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Bid Writer / Manager

£34,000 - £36,000

UK / East Midlands


Job Description

REF: 16038
Posted: 17 May 2021
Closes: 30 June 2021

My client, a software and outsourcing provider are seeking a Bid Writer / Manager to join their growing team in Nottingham.

Key Responsibilities

· As a Bid Manager your key focus will be on the creation of high quality, often complex bids and proposals and you will manage the bid to conclusion and ultimately the delivery

· You will work very closely alongside the wider bid team, reviewing work done by others as well as working jointly with your colleagues on bids

· Identify advertised opportunities

· Obtain all documents in relation to a bid Input to bid qualification

· Attend client meetings (supplier days, feedback, project start-up etc.)

· Attend and coordinate meetings with stakeholders throughout the process

· Identify and communicate commercial implications

· Generate win themes and proposal plans

· Work closely with the sales team to design the winning solution

· Allocate the bid and ensure responses are received in a timely manner

· Write persuasive and personalised proposal content

· Manage and action a series of reviews necessary to ensure our bid is the best it can be Implement, review and maintain best practice bid procedures throughout the bid lifecycle in line with APMP guidelines

· Review current and new processes and identify ideas for improvement and change

· Proactively look to improve quality of all knowledge articles used in bids

· Work with the wider business to develop look of bids, templates and graphics

Key Skills

· Good knowledge of prevailing OJEU procedures

· High level of interpersonal skills and the ability to listen and remain calm under pressure; with flexibility to meet deadlines, whatever the challenges

· Experience in a successful sales, procurement or bid function role (or similar)

· Experience in responding to complex, lengthy bids

· Ability to manage complex, multi-workstream opportunities

· Must be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing, with high level of written English and business writing skills


  • Contribute to a full company pension scheme to help you plan for your future
  • Offer life assurance (x4 salary, with option to increase up to x8 salary)
  • An employee assistance programme is included
  • Their sites all come with a subsidised restaurant and cafe on-site
  • Offer Vodafone discounts
  • Personal development plays a big part in helping their people to reach their potential, this is why they offer over 60 internal training courses and support their people with external qualifications

How to apply

To apply for this role or to find out more information, please send a CV to Hayley Wood at Bid Recruitment / The Management Recruitment Group.

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