Proposals Bid Writer

Edge Executive
15 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Proposals Bid Writer - Leeds

My client is a Tier 1 contractor who predominantly work within the Health, Education, Commercial, Hotels and Leisure and Retail. My client currently enjoys a turnover of c£200 million within their Northern Division and execute projects ranging in value up to £30 million.

With significant growth plans my clients immediate focus is to strengthen their pre-construction team with the introduction of an experienced Bid Writer.

Job Description

  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Writing high-quality winning proposal documents, including producing, coordinating and editing written content
  • Managing the submissions process if required
  • Contributing to the bid team at key stages of individual tender projects, gathering technical information from internal departments in order to compile and ensure a high quality bespoke solution is offered to the client
  • Actively participating in story boarding and development of strategic themes
  • Ensuring all proposals are prepared in line with tender programme requirements
  • Ensuring submissions are produced are to the highest quality and aligned with company bid management standards
  • Responsible for proof reading material and providing technical and commercial writing skills
  • Assisting with development of bespoke proposals, best practice information, technique guides; template answers and style sheets
  • Building and developing relationships with a variety of business sector teams

Person Specification

  • Degree qualified - preferably in a subject with a high focus on creating high quality written work
  • Adaptable to deal with changing project requirements
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of Adobe InDesign, with a good working knowledge of other Adobe and Microsoft packages such as Photoshop and Word
  • Industry specific knowledge of Bid Writing within the Construction market
  • Team player able to work as part of a larger team or alone when required
  • Proven track record in the sector or similar role, preferably with a main contractor
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Exceptional writing, editing and copy-writing skills
  • Able to thrive on new challenges and have the drive to progress the role into other areas including Business Development as and when necessary
  • A naturally inquisitive nature to challenge ideas and provide innovative solutions
  • Display a creative flair in their writing, ensuring high standards of accuracy and document control

If you would like to be considered for this role, please click apply. For further information, please contact Hardev Singh at Edge Careers.