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Bid Writer

Location: Livingston
Salary: Dependant on experience
Benefits: Benefits
Reference: J43774
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 4th April 2024
Closing: 2nd May 2024

Do you have experience in content/bid writing? If you are looking for job security / career development and a stable income; look no further… We are currently recruiting for a Bid Writer based in West Lothian, for our client, a successful small-medium sized building contractor. This exciting opportunity will give the successful applicant an opportunity to work with an organisation who provide a wide range of new build and refurbishment construction services across commercial, community, educational, industrial and leisure projects. As an organisation, they come with long standing client relationships which allows for repeat business.

The post holder will take ownership of and submit completed professional bids to existing or prospective clients; you will also produce creative and innovative bid solutions, in line with the organisations strategic growth plan. This process must be delivered on time and to the requirements of the invitation to tender.

  • Research and help target possible invitations to tender (ITT) and future business opportunities
  • Work alongside the Bid Manager, Estimating Team and Operations Director  
  • Gather data and evidence to include in Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ)
  • Design, write, edit and submit PQQ and ITT bid documents
  • Keep accurate records and help maintain the Bid Library for future use
  • Design, write and edit marketing material

You should be able to communicate effectively (verbally and written) and you should be able to demonstrate previous examples of delivering effective engagement strategies for the purposes of the role. 

What do you need to apply?

The suitable candidate will have in depth knowledge and understanding of the end to end bid/tender process and will be able to successfully demonstrate a proven track record within a bid writing position. You will come with excellent interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders. You will also be self-motivated and have a proactive approach. Having in depth knowledge and understanding of the Scottish construction market, will be advantageous.

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