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Senior Bid Writer

Job Title: Senior Bid Writer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alfreton
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IC01930
Job Published: October 23, 2018 15:11

Job Description

Reference numberIC01930RegionUKLocationEast MidlandsSub locationAlfretonFunctionEstimatingEmployment typeFull TimeHourly Rate BandsN/ASalaried/Hourly-PaidSalaried
To work independently or as part of our bid teams to develop successful written tender submissions for interesting and challenging projects and for major civil engineering frameworks within the Infrastructure based in Derbyshire.

Review and understand client tender documentation, developing and providing tender briefing summaries
Lead storyboarding sessions and identify key selling points and CVPs
Independently produce high quality and well-structured client focused submissions for PQQs, tenders and frameworks
Independently develop methodologies, risk controls and value engineering etc, working with technical support when required
Write Case Studies and Project Reports
Proof read and edit the work of others
Research and collate information for use as evidence
Attend and actively contribute to tender meetings, taking a leading role where appropriate
Attend client meetings / interviews and lead where appropriate
Oversee submission of tenders from receipt to upload
Analyse and assess client feedback
Update and develop the knowledge management database
Independently attend site visits for tenders & to obtain evidence

Degree level standard or equivalent
Strong literacy skills
Experience working in proposals and experience in engineering or construction related roles
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the bid process, from the pre-tender stage, through tendering and into construction
Ability to independently develop and structure clear and persuasive submissions
Strong editing and proof reading skills
Competent using Microsoft Office, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat
Excellent planning, time management and organisational skills

Further professional qualification
Bid writing and management training
Experience of working on multiple concurrent tenders and managing own workload to ensure deadlines are achieved
Ability to independently manage tenders through the bid process.
Reliable, enthusiastic with the desire to win
Able to work flexibly to tight deadlines
Effective communicator with the ability to work in a team
Resourceful, reliable
Innovative and lateral thinking
Behaviour 1: supportive of others in their goals
Behaviour 2: trust and respect; deliver your work on time, be open and transparent, respect confidential information
Behaviour 3: Challenge constructively
Behaviour 4: Issue resolution: embrace issues and try to find solutions but always escalate to leaders when they cannot be resolved
Behaviour 5: Innovation and continual improvement; be prepared to explore new opportunities, voice your ideas and be creative
Behaviour 6: Engagement; Listen, communicate, respond promptly
Behaviour 7: Accountability; take responsibility for your actions, understand your job role
Behaviour 8: Development of new talent

Interserve's vision is to redefine the future for people and places. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line public services. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £3.62 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide.

We are an Investors in Diversity accredited Company & committed to equal opportunities for all.

We are looking for an experienced Proposals Engineer to work from our office in Alfreton. This role is offered on a full time and permanent basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance, flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance.

As part of our recruitment process all job offers are subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Due to the nature of the work for this role the successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information on the Disclosure process can be found at