Bid Writer / Co-ordinator

Location Aberdeen
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Gail Hodgson

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Published: about 2 months ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Bid Writer / Co-ordinator on behalf of our client based in Aberdeen. This is a full time permanent role.

Job Purpose:
Responsible for the development and management of bids/tenders that require pre-qualification questionnaires/submissions whilst improving the overall quality of our tender submissions throughout the company’s Group. The individual must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities Accountabilities and Skills:

  • Assist in writing and editing bidding material ensuring compliance with client specifications.

  • Be able to work proficiently across the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills along with excellent proofreading capabilities and excellent attention to detail.

  • Communication with senior management

  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload with strong multi-tasking ability.

  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, to share information and ensure that all requirements relating to tender documents are understood and considered.

  • Working closely with estimating and sales teams

  • Be highly motivated, with a flexible and adaptable approach to work

  • Take ownership of and submit completed professional bids to existing or prospective clients

  • Keeping accurate records and saving material to a central bid library for future use

  • Upkeep of the proposal content library and the creation of new content as and when required

  • Manage our supporting document store, flagging customer agreements, accreditations and legal documents that are approaching expiration with relevant stakeholders to ensure continuity

  • Management of client portals

  • Ensure win themes are reflected in bid responses and maximise potential to achieve highest possible quality scores.

  • Understand the principles of bid writing best practice

  • The preparation and submission of bids/tender and pre-qualification questionnaires/submissions along with post-proposal reviews

  • Possess a thorough understanding of scoring methodologies and client requirements to satisfy PQQ and IT scoring criteria

  • Checking the rules, the bid must follow

  • Presenting technical information in easy-to-understand ways

  • Expected to produce documents that are visually strong and meet our brand requirements.

  • Facilitate 'lessons learnt' workshops

  • Previous Bid Writing experience / PQQ experience (creative writing)

  • Experience civil engineering industry would be preferred

  • Possess strong partnership values, assertive and persuasive interpersonal skills

  • Improve Community Benefit Relationships

  • Assist with establishing and maintaining a customer satisfaction survey and report feedback

  • Promote Social Media benefits

  • Develop personal skills and knowledge base through on-going training.

  • Adhere to all Health & Safety Guidelines.

  • Adhere to Company policies and procedures at all times.

  • To carry out any reasonable ad hoc duties as requested.

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.