Bid Writer

28 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
An opening for an Bid Writer has become available, due to the growth of the business and will be based at our Head Office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. This role offers the opportunity to grow and develop your career within a successful, progressive organisation and a competitive salary based on experience.

Key responsibilities

• To successfully respond to OJEU notices and expressions of interest through the production of high quality and tailored PQQs, EoI submissions and bid documents
• To copyright, proofread and edit tenders/proposals
• To work with the marketing manager to assist in the production of supplementary marketing documentation to illustrate the capabilities and build the reputation of the business
• To actively seek out and secure new business opportunities through internet research
• To liaise with the teams to gather case study information on past and current projects
• To gather, draft and record corporate information, model answers, case studies etc in the bid library
• To develop and maintain content for the website
• To contribute content to company newsletters to staff, consultants and clients

Skills & experience required

You will have previously had significant experience of responding to PQQs, including drafting and editing bid content concisely and in line with clients' bespoke requirements. Knowledge of the built environment/construction industry and the varying terminologies used will be required. Excellent IT skills and command of English are essential, as are the ability to collaborate with others and co-ordinate responses to tight deadlines.
Key criteria:
• Excellent communication, copywriting, proofreading and presentational skills
• An organised approach and ability to deliver structured, innovative submission documents, computer literacy in programmes including: Excel, Word, In Design, Illustrator and Adobe Suites
• The ability to work to juggle multiple priorities and work under pressure to meet key deadlines for all submissions
• The ability to work effectively with others and build strong relationships internally and externally
• A self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision but also work effectively as part of a broader team
• Experience in graphic design would be desirable, but not essential

As a business, we recognise and appreciate hard work therefore in return for the above a competitive salary will be offered, as well as free daily parking at our Head Office, an auto enroled pension scheme will be available for all employees from Spring 2017, 21 days' holidays plus stats and 3 days at Christmas and plenty of fruit, refreshments and biscuits offered free to all office based employees.

ARJ Construction Ltd are an equal opportunities employer.

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