Tender and Contracts Administrator (Dutch or French Speaking)

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
13 Oct 2016
13 Nov 2016
Bio-Rad .

Hays are excited to be working in partnership with Bio-Rad, since 1952 Bio-Rad laboratories have been advancing scientific discovery by manufacturing and distributing a broad range of products for the life sciences, research and clinical diagnostics market. Due to experiencing significant growth they are opening a new Shared Service Centre in Watford next to Watford Junction in January 2017. 

Bio-Rad are looking for a Tender and Contract Administrator, you will need to be fluent in Dutch to pro-actively support the tender and bid management elements of the business. You will work individually and as part of the team, researching and understanding individual pre-qualification and tender requirements in respect of the submissions being made to ensure they are accurate and fully compliant so deadlines are successfully met. 

Duties as follows: 

  • Liaise with the Commercial teams to meet overall objectives
  • Execute the contract, in case of cost per reportable they invoice accordingly
  • Set prices in the system according to the contract. Ensure the instrument is allocated correctly for RR, the prices set in the system...
  • Proactively follow contracts for renewals and send reminders to customers
  • Undertake and complete PQQ, PFQ submissions and technical/compliance information to accompany tender bids and responses to expressions of interest
  • Download/upload tender documents via procurement portals
  • Maintain a library of frequently used documents and standard responses
  • Liaise with colleagues to gather supportive data and works information
  • Manage the approval process before the tender is submitted
  • Create and collate information as required including CVs, technical information, statistics and presentation slides
  • Create production of final documents
  • Assist with the production of new documentation
  • Internal/External communications in French or Dutch and English
As a Tender and Contract Administrator, you will assist with the development of corporate standards to ensure that the company is always represented in a professional and consistent manner. To achieve this, you will have: 
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Fluent in Dutch
  • Knowledge of the life sciences and clinical diagnostics market (this is desirable but not essential)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Dutch
  • Good computer literacy and presentation skills
  • SFDC and SAP experience desirable
  • A strong administrative background and preferably experience within marketing / business development / bid management
This is an exciting time to join Bio-Rad who offer a world of career opportunities and will provide you with the training and development you need to succeed in your career. In return they are offering a competitive salary and benefits package. 

For more information about the role and organisation please visit their dedicated recruitment website hays.co.uk/jobs/bio-rad or please apply now with an up to date CV.