bid writer in motherwell

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motherwell, north lanarkshire
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Are you an experienced Bid Writer?

Interested in being involved in a large civils contractor?

Randstad CPE currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bid Writer with civils experience to get involved with a well known contractor on a permanent basis. This role will be based in the Motherwell.

This is a massive opportunity for any ambitious candidate. As well as being on board with a forward thinking main contractor, which will look great on any CV, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, vehicle and an attractive benefits package.

To work as part of the Bid team producing high quality and professionally written content for prequalification and tender submissions. Taking part in the preparation of submissions as directed.

Purpose of the role:

Support Bid Managers as directed and produce high quality, well-structured written responses to Clients Requirements and agreed company solutions.

* Liaise and work closely with all members of the Bid and Delivery teams and other areas of the business in developing and completing written responses for bids.
* Communicate with appropriate staff and external supply chain to obtain relevant information/details to allow written solutions to be developed and considered.
* Provide appropriate inputs to prequalification and tender submissions as directed.
* Re-work existing, pre-written content, where required.
* Attend bid team meetings, solution development workshops, story boarding sessions and peer reviews.
* Provide support for the development and maintenance of internal bid processes as directed.
* Challenge existing protocols and practices to continuously improve the bid process.
* Post-bid, work with team to transform submission into content for potential re-use.
* Carry out all duties and responsibilities in a manner that supports the Company Vision and Mission and Values.


* Deliver written responses for prequalification and tender submissions against agreed deadlines, in accordance with deliverables, escalating issues as required.
* Generate written responses that are completed to a high/acceptable standard and are compliant, clear and customer focussed.
* Provide inputs to the lessons learnt process from involvement with previous submissions.

Person Specification

Qualifications and training

* English and or written degree level
* Competence in the use of all Microsoft packages


* Proven experience of producing and editing written content for prequalification and tender submissions.
* Experience of working in a team, participating in storyboarding sessions and key review meetings.
* Have a good understanding of Civil Engineering construction, operational and technical issues/considerations to allow the compilation of written solutions to support strategic bidding opportunities is desirable.
* Knowledge of working with the highway and civil engineering clients or related industries would be desirable.

Personal skills:

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
* Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
* Able to work within an integrated team working environment.
* Capability to research and interpret information.
* IT competent.
* Brilliant time management and organisational skills.
* Flexible working attitude.
* Industry knowledge.

If this opportunity is of interest then please get in touch with Paul Logan of Randstad CPE on 0131 240 0884 or 07879115075 or alternatively send an up to date CV or your number and I can call you.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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educational requirements

BSc civil engineering