Bid Writer

Key Purpose of the Job

The primary objective of the role is to assist with the successful delivery of the tender process from pre-tender stage to post-tender negotiations, in order to secure new business for Kings Secure Technologies.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • End-to-end delivery of complex and high value tenders and frameworks including PQQ and ITT stages
  • Researching clients, drafting responses, developing best practice
  • Communicating with appropriate operational staff to obtain relevant information/details to allow written solutions to be developed and considered
  • Successfully manage bid library
  • Creating assets and credentials
  • Arranging and chairing bid review meetings with key stakeholders
  • Ensuring that bid submission success is regularly measured and reported

 

Principal Accountabilities

  • Consider all issues and relevant information that is communicated when developing and completing written solutions
  • 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 focused
  • Provide inputs to the ‘lessons learnt’ process from involvement with previous submissions

Essential requirements for the job

  • 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
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word and PowerPoint
  • Brilliant time management and organisational skills
  • Flexible working attitude

Desirable requirements for the job

  • Previous experience of working in the Fire & Security industry desirable
  • Proven experience of producing and editing written content for prequalification and tender submissions is essential
  • Experience of working in a team, participating in key review meetings
  • An understanding of operational and technical issues/considerations to allow the compilation of written solutions to support strategic bidding opportunities is desirable