Business Development Executive/ Bid Coordinator

Business Development Executive/ Bid Coordinator

Described by our clients as ‘passionate’, ‘innovative’, ‘collaborative’: BuroHappold Engineering is an independent, international engineering practice that over the last 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever-changing world. With recent deliveries such as the Godrej BKC office building, Lodha World One Tower, Omkar 1973, and collaboration on international commissions like the Qatar Foundation Stadium, Battersea Power Station redevelopment, and Riyadh Metro Stations, India is placed as a leading design office within BuroHappold, and truly emblematic of the economic and intellectual dynamism which continues to power the region's success in a global context.

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Executive to cater to our regional offices in India. This role will see you technically and creatively challenged on some of the most interesting developments in India and further afield. Teamwork and a collaborative approach are key to any project at BuroHappold, so your strong communication skills and passion to succeed with others will serve you well.

Type of contract
Senior Administration
Area of Expertise
Business Services
Middle East, India and Asia
Office / Project Location
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About the role...

The BD Executive’s focus may include, but is not limited to:

  • Co-ordinating all bid related activity from across disciplines and offices within India
  • Support in draft of RFQs/RFPs and the requirements for a standard submittal
  • Support of high-level work winning bids with the creative and appropriate use of existing work winning templates
  • Understand BuroHappold’s portfolio of work, key sectors, and firm wide philosophy and capabilities
  • Maintain and keep current the CRM system for pipeline reporting
  • Maintain and update marketing collateral including but not limited to capability statements, resumes, project sheets, technical approach text, government forms etc
  • Maintain and update the India contact database in Outlook
  • Assist in creating content for internal and external communications in line with our regional/global strategy (newsletters, website news, social media)
  • Create project award submittals and maintain calendar of award opportunities
  • As needed research of local, regional and national online sources for potential opportunities
  • Research conferences and speaking engagements, key clients, potential clients and anticipated projects
  • Assist in planning and organizing internal events
  • Exhibition design, from concept through to installation for both internal and external events
  • Design of high level, global Marketing Collateral
  • Provision of expert advice in appropriate use of the BuroHappold brand
  • Provision of expert advice to technical colleagues in the appropriate use of existing work winning templates
  • Design of internal communications tools


More about You..


Required Skills


The job requires:


As an experienced Marketing and Business Development professional, it is expected that you could demonstrate...

  • 3 - 5 years of professional experience in a marketing and business development profession with a design or professional services firm, preferably in the construction industry
  • High proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • High proficiency with all Microsoft applications
  • High attention to detail and an authentic investment in producing high quality materials
  • Some graphic design experience a plus but not essential
  • Demonstrated work on creating aesthetic marketing content
  • A flexible, innovative team player
  • Collaboration skills and the ability to successfully establish credibility in the role of advisor
  • Collaborate with the Global Marketing Team and network with other BH offices across the globe


Essential Experience

  • Demonstrable foundation of working experience in a professional environment,
  • Confident and able to work with internal stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work on several tasks, under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Intermediate design, illustrative and typographic skills
  • Strong skills in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign


Additional Skills, Knowledge and Attributes

  • Strong communications - written and verbal – skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong organisational capability
  • Flexible working style
  • Ability to work simultaneously on several projects


The post holder must at all times carry out his/ her duties with due regard to the BuroHappold Equality & Diversity Policy.

You are required to set a personal example in all aspects of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S).

You are responsible for encouraging and maintaining high standards of OH&S in all areas under your control; meeting or exceeding targets and reporting on OH&S Key Performance Indicators.  You will ensure compliance with the Company’s health and safety policy, relevant legislation and guidance in these areas.

You are required to fulfil the duties appropriate to your grade as detailed in the Roles & Responsibilities section of the Company’s Health & Safety Management System



Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals. We actively promote inclusivity to enable every individual to reach their full potential, the more inclusive we are the better our work will be.

We are working to change the lack of representation of minority groups in the built environment, and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions through collaboration.