrangements to balance your home and work life and, important to know for the future, we offer incremental annual leave and service awards to our colleagues after 5 years’ service.

To see more of our benefits, please go to our website.

Are you interested?

Part of the selection process will be a Competency Based Interview. Candidates will be asked for specific examples detailing how they have demonstrated the Skills and Values required for this role.

If you feel that you have the necessary experience and values to carry out this role, please apply by submitting your CV and provide information relevant to the selection criteria stated. This should include examples of how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the requirements of the role along with any other relevant supporting information.

Submit your CV and covering letter via email to HRinbox@westfieldhealth.com

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