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Bid Writer

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
North London, London
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days leave
Closing date
14 Feb 2024

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Sector
Construction
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

An exciting opportunity for a BID WRITER to join this growing concern

£45 000 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Minimum 5 years experience as a Bid Writer and preferably a degree in Civil Engineering/Construction Management

45 hour week

KEY COMPETENCIES
Personal Attributes

  • Proven ability to write effective, concise and compelling content
  • Technical writing skills, displaying creative flair in submissions
  • Excellent attention to detail and meticulous planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to obtain accurate, high-quality information from all bid stakeholders in order to produce bid collateral
  • Able to work to tight deadlines in high pressured situations associated with deadlines
  • Excellent communicator with a strong command of spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and able to engage with all stakeholders at all levels
  • Team player with ability to help give team members the necessary skills and confidence to write and produce materials themselves
  • Self-motivated. Capable of working under minimal supervision and on own initiative.
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Good IT skills
  • A high attention to detail with an excellent editing and proofing ability

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Experience Required

  • Excellent literacy skills, with an extensive vocabulary
  • Deadline driven with effective time management skills
  • Thrive in a busy environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workload
  • Experience in the required business sector
  • Proven bid team involvement
  • Can demonstrate effective bid writing skills
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) and database software.

Essential Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent qualification. Candidates without this level of education may be considered if they can demonstrate suitable work experience.
  • Full Driving License

Desirable Qualifications

  • Professional Qualification such as MICE, MCIOB, MRICS, RIBA or APMP

ROLE PURPOSE
As a Bid Writer, you will work under the supervision of a Bid Manager and will assist them in developing a proposal structure. The role also requires reviewing and editing previously written content where necessary, working with other bid team members to produce written bid responses and presentation collateral in line with deadlines. The role will involve writing content for use in the bid, and also presentations and all supporting documentation, ensuring a cohesive and consistent approach.
ROLE SUMMARY
You will plan the bid response and deliver submission documents in line with the requirements of each tender and in keeping with the brand. You will be enthusiastic, passionate, and ambitious and able to quickly encapsulate our company culture in the submission content that you prepare. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years' experience as a bid writer and will be able to demonstrate content for successful bids ranging in value from £5m to £20m. You will also be required to carry out any other duties appropriate to this post
BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Long Service Scheme
  • Car allowance (if deemed business user) - £4,410 per annum
  • Access to Peoples Pension scheme after 3 months service
  • Access to Group Pension Scheme after completion of one years service
  • Life Assurance and Critical Illness cover if joining pension scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme & Medicash after successful completion of probation
  • CSR Programme (3 days supported per annum)
  • Continuous Development Opportunities

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