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Bid Writer

£35,000 - £45,000

UK / South East

Construction, Property & Facilities


Job Description

REF: 14760
Posted: 02 July 2019
Closes: 30 August 2019

One of the UK's leading engineering and construction company that provide innovative engineering solutions nationally are currently looking to add a Bid Writer to their work winning team. The company employs over 2,500 staff across the country within several business units that operate in the rail, highways, airport, marine, energy, water and environmental infrastructure sectors, offering expertise to a range of projects with contract values up to £250 million.

Working within the highways division, focusing on business opportunities across London and the South of England, the Bid Writer will take responsibility for creating and editing written content, as part of delivering high quality work winning bid submissions. The types of opportunity include highways maintenance, electrical services, streetlighting, traffic management, surfacing and public realm infrastructure projects.

As the Bid Writer, you will work with the Bid Managers and Operation Leads to create and maintain content for bid and tender responses. The Bid Writer will in cases write from scratch, obtaining the relevant information by interviewing subject matter experts. Other content will be re-written using historical documentation or correcting content written by others.

To carry out the Bid Writing position you will need previous experience in a similar role within bidding, professional copywriting and/or journalism, preferably in the civil engineering or construction sector. You will have strong communication skills and an excellent grasp of the English language.

In return, the Bid Writer will be offered a competitive salary and generous benefits package. Opportunities for career progression are apparent within this organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for a professional writer to join a market leader in a very busy industry sector.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Elliot Fry on 0208 892 0115 or email

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