Nicholas Associates Group, a recruitment agency specializing in apprentice to boardroom placements, has announced the appointment of Jenny Begley as Group Bid Manager. Begley will play a central role at the company’s headquarters in Sheffield and will have a national remit, working to secure volume contracts with leading employers in various industries, including industrial, engineering, construction, apprenticeship, graduate, and white-collar sectors. With over 20 years of experience in senior roles in the recruitment sector as a bid and proposal specialist, Begley is an accredited member of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals. She successfully led the bid management process for the recruitment of 1,500 employees and volunteers for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
As Group Bid Manager, Begley will report to Group Sales Director Sunny Singh and manage the complete bid and contract renewal process. She will work to ensure that the firm’s submissions meet the required criteria to compete for substantial recruitment contracts across the portfolio of brands, which include Apprentice Employment Agency, Stafforce, Cra-Cro Site Services, Nicholas Associates, Ashley Kate HR & Finance, Main Board, and Olano. Begley’s mandate includes managing the end to end tender process, coordinating and project-managing national stakeholder teams, and ensuring the timely delivery of responses for various recruitment solutions including Managed Services, RPO, Total Talent Management, and Consultancy.
Singh said, “Her expertise will undoubtedly benefit the Group’s positioning in competitive tender situations.” Begley’s extensive experience in bid preparation for temporary, permanent, and professional staffing, search and selection, executive search, outsourcing, training, outplacement, and HR consulting will significantly enhance the service offering provided by Nicholas Associates Group.