Bid Writer (Non-Technical)
West Yorkshire
£30k - £45k + Benefits

Bid Writer

Ref: 88| Posted: 26th May 2020

Bid Writer - Building / Construction – Leeds

Why join this company??? 

This company have one of the best reputations in the construction and civil engineering industry, a highly recognised brand and will give you the chance to work on the most interesting projects and sectors in the construction industry. 


Career Progression!!

As a growing business the is plenty of opportunity for career progression. 

This business is also well known for investing in the development of their staff. Working in a friendly team environment, with a relaxed and personable management structure they know how to get the best out of their staff. 

Want to work on the most interesting variety of construction projects? 

This company is definitely the place for you, they can consistently keep your work varied and fresh, they cover a variety of sectors within the Building sector (both public and private sectors). 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing high-quality customer focussed proposal documents, including producing, coordinating, editing and proofing written content
  • Actively participating in story boarding, brainstorming and development of strategic themes
  • Working alongside the Bid Manager and/or Proposals Manager to produce answer plans in line with the question, scoring and document detail. Highlighting relevant evidence, images and graphics
  • Writing draft responses from the answer plan within review deadlines
  • Amending responses based on review feedback 
  • Responsible for proof reading final material and providing technical and commercial writing skills where required
  • Ensuring all writing is prepared in line with tender programme requirements
  • Ensuring submissions are produced are to the highest quality and aligned with company bid management standards
  • Ad hoc writing to support the Infrastructure business
  • 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
  • Assisting with development of bespoke proposals, best practice information, technique guides; template answers and style sheets
  • Collecting and writing evidence from projects, including site visits and case study development
  • Building and developing relationships with a variety of business sector teams
  • Being involved in the wider submissions process as required


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 or Bid Coordinator.
- Ideally Previous Main Contractor employment, either regional or national builders.

- Ideally previously work for construction or civil engineering sector companies 

- 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

- Willingness and ability to travel throughout the UK on occasion

- 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

Location: Leeds


The successful Bid Writer will receive:

*£30,000 - £45,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car or Car Allowance

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

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