Senior Bid Writer

  • Job Reference: 277958/1/LT
  • Date Posted: 1 March 2018
  • Recruiter: Metzger Search & Selection
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Bid Writer
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Location: London Bridge

This role is based in London (the City) and will report to the Bid Manager. The Senior Bid Writer will be responsible for producing compliant, compelling, competitive and successful PQQ and tender submissions to deadline.

*Pre-bid activity including research and attending bidder conferences.
*Bid process administration including EOI, clarifications, document assembly and submission
*Establishment/maintenance of bid library and model answers
*Editorial and writing including storyboarding, draft responses, proofreading and review
*Maintaining libraries of standard content, case studies, presentations and other collateral material
*Liaising with subject matter experts and other stakeholders and ensuring content is accurate, relevant and on time

Personal qualities, experience and skills
*Degree qualified, preferably in Business, Marketing or English specialisms.
*Minimum of 5 years' experience in bid authoring
*Demonstrated ability to write technical and business copy with near zero defects using simple, evidence-based narrative
*Attention to detail, strong analytical skills and ability to translate technical and operational information into compelling client focussed proposals
*High level English language skills with ability to write in concise, plain English
*Ability to design and create documents that have high visual impact
*An understanding of Public Sector procurement / OJEU processes and procedures
*Excellent at establishing 1:1 working relationships and credibility with all levels of staff
*Enthusiasm for and ability to work in an intensive, deadline-driven and high-profile role
*Good project management skills and mind set
*Excellent written and good verbal communication skills
*High level MS Office skills, graphic skills and overall IT literacy

If you feel you are the person we are looking for please send your CV in Word format, quoting reference 277958/1/LT. Please give details of your current remuneration package and your availability. We regret we cannot take telephone enquiries relating to this vacancy, due to the high level of responses expected.