Technical Bid Writer – Highways

Location : Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England
Job Ref : DS571
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Construction
Salary : £40k - 45k per year

Description

Technical Bid Writer

Location: Hoddesdon

Salary: £40000 – £45000

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Technical Bid Writer on behalf of one of our clients.

To take responsibility for the creation of written responses as part of delivering work winning bid submissions for the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining content for bid responses for Smart Technologies such as; Electric Vehicle Charge Points, Smart City Proposals and associated technology.
  • Working with the bid managers, operational lead, bid library manager, other specialists within the business and our supply chain to create written material for bid responses.
  • Incorporating comments received from reviewers.
  • Ensuring the writing structure and words used in the bid persuasively convey the offer to the customer.
  • Edit for grammar, punctuation, capitalisation, clarity, readability, consistency and persuasiveness.
  • Actioning and updating the clarifications log where actions are assigned to the bid writer.
  • Following submission of the bid and feedback from the customer, work with the bid library manager to update the bid library with new/updated information gathered from the bid process.
  • Designing, formatting and producing bid templates, documents and related materials.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Successful experience of working as a bid writer within a bid team.
  • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) either Foundation, Practitioner or Professional level – desired but not essential.
  • Successful experience of working within a bid team for a highways or construction company.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Products. ·        
  • Passionate, self-motivating and can work with little or no guidance.        
  • Able to work as part of a team to achieve a greater goal; proactive and always willing to offer and ask for help when needed.  

Location: Hoddesdon

Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits

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