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Bid Writer

  • Location: Wilmslow
  • Salary: £30k - 40k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 08 May 2024
  • Job Ref: 406630LMO

Bid Writer – Wilmslow – Construction – Competitive Salary

My client are looking for a Bid Writer to join their team. The Bid Writer will be responsible for creating high-quality written bids and submissions. The new Bid Writer will be a self-motivated creative writer and have a positive, winning mentality.

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Provide admin support from initial enquiry to tender submission, including bid writing input from general quotations/client enquiries to large scale bid submissions.
- Management of the in-house CRM database
- Taking ownership of client portals/frameworks – including dealing with daily alerts and maintenance of portal logins.
- Thoroughly editing and proof-reading material to ensure information is formatted and grammatically correct without spelling errors.
- Collaboration with the wider team to develop compelling Social Value Bid responses
- Review all client documents prior to a bid launch meeting.
- Work with the Senior Bid Manager to develop a clear win strategy for each bid and ensure win themes are clear and compelling.
- Managing & contributing to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation
- Ensure timescales are achieved at each step of the bid process, including all internal processes, while taking the initiative in setting realistic deadlines.
- Co-ordinate and plan all client presentations required as part of the bid submission.
- Be a competent bid writer able to create, re-write or polish bid content this includes being able to identify when responses do not meet client requirements and supporting the author to improve ahead of review.
- Drive continuous improvement by harvesting model answers for storage on our bid knowledge hub, conducting Lessons Learned sessions and influencing bidding behaviours by sharing best practice and coaching colleagues.
- Complete Capability Assessments and PQQ’s
- Utilise software i.e. InDesign, Photoshop etc to create and update project case studies and staff CVs
- Ad Hoc duties as and when required.

Previous experience in a Bid Writing role
Previous experience in Construction
Excellent communicator
A high attention to detail with an excellent editing and proofing ability
Excellent literacy skills
Deadline driven, results focussed with effective project and time management skills
Ability to multitask and prioritise workload