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Bid Desk Coordinator - Internship

Publish Date:  Sep 5, 2021

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB-United Kingdom

Company:  Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.


These internships are part of the Kickstart scheme, and therefore are only available to individuals who have been referred through the DWP and are eligible for the scheme. Please do not apply if you have not been directed here by a careers advisor at the DWP. 


Working within the UK Bid Desk (incremental pre-sales) organisation, this internship will work alongside the Demand Managers and Solution Architect community to support new and incremental business, bringing together written material and data that can be used to support our pre-sales proposal production process.

The internship is expected to demonstrate professionalism whilst providing support to solutions and processes using existing tooling, collaboration tools, models and building blocks to support the pre-sales processes.


Key responsibilities for the role of the Genius Within Internship include:

  • The ability to review and question existing written documentation including text, data and project plans
  • To support production of management information
  • Using existing tooling, collaboration tools, and building blocks to support presales process improvements
  • Communicate with other areas of the business to request information and obtain inputs
  • Participate in reviews for lessons learned & continuous improvement
  • Follow workflow processes and assist with co-ordination & production of associated proposal and management information content
  • Feed into management of expectations around timescales of work output, ensuring turnaround times are aligned to business objectives
  • To feed into and express opinions on improvements process and procedures.


Applicants should possess:

  • The ability to maintain an appropriate level of professionalism and be able to follow both detailed instructions and high-level guidance.
  • To appreciate and understand the importance of deadlines to the business
  • To appreciate how progress is being made with tasks and raise awareness if deadlines are unlikely to be met.
  • Understand common functions and be able to navigate and use menu options in MS Office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • A written and verbal level of English language equivalent to a GCSE pass.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail for written content & document aesthetics
  • Good analytical skills – we would like you to able to review and question what you are reading, rather than just accept it.


Applicants should:

  • Be motivated to learn and show enthusiasm and resilience
  • Be organised or be able to demonstrate that they are following instructions, and are able to work on a number of projects at the same time
  • Be willing to learn
  • Working hours 25
  • 9am-3pm [Includes 1 hour unpaid lunch break]


Here at Atos, we want all of our people to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be themselves at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have built a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong!

Interested in applying? Atos offers flexible working, a competitive salary, employee benefits including pension, life insurance, private healthcare and more, so click apply today!