Bid Writer

Location : Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Job Ref : JA1051
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Construction
Salary : £Competitive

Description

JA1051 – Bid Writer

Location – Rutherglen

Salary – Competitive

Hours – 39/week

Overview:

We are currently recruiting for a Bid Writer to join our client’s business. The successful candidate will be required to source, identify and complete PQQ and Tender opportunities, managing the process from start to finish to a consistently high standard ultimately winning business for the company.
 
Aims and Objectives:

  • Working within the Bid and Business Development team the chosen candidate with full responsibility the responsibilities of managing the PQQ and Tender process from end to end
  • Communicate closely with all subject matter experts and stakeholders across each division and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring all submissions are delivered within set timescales
  • Work within the Company culture, ethos, and brand guidelines in line with the Company Procedures

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the complete bidding process from identification to final submission
  • Identify opportunity searches via a variety of mediums, capturing and circulating clear and concise information regarding potential opportunities and arrange engagement events with all stakeholders following a documented decision-making process.
  • Development and coordination of bid responses, at both PQQ and ITT stages, in line with Company requirements and brand guidelines
  • Production of bespoke and high-quality tender submissions based on clients’ bespoke requirements
  • Peer review of tender documents from other team members within the wider Company network
  • Distribute information requests to stakeholders and subject matter experts for the appropriate business stream and maintain liaison/management to ensure adequate response time to meet submission deadlines
  • Liaise with internal departments to source information from previous customers, e.g., References and client satisfaction reports
  • Research and gather relevant information to create fully inclusive bid responses
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of bid response resources, information, and relevant certifications
  • Maintain a database of answers and documents to assist in future PQQ/ITT’s
  • Manage a fast-paced workload and be reactive to deadlines across multiple business streams, prioritising workload as required

Skills and Experience:

Essential

  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills
  • Experience of Managing/Coordinating Bids
  • Attention to Detail
  • Creative Writing Skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Educated to Degree level
  • Experience in bid writing

 

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