Bid Writer

Posted 5 April by Aspire Personnel Ltd Easy Apply Featured

Our Client designs tailored programmes for individuals and organisations to overcome challenges in the work place.

Through growth they are looking to recruit a Bid Writer to join their team

The main aspects of the job are -

To work closely with the Bid Manager ensuring that timely and high quality written tender responses are submitted in line with selected opportunities

To take responsibility for reviewing tender alert sites and identifying and logging opportunities, for review by the Bid Manager and Managing Director

Key Responsibilities - Role

Sourcing opportunities from portals, completing RFI’s / PQQ’s and writing high quality and timely tender responses as directed by the Bid Manager

Develop and maintain solid business relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, working proactively with the business to gather information to produce written tender responses

Work closely with and coordinate input from the relevant Consultant (Bid Lead) for solutions development and innovation

Attend the launch and mid-bid review meetings as required, ensuring a common and thorough understanding at all times. Participate in wash up reviews for all proposals submitted

Undertake thorough research on potential clients to enable shaping of bespoke tender responses and contribute to developing strategies and unique selling points for individual bids through developing an understanding of each client’s requirements

Review and proof reading of tender responses to ensure it meets the client’s stated objectives. Ensure compliance with tender submission instructions and deadlines, as well as internal processes and procedures

Manage post tender clarifications in line with stated timescales

Contribute to the bid library, proactively ensuring all information is up to date and ensuring sector specific bid material is available

Essential Core Skills and Experience

Bid writing and tender management experience

Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate equally well verbally and in writing, with people at all levels

Highly IT proficient experience using Word and Excel on a day-to-day basis, with a proven ability to produce part or full tender submissions

Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities effectively

Participate in project meeting discussions, with the ability to positively contribute to meetings

To ensure all relevant company processes and procedures are followed in the provision of a comprehensive service to all internal and external customers

To know and actively support company policies for Equality and Diversity, Environment and Data Protection

The role requires:

Proven ability to plan, organise, manage and prioritise a range of tasks under pressure - own and others

Excellent time management skills, with flexibility to meet time deadlines on a range of projects

An eye for detail and a commitment to quality

The ability to work well autonomously and with both individuals and teams.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is looking for the next step up in Bid Writing, and ideally may have a minimum of two year experience in a similar role.

Required skills

  • Bid Writing
  • Tender Management
  • Thorough Research

Reference: 34837521

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