Bid Writer (Non-Technical)
Civil Engineering
£35k - £45k + Benefits + Bonus

Bid Writer

Ref: 690| Posted: 17th Apr 2024

Bid Writer – Civil Engineering / Construction     

(Northamptonshire / plus some REMOTE WORKING) 

Why join this company??? 

One of the UK’s most successful privately owned construction main contractors with over £1 billion turnover.   

Excellent Work Life Balance / Fantastic Company Benefits!

This company also provide excellent company benefits including car allowance, a company bonus, good pension scheme and also mix of office and remote working.

Career Progression!
As a growing business there is plenty of opportunity for career progression.


Key Responsibilities:

  • 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


To be considered for this Bid Writer vacancy you will likely have the following attributes:

- You Strive for High Quality and take pride in your work.
- Previous employment as a Bid Writer, Bid Manager, Proposals Manager, Proposals Engineer, Submissions Manager, Tender Writer, Bid Author or Bid Coordinator.
- Ideally Previous Main Contractor employment, alternatively candidates with previous employer with Subcontractors and Consultancies will also be considered.

- Ideally previously work on highways / civils sector experience, building / construction project experience will also be considered.

- Preferably degree qualified in a subject with a high focus on creating high quality written work

- Industry specific knowledge of Bid Writing within the Construction market

- Exceptional writing, editing, and copy-writing skills

- Excellent English language (vocabulary), grammar and communication skills

- Adaptable to deal with changing project requirements and deadlines

- Familiarity with Microsoft and other desktop publishing software packages

- A naturally inquisitive nature to challenge ideas and provide new innovative solutions


Working out of their Northampton office, along with some remote working included. 


The successful Bid Writer will receive:

*Competitive Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car Allowance

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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