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Bid Writer

  • Salary: benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 06/06/2018
  • Job reference: J387537A

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Bid Writer - £competitive plus benefits. FTSE 250 organisation.

I am recruiting a bid coordinator on behalf of a market leading engineering organisation. The role is based in Bristol and is in support of major defence bids ranging from £25m to in excess of £1b

As the bid coordinator you will join a highly successful and skilled team. Reporting into the Head of Major Bids you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the activities of bid teams, from PQQ through to tender submission, for competitive, high value technical engineering bids.
  • Coordinating and contributing to the preparation of technical tender documentation to customers.
  • Producing templates within technical drawing software such as AutoCAD, for consistency throughout response documents.
  • Managing technical teams, daily stand up meetings, action items, graphics, and schedule adherence activities.
  • Providing direction and advice to technical teams from an understanding of both bidding and engineering principles.
  • Undertaking proposal development and edits using Adobe InDesign.
  • Applying the company business winning process.
  • Managing day-to-day tender specific tasks.
  • Coordinating the tender documentation and bid library using SharePoint, ensuring documentation is version controlled from, kick off to the production of proposal collateral.
  • Point of contact when Bid management Team are unavailable.

Ideal Candidate

  • Significant first-hand experience in major (>£25M) competitive bids and proposal co-ordination is essential.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with SharePoint and able to manage multiple SharePoint sites.
  • Strong organisational skills essential.
  • Highly motivated and reliable.
  • A good and confident team member, comfortable working under pressure.
  • Ability to be flexible to support tender timeframes.
  • Ability to work across disciplines and Business Units and obtain sufficient knowledge of the technical issues to be able to talk confidently to teams of specialists and other internal Stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with the Shipley Associates bidding methodology, or equivalent, is essential

This is an excellent opportunity for a bid coordinator to work for a market-leading organisation on exciting and high profile bids. For more information or to apply, please contact Aaron Wallace at Experis.

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