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Bid Writer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35k - 45k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction, Facilities Management
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 06 May 2024
  • Job Ref: 406395LMO

Bid Writer – Construction – Trafford Park - £35-45,000 salary – Car allowance

Type of role- Permanent
Hours- Full time: 36.5
Shift pattern- Monday to Friday – 2 days office 3 days WFH

Role and responsibilities
• Produce bid-winning submissions in line with client-driven timescales
• Sell the skills of the business through engaging copy, information and graphics
• Develop the Bid Library through the constant refinement, improvement and production of content
• Control brand integrity and support the correct use of templates within the business unit
• Allocate, manage, support and edit input from other team members
• Review and extract deliverables from tender documents, allocate responsibilities to bid team members (and others, if necessary) as part of the Bid Launch manage others’ timely and appropriate input
• Work with the bid team to develop a win theme and reflect this in the submission
• Take responsibility for bid production to a submission-ready state, ensuring that all submitted materials meet company brand guidelines
• Produce presentations (mostly Powerpoint) for post-tender interviews
• Support the Bid Lead, and to take on that role on occasions, where appropriate
• Assist the Bid Coordinator to write copy for project profiles, staff CVs and other library material

Candidate Skills
• Understanding of the construction industry tender process
• Experience in construction sector bid writing
• Demonstrably strong writing skills
• Ability to prioritise workload when constrained by tight deadlines calm under pressure
• Confidence to delegate and communicate effectively with all departments
• Experienced user of MS Office software, particularly Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
• Experience of Adobe InDesign (Desirable)
• Experience of MS Project (Desirable)
• Background in the mechanical & electrical services industry (Desirable)

Salary- £35k - £45k
Car allowance- £330 per month (when applicable)
Pension- Yes, staff
Healthcare- Single
Life Assurance- x4 salary
Holidays- 25 Days + BH’s