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Senior Bid Writer

Posted 2 February by Square Peg Associates Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Square Peg Associates are working with a successful and people focussed business based in East Lancashire to recruit an experienced Bid Writer. Our client has modern offices, free onsite parking and they are based near to Blackburn.

The Senior Bid Writer is responsible for overseeing and managing the bid and proposal production. Responsibilities include overall responsibility for written content, writing, gathering and proofing content, and collating material into compelling bids/proposals that drive business development.


  • Identify tender deliverables and programme internal and external resources to achieve prescribed deadlines
  • Work with the Sales and Tender team to coach and assist bid members to create compelling responses
  • Research, author and format responses with input from the response library and bid team members
  • Coordinate response inputs from bid team members, sales professionals, marketing and supply chain partners
  • Contribute to content creation in support of the application
  • Act as the primary link between the bid team and the customer with regards to tender queries and amendments
  • Take ownership of all PQQ deliverables, collate and refine responses for submission
  • Ensure that review and sign-off is achieved on all submissions to accord with identified authorisation levels
  • Monitor online portals and websites for opportunities
  • As a member of the bid team, represent the company at client briefings, interviews and presentations


  • The individual will thrive in a fast paced environment
  • The successful candidate will have experience in a similar bid writing role
  • A demonstrable track record of bid writing success is a prerequisite and a detailed understanding of contemporary writing techniques will be viewed as a distinct advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential; as are strong computer and presentation skills. The successful candidate will be methodical, detailed and work well under pressure


  • Pension - Contributory between 2% - 5%
  • Holidays 34 days per annum
  • Bupa

Required skills

  • Bid Writing
  • Proof Reading
  • Proposal Production
  • Quotations
  • Tender Submissions

Reference: 34386244

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