Bid Writer

£35,000 - £42,000

UK / East Midlands

Permanent

Job Description

REF: 16868
Posted: 14 April 2022
Closes: 03 June 2022

I am currently recruiting for a Bid Executive / Writer for a large security services company.

About the role

· Responsible for all elements of the bid process

· Coordinate the collaborative virtual teams in planning, designing and delivering solicited proposals and tender responses to prepare winning bids

· Support the Head of Bid Management to develop high quality, articulate and compelling winning bids via the application of a mature embedded sales and bid process

· Ensuring adherence to existing Quality Assurance standards and governance throughout the Pre-sales life cycle

· Conducting research to enhance and tailor bids including; sector research, client research, competitor research, product, equipment, solution service research

· In coordination with the Bid Coordinator monitor/manage all procurement portals to identify potential business aligned opportunities

· Working with the Head of Bid Management through a bid/no-bid process

· Manage the submission of Approved Vendor Registrations, PQQ’s, ITT’s, Invitation to Negotiate, tender clarification requests, general Marketing and Social Media collateral

· Develop tailored win themes and bid production strategies

· Support the construction, writing and editing of bids and proposals, to create compelling winning bids

· Provide end-to-end support throughout the bid life cycle, including; tender kick off, proposal management, presentations and obtaining stakeholder feedback

· Responsible for the quality of all aspects of the bid, including written documentation and presentations, ensuring that written proposals are clear, concise and compelling

· Work alongside a team of Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to develop strong, tailored responses

· Continuously develop the comprehensive bid library, answer base, case studies, bid and marketing collateral

· Creating a tender timelines/plans/schedules to pre-empt bid processes, inputs, outputs submission requirements

· Reviewing, quality assuring and amending bid proposal documentation and collateral

· Carry out internal pitch team debriefs and conduct post decision reviews with the wider (virtual) bid team

About you

You will be an experienced bid writer who is confident managing all stages of the bid process. Ideally you will be APMP certified however this isn’t essential. You must be highly organised, with excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong project management capabilities. Experience within the security sector would be a huge advantage however my client is open to applicants from any sector. They require someone with 3 years bidding experience, who is preferably degree qualified in a relevant subject – English, Creative Writing, Journalism etc. This role offers hybrid working so you must be willing to commute to Nottingham a few days per week.

How to apply

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

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