Bid Writer

Posted 12 January 2021
Salary£28000 - £30000 per annum + 25 holidays, Pension
LocationLeicester, Leicester, England
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering Recruitment
Contact NamePedro Pires

Job description

What you will do

The role will be office based from Leicester or Birmingham and you will report to the Sales Enablement Executive. You will work as part of a bid team and across all business units. You will manage a tender bid from inception to completion to secure contracts. The successful post-holder will be contributing to the planned and sustained business growth through the production of professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates the business value proposition.

The role will leverage best practices to retain customers going through the tender process and to win new projects. The successful applicant must be Tenacious with a "can-do" attitude and must be persistent, resolute in focusing on maintaining the highest standard of workmanship.

How you will do it

*Responses for PQQ in ITTs
*Lead Storyboard sessions with virtual team members to develop coherent and tailored responses
*Provide advice and guidance to colleagues on site visits from and interviews with potential clients
*Develop innovative ways of sharing and presenting information and involve the team in the change process
*Apply client bid feedback to future responses drive continuous improvement
*Ability to coach sales teams and subject matter experts in writing best practice
*Keep abreast of developments (both local and national) in the PS (through media, Govt. information sites and others) to be passed onto Account Managers.
*Proactively develop and manage a network of subject matter experts
*Work with the Tender Coordinator to maintain a Bid Database, tracking exactly what opportunities are out in the marketplace. Which bids we are/have responded to. Which business we have won/lost.

What we look for

*Bid/proposal Writing Background or Degree educated
*Advanced MS Word Skills & proficient in MS Office
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Attention to detail (QA Responsibility)
*Proven track record of developing successful proposals
*Strong time management/ prioritization skills
*Excellent attention to detail
*Decision Making
*Stakeholder Management
*Functional/Technical Skills