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Bid Writer

Bid Writer

Posted 14 March by ID Medical Easy Apply Ended


Write tender responses and proposals under the direction of the Bid & Commercial Support Manager re-using / re-working existing content, where possible, and creating new content, where required
Manage the knowledge base of re-usable bid content with the support of the Team administration function
Support the Bid & Commercial Support Manager in formulating the tender structure
Work with others to produce written bid responses in line with deadlines, e.g. Operations, Compliance, Project Management Office, HR, Finance, IT etc
Maintain a detailed library of previous and current projects with the support of the Team administration function
Manage bid collateral library (knowledge base), producing and updating content where necessary with the support of the Team administration function
Understand markets, including best practice, key competitors, governing legislation and key contracts
Communicate effectively with all key stakeholders and partners including colleagues, staff and customers in a multi-directional process
Attend meetings and training as required
Ensure adherence to policies, procedures and reporting systems
Develop own knowledge and skills in line with departmental, organisational, market and customer requirements


Support the Team administration function to ensure that necessary reports, bid tracker and reporting are prepared and submitted on time
Support the Bid & Commercial Support Manager and Team administration function to ensure bid/proposal activity is recorded
Support the development of the look and feel of tender/proposal responses, liaising with marketing team and using existing templates as required
Work with the marketing team to produce post bid and company presentations
Manage some bids/proposals and other projects in line with company guidelines, where workload necessitates


2-4 years' experience in Bid Writing or a similar role
Excellent written English with a proven ability to write effective, concise and compelling content while under pressure
Able to pull together factual information obtained from a variety of sources in a format which is both interesting and comprehensive
Excellent oral communication skills
High attention to detail with an excellent editing and proofing ability
Strong IT skills in Microsoft Office Suite (in particular with high level of Word, PowerPoint and Excel proficiency).
Excellent problem solving & analytical skills
Seeks opportunities to streamline and improve work processes and tender submissions
Able to gain cooperation from others and break down barriers (within the team and cross-functionally) to obtain information and accomplish goals
High sense of personal responsibility, committed, proactive, quick thinking and adaptable
Deadline driven with effective time management skills; ability to multitask and prioritise workload
Self-motivation with the ability to motivate others


APMP foundation level certificate
Ability to use Microsoft Access and Visio
Proposal automation software (or similar) experience
Previous experience working for a recruitment consultancy and/or exposure to NHS procurement
Experience in the Medical services sector

This job description is intended to be an indication of the scope of the role. In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required

Required skills

  • Bid Writer

Reference: 34685209

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