Technical Bid Writer

As a technical bid manager your key responsibility will be to lead and manage bid teams to develop winning bid submissions. This will require you to:

  • Gather, review and analyse intelligence and research
  • Work with the client bid team to identify key win themes
  • Organise and facilitate bid strategy and start up meetings
  • Refine win themes and work with designers to develop the creative brand for a bid
  • Allocate the questions, chase responses and re-write, edit and improve key responses
  • Evaluate responses and amend bids
  • Manage all content to designer
  • Overview the bid production
  • Deliver to the client

To achieve this, you must be able to:

  • Project manage confidently and work to our defined processes
  • Own a project and work independently
  • Research swiftly and accurately, and understand complex information quickly
  • Translate unstructured, badly articulated information into clear, concise and effective verbal and written communication
  • Effectively assess problems, challenge thinking, define impacts and develop solutions
  • Consult effectively; by understanding working and delivering within fee constraints
  • Build and maintain productive relationships at director level internally and externally
  • Work in an environment that is bidding relentlessly – we work extremely hard
  • Utilise advanced features of MS word and be proficient in MS Office.

It is essential that you have the following proven experience:

  • Bid management at a senior level
  • Development and implementation of bid winning strategies
  • Negotiation with clients and third parties at all levels
  • Work in a client-focused environment in a professional services or consultancy role
  • Bid lead for one or more of the following:
    • P21, IESE, Highways Agency, Network Rail, Commercial, National Academies Framework, BSF, MoD and MoJ
  • Bid lead in one or more of the following sectors:
    • Commercial, Residential, Education, Health, Rail, Highways, Aviation, Financial Services, Business
    • Process Outsourcing and Retail

  • Delivered successful multi-million pound bids/proposals