Bid Writer

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    Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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    £300 - £400 per day

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    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Our client are one of the world's leading project development and construction groups and they are looking for a Bid Writer to be based in Rickmansworth.

To support the business to submit customer-centric PQQs, tenders and related documents that achieve high quality scores by enabling bid teams to respond to the customer's needs by clearly answering the questions and communicating benefits. Facilitate response development through story boarding, answer planning and writing workshops, and provide researching, writing and editing support. Actively share best practice and lessons learned to drive excellence across operating units.

Key Accountabilities

* Enable bid teams to deliver high-quality draft responses through professional writing and editing support
* Analyse and understand PQQs and tenders quality scoring criteria and client requirements aa well as the preferences of the target audience
* Facilitate win themes, storyboarding, answer planning and writing workshops. Write question analysis and response plans
* Conduct research, interview contributors and gather information from a wide range of sources, writing from scratch or editing material as appropriate
* Work closely with subject matter experts and bid authors to develop and refine drafts into customer-focussed responses that are clear, well-structured, highly-polished, focus on benefits and capture the reader, while ensuring consistency with house style and alignment with customer terminology
* Work with graphic designers to produce appropriate graphics that enhance the response
* Contribute to review meetings and consider review comments from review team to enhance PQQs and quality bid content
* Ensure completion of narrative meet the required internal and external deadlines at every stage in the bid process
* Share knowledge and best practice across all OUs. Contribute to post-tender reviews and lessons learnt meetings, as well as sharing debrief information to avoid any mistakes are repeated

Skills & Experience

* Minimum GCSE English Language Grade C or equivalent (desirable)
* Degree-level education (desirable)
* Prior experience from a bidding environment
* Excellent written English, with attention to detail
* Proven abilities in a professional writing capacity, delivering high-quality narrative to tight deadlines
* Analytical skills: conceptual understanding, ability to articulate bid strategies, identify related win themes, organise and structure information etc
* Microsoft Word proficiency (InDesign skills an advantage)

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly