Bid Writer

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  • Ref:
    33361
  • Location:
    London
  • Employment:
    Full time
  • Closing Date:
    22 June 2023

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Since 1987, Mitie’s 68,000 employees, have been serving companies and communities across the world. We're the UK’s leading facilities management company. Our clients range from banks to retailers, hospitals to schools, and critical government sites. We make a positive difference to millions of people, every day, and we're very proud of this. Join us and together there's no limit to what we can achieve.


 

Job Overview

Reporting to the Senior Bid Manager or Head of Bids (as required), the Bid Writer will produce professionally written proposal content that articulates Mitie's value proposition, win themes and solutions to our customers.  They may also be required to own and co-ordinate the bid process from pre-qualification stage through to bid outcome as needed.

 

The Bid Writer will be responsible for writing, re-writing and editing bid and proposal content from a variety of stakeholders, and will be key to ensuring the effective coordination and timely completion of bids. This is a networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.

 

Main Duties

  • Work closely and collaboratively with all bid stakeholders, and primarily the sales lead and sales team, to ensure that the bid/proposal is a compelling part of the sales campaign for each customer
  • Re-write and edit bid responses from all bid stakeholders as required
  • Generate new bid content based on research, engagement across the business and use of company information
  • Ensure win themes are well articulated throughout the tender, to meet customer requirements
  • Deliver completed responses to the Bid Manager against agreed deadlines
  • Assist in analysing the RFP/bid requirements against the proposal outline to ensure both compliance and responsiveness to the customer's issues and needs
  • Participate in bid kick-off meetings involving stakeholders from across the organisation
  • Schedule and lead storyboarding and capture planning sessions for relevant tender opportunities
  • Proactively develop and manage a network of subject matter experts across Mitie
  • Conduct peer reviews to make sure bids are appropriately compelling and commercially attractive
  • Support with production of content for presentations relating to bid opportunities

 

What we are looking for

  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills (essential)
  • Strong written English language skills (essential)
  • Excellent attention to detail (essential)
  • Strong proofreading skills (essential)
  • Ability to communicate and influence stakeholders up to senior level (essential)
  • Proficient MS Office skills including advance MS Word skills (essential)
  • Minimum 2 years' experience within bid management (essential)
  • Certified to APMP Foundation level (desirable)
  • Experience with design software including Adobe InDesign (desirable)
 
 
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The Shard - London
The Shard, Level 12, 32 London Bridge Street, London, Greater London, England, SE1 9SG
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