Bid Writer
Construction - Engineering
£65k

Job Title: 
Bid Writer
Job Type: 
Manager
Job sector: 
Construction
Engineering
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£65k
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
BW/159/03
About this position: 

Our client is a leading multidisciplined contractor providing solutions to clients including Industrial support services (Painting, Blasting, Fabrication), Civil engineering, Rail contracting, and have a requirement for a “hands-on” Bid Writer to produce professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates the companies value proposition.

The Role: 
  • Preparing professional related PQQ and Tender submissions to tight deadlines
  • Completion of capability statements/expression of interest documents
  • Compilation and delivery of client orientated presentations
  • Attend bid review meetings and action as appropriate
  • Review tender requirements and write the information for tender submission for all business areas
  • Manage and write the library of information used by the Marketing department for future tenders
  • Populate all sections of each tender, ensuring that the documentation is written and presented to the highest possible standard
  • Co-ordinate and manage tender submission process. Develop an information library for the effective business development of operations
  • Work with other departments across the Organisation to develop sections of information for inclusion into future bids such as key areas of strength; which should include - departmental case studies, marketing approach, human resource experience etc.
  • Ensure that the information is continuously updated to ensure that the Organisation's areas of expertise and innovation are promoted
  • Other duties as required
  • The role will report into the Senior Bid Writer
The Person: 
  • Elements of the work are office based and require long periods at a computer.
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • Travel / driving to sites is required.
  • Degree or equivalent qualifications, ideally in a Construction/Civil / Mechanical Engineering / QS related discipline or creative writing, journalism etc would be desirable.
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role with desire to develop.
  • Previous experience of managing own workload is essential.
  • Sound understanding of commercial challenges. An enthusiasm for creating winning bids; passionate about client and bid success is essential.
  • You will have the ability to read, write and interpret different sources of written information.
  • You will use your initiative and the ability to plan, organise, prioritise, and work autonomously.
  • You will have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written.
  • You will be achievement orientated, disciplined, and dedicated to delivering excellence.
  • You will have a strong sense of responsibility and of task ownership.
  • You will work well as part of a team.
  • You will pay attention to detail.
  • You will be effective in performing well under pressure.
  • You can work well under strict time scales.