Bid Writer

Posted 27 August 2021
Salary£20000 - £28000 per annum + pension, benefits
LocationHalesowen, Dudley, England
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering Recruitment
Referenceharvi
Contact NameVictoria Elliott

Job description

Bid Writer
based from either Halesowen or Leicester
office/WFH based
Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm

What you will do

The Bid Writer will report to the Sales Enablement Manager. 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
*Lead Storyboard sessions with virtual team members to develop coherent and tailored responses.
*Complete non-standard detailed/ tailored PQQ & ITT responses.
*Qualification of tender documents, complete customer research to understand customer vision and values.
*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
*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.
*Proactively identify tender opportunities through registration on portals, maintain a Bid Database.

What we look for
Essential
*Bid/proposal Writing Background and/or Degree educated
*Advanced MS Word Skills & proficient in MS Office
*Attention to detail
*Strong time management/ prioritization skills
*Decision Making
*Stakeholder Management
*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.
*From mechanical or electrical background.

Preferred
*Knowledge of the Public Sector and how it operates advantageous but not essential.