Bid Writer

Cityscape Recruitment Ltd
East London
From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Bid Writer – East London / Essex

Demolition and Civil Engineering

£45,000 - £55,000 + package

About the Company:

Our privately owned client who is based in Essex is a leading name within the demolition and civil engineering industry with a group annual turnover in excess of £65M, with exciting plans in place for growth. Their services include asbestos removal, temporary works, demolition, remediation, earthworks and groundwork’s and current package values range in value from £500K to £15M.This client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards. They are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

About the Role:

The Bid Writer is required to work closely with the pre-construction team to develop detailed responses for the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ) and Technical Proposals within Tenders. Duties will include writing customised text, sourcing appropriate images and graphics to support responses. Working on your own initiative you will conduct research, interview contributors and gather information from a wide range of sources to construct a solid, well-structured response to the bid submissions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To write and develop content for tender responses which are bespoke to the target
  • To deliver high standards of work through supporting others to complete tender questions
  • Produce quality submissions which improve our conversion ratio from submission to success
  • Ensure all documents are free from errors and professionally presented
  • Develop an effective library of information and liaise with other departments to keep this updated
  • Coach other team members in Bid Writing to improve our overall achievement
  • To prepare presentations in a number of formats
  • Ensure all stakeholders receive regular feedback and advance notice of upcoming activity
  • Targets and develops a network of influential internal and external contacts
About the requirements:

The candidate MUST be able to write a variety of responses and documents, demonstrate good use of English and have the ability to convert draft notes into proposals. Must show the ability to work to strict deadlines using excellent communication, IT skills (In Design, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel) and presentation skills. A knowledge of the general construction / civil engineering industry is essential.

About the Salary / Package:

For this permanent position, I am targeting candidates looking to earn anywhere from £45,000 to £55,000 per annum however there may be flexibility on this as the specific salary will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward a copy of your CV to laura@ or call 01923 750 095 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.

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