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Bid Writer

Our client, a property and infrastructure support services company focusing largely on delivering technical facilities management solutions, is looking to recruit an experienced Bid Writer to be based in the City.

The successful Bid Writer will liaise with and provide support to the Business Development and Bid team and report into the Head of Bids. 

Key Features of Role

The Bid Writer as part of the Bid Management team is responsible for generating a significant proportion of the company’s annual revenue.

The bids produced and submitted by the Bid Writer are usually the highest value contracts coming into the business overall and the highest profile of new and existing Clients.

Each Bid writer manages the written and editorial aspects of the proposal development process.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·Gather technical data from internal departments and operational teams such as IT, Sales, Marketing, Finance and Legal and interpreting this into layman’s terms in order to construct compelling and readable text ensuring that a visionary and bespoke solution is offered to the Client.

·Responsible for ensuring tenders are submitted consistently ahead of the deadlines set by the tendering authority or body.

·To develop a knowledge base of the company that is second to none, with an ability to produce bids on all company products, from core services.

·To objectively appraise tender submissions, to add and edit information as necessary in order to structure an effective response.

·Plan key stages of individual tender projects and allocate appropriate deadlines with follow ups to ensure these deadlines are adhered to both within and outside the Tender department.

·Supply directors and managers with relevant research and market intelligence information and give guidance with relevant strategy and pricing proposals. Contribute to meetings involving Directors & managers and being completely knowledgeable of the requirements for each tender.

·Contribute as a team to the in depth analysis of the prospects key drivers and provide appropriate discriminators in order to add value and supply the most competitive and compliant bid.

·Drafting of legally binding documentation is a key activity within the role. Each tender has to be as precise as possible as the company will be tied to provide everything that it sets out within the bid.

·Responsible for proofreading of created material and the work of other team members. To provide constructive criticism on any areas that may need adjustment, working together to ensure a submission of the highest standard is achieved.

The successful individual will be an effective communicator who has demonstrable experience ideally within both hard and soft FM environments, although other relevant sector experience will be considered.

This role represents a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established organisation, allowing you to expand and develop your existing Bid Writing skills to achieve first class winning tenders. On offer is up to a 45K basic salary plus package and benefits.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Danny Thompson on 020 88920115 or email Daniel.thompson@mrgpeople.co.uk If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies we have on our website. We are specialists in Bids and Marketing Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.

Job added on 20-08-2014