Bid Writer

May 23, 2024

Job Description

An independent energy provider is seeking a Bid Writer to join its growing team. The Bid Writer will be working on every element of the bid process and they require someone with the ability to produce and compile bespoke high-quality PQQ and tender submissions that meet customers’ needs and aspirations. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate strong creative writing and verbal presentation skills. They should be able to produce submissions that sell the business, especially to social housing, local authority and commercial clients.

Bid Writer Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and liaise with, internal business development managers and operational teams to develop and write bespoke, high quality PQQ and ITT submissions which demonstrate a clear understanding of client questions
  • Write clear, focused and logical negotiated proposal material (and any other business development documentation) maintaining consistency of style, brand and tone
  • Translate technical information into a written proposal that is clear and can be understood by both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Clearly communicate key benefits through the development of compelling proposals and presentations
  • Produce case studies and gather additional evidence that supports submissions
  • Robustly review responses against the scoring matrix and criteria provided
  • Maintain the bid pipeline and reporting process in conjunction with bid team colleagues
  • Support the business development team in the preparation of marketing literature and negotiated proposal submissions

Bid Writer Required Skills / Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of bid writing is essential
  • Ideally from the energy, construction, facilities management, building environments or social housing sector, but this is not essential
  • APMP member desirable
  • Demonstrable, strong creative writing skills
  • Working knowledge of electronic tender platforms
  • Excellent computer skills with advanced MS Word and a strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint, knowledge of InDesign and Illustrator
  • Full right to work in the UK is essential

Should this position be of interest, please contact Lisa Easthope at Bid Solutions