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Bid Writer - Contractor

£50,000 - £65,000

UK / South East

Construction, Property & Facilities



Max Lovelady
020 8892 0115

Max specialises in the recruitment of Bid, Tender, Marketing and Business Development Professionals for Civils Contractors, EPC’s and Civil / Structural Consulting Engineers. He started his career in sales, business development and management recruitment working across a vari


Job Description

REF: 15105
Posted: 04 December 2019
Closes: 31 January 2020

Job Title: Bid Writer

Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus pension contribution, car allowance.

Location: London, South East England, Manchester

Company Background:

Our client is well-established main contractor that provides infrastructure solutions across transportation, aviation, rail, energy and water sectors. They offer a broad range of innovative services by integrating complex delivery, consultancy, technology and asset optimisation services.

Job Description:

Within this role you will part of an industry leading team contributing to and overseeing the written element of proposals for some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects.

As an ideal candidate you will have a proven track record of success and the ability to write concise, well written bid responses based on highly technical information. You will have extensive knowledge of civil engineering and infrastructure environments.

You must be bright, articulate and degree educated. Good communications skills are essential for this role as you will be working across teams, managing relationships with internal stakeholders, motivating teams, facilitating workshops and working collaboratively with technical and senior managers.


· Covert existing client intelligence into compelling win themes with the wider team.

· Develop writing strategies for proposals.

· Leading a team of authors and subject matter experts for specific proposals, providing coaching as necessary.

· Storyboarding and writing technical and managerial proposal responses to high standard

· Reviewing of proposals.

Essential skills:

Proficient technical writing.

Excellent communication and relationship management skills.

Experience within the Civil Engineering Contractor Environment.

Key Skills:

Able to work individually as well as part of a team.

Highly organised and capable of multitasking, working on multiple proposals at one time.

Flexible and adaptable to the team and company needs.

Excellent written skills with a keen eye for detail.

For further detail or to be considered for this opportunity contact Max Lovelady on 0208 892 0115.

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