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Bid Writer

Bid Writer

  • Location:

    Trafford Park

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Sector:

    Morson

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Talent Acquisition

  • Contact email:

    talentacquisition@morson.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

  • Job ref:

    MIBW01_1613489241

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-18

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Bid Writer

Trafford Park

Negotiable salary (Based on experience)

Morson International currently have an exciting opportunity for a Bid Writer to join their busy and growing team based at our HQ in Manchester. This is a varied and exciting role and will provide the successful candidate with an excellent scope for career development with defined pathways and support.

As a Bid Writer, you will deliver proposal writing and bid management within a fast-paced global team. You will be required to produce innovative, professionally written bid and proposal content that clearly articulates our value proposition for both new and retained business.

Person Specification

  • You will be a confident writer who has the ability to partner with all levels of a business in order to produce compelling proposals, with proven bids or content writing experience, ideally in a professional services, construction, rail or recruitment firm.
  • You'll be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with excellent time management skills
  • You'll have some awareness of the bidding process, Ideally, this will include a solid understanding of how to structure, compile and write a bid/tender response.
  • Your writing style will be creative and persuasive, and you will have proven skills in producing and editing content.
  • Ideally, you will be educated to degree level, with a passion for thinking differently and bringing ideas to life.

Key Elements of the role Include

  • Business Partnering - You will be able to develop effective relationships with all levels of the business to establish trust, credibility and respect.
  • Communicating Effectively: You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to translate complex information into simple, accessible proposals that clearly articulate our proposition. You will be able to produce informative bid summaries to internal stakeholders in a way that is accessible and easily understood.
  • Process Driven: You will be able to effectively utilise the structured bid processes and techniques, to schedule, plan, track and review bid progress.
  • Creative Thinking: Working with the team, you will challenge existing processes and introduce new ideas to improve the bid quality submissions, actively encouraging and supporting creativity within the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the business to support pre-bid activity, developing an understanding of the client prior to tender release.
  • Provide internal stakeholders with a thorough overview of the bid by undertaking an effective evaluation of the client's tender documents.
  • Create the bid/proposal response from the initial kick off/qualification meetings through to feedback and award.
  • Manage timelines and points of contact to ensure that all information is received promptly, and that an accurate and relevant response is submitted to the client.
  • Write content in a compelling and simplistic way that reinforces the win themes of the bid
  • Ensure the bid is reviewed in line with our business practices.

Commitment and hard work is rewarded with a competitive salary and generous quarterly bonus scheme, 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), free onsite parking, Flexible/ home working, an employee health and wellbeing programme, and other great benefits. Our company culture is second-to-none, with a real family ethos and focus on looking after every single employee.

Morson International is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. In order to apply for this role, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

The Morson Group is signed up to the Jobcentre employment service's 'Disability Confident Scheme'. This means that any applicant considering themselves to have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification) will be guaranteed an interview.

Due to the number of applications we receive, it's not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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