Bid Writer

£25000 - £30000 per annum
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time
This ambitious business, delivering training solutions and workforce consultancy to learners and employers throughout the East Midlands. They are graded Good by OFSTED across all areas of the business and hold Quality 9001 accreditation, Matrix and IIP Silver. Their 'PRAISE' values (pride, respect, accountability, integrity and service excellence) drive all delivery services to their employers and learners, and to their own employees, always embedding professionalism within a culture of continuous improvement.

They currently has turnover of £5m with plans for significant short-term growth and is committed to encouraging equality and diversity and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

The Role

You will be researching and sourcing tender opportunities in line with their growth strategy, establishing the requirements of each tender opportunity by liaising with their Operations Team to assess suitability for tender and to develop strategies for answering tender questions. You will be completing Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ), Invitation to Tender (ITT), or Expression of Interest (EOI) forms.

You will attend tender briefings and market engagement events to ensure awareness of any emphasis placed on particular aspects of the bid requirements, as well as to network with other interested parties. You will be writing and delivering presentations as part of the tendering process, discussing bid activity and progress with Directors and ensuring information is shared with the Business Development team.

The Individual

You will have a good eye for detail with excellent written skills and can use IT portals to identify tender opportunities and submit tenders. You will work well under pressure, often managing multiple bidding opportunities simultaneously.

Proof reading skills to identify strengths and weaknesses within a bid are essential along with experience of collating information and presenting it following tender guidelines. You will integrate seamlessly within the Business Development team to ensure that all bids meet the brief, are innovative and are completed within the agreed timescales.

You will have proven experience in bid writing, with preference given to candidates who can demonstrate success in tendering for ESFA, DWP, LEP, Local Authority, NHS, Apprenticeship Levy and commercial contracts.

In return they offer excellent terms and conditions:
- 36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)
- contributory pension scheme
- life assurance
- Employee Assistance Programme

They are committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of their learners and expects all their staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Should your application be successful; an enhanced disclosure will be requested from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and any contractual offer will be subject to rigorous vetting procedures.

They process your personal data in line with their Data Protection Policy which is aligned to the General Data Protection Regulations (2018).

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