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DATE ADDED: Thu 27/06/2019

Graduate Junior Bid Writer - Construction

Rochester, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £20000 - £25000/annum + bens

Job Description

My Client is a leading Contractor fulfilling multi-million pound regeneration contracts nationwide. They work with Local Authorities and Housing Associations to improve homes, neighbourhoods and communities.

Due to continued growth they are now seeking to recruit a Bid writer to join the company.

This is a position with the potential to grow and develop into the role.

The priority is to hire a graduate with a very good command of written English. With this in mind the position may be well suited to a recent graduate or a bright individual looking to take their next step into a fulfilling career.

Overall purpose of role

The Bid Writer will be an active member of the Bid and Estimating Team creating bespoke submissions for Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQs), tenders and framework submissions. Alongside working with key internal stakeholders to develop the bid library and create new case studies.

Responsibilities and Key Tasks

* To work within a pre-existing team framework to identify new opportunities and flag appropriate projects for review by the line manager.

* To respond to opportunities via bespoke quality submissions.

* To attend bidder days and represent the company in a professional manner.

* To keep abreast of industry developments.

* Create clear, concise and informative pieces of work that target clients' objectives.

* To manage the bid library and ensure it remains up-to-date.

* To attend training and skills improvement courses as and when identified that are pertinent to the role.

* To work with the line manager to review and amend pieces of work ready for submission.

* To gather feedback from clients' both where the submission has been successful and unsuccessful.

* Meet specified deadlines for both review and submission of work.

* To coordinate internal stakeholders whose input will ensure the success of the submission, e.g. technical staff members or project programmer.

* Creating high quality case studies of ongoing projects for use in both tenders and relevant marketing material.

* Building and developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

* Attending potential or existing sites, as required, to inform submissions or case studies.


* Excellent use of the English language.

* Highly proficient in writing, editing and copy-writing.

* Able to work both as a team with the estimator, but also able to work alone and use initiative.

* Strong IT skills especially with Microsoft Office.

* Ideally some bid writing and/or experience working for a contractor
Role: Graduate Junior Bid Writer - construction
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Rochester, Kent,

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