Bid Writer

Bid Writer

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  • Sector:

    Bid Management

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  • Salary:

    £30k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Gary Sewell

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Position: Bid Writer - Social Housing 

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 

Location -  North West London 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the timely planning, management and completion of allocated selection questionnaires and tender submissions through the various stages of the procurement process
  • Planning, drafting, writing and coordinating responses to bids. 
  • Be able to construct relevant answers which clearly answer the client’s requirements, ensuring the company is in the best position to be successful in the process.
  • Build internal and external relationships with individuals in order to create quality bids
  • Visit operational sites and other offices. 
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance and improve the process, whilst obtaining and sharing best practice with the team
  • Undertake research for the team to improve bid content
  • Develop and use creative approaches to the writing and presentation of bids
  • Reviewing bid submissions for quality and accuracy
  • Ensure the quality of the response meets the company standards
  • Maintain a high level of market intelligence, legislative requirements and best practice in order to create winning bids
  • Ensure accurate and up to date information is used in all submitted documents
  • Updating a library of company standard SQ and tender responses (Boilerplate)
  • Create / assist with PowerPoint presentations
  • Provide administrative support as required


  • Previous experience in social housing bids
  • A skill that would add value to the team for example a graphic design background; expertise in Planned, Voids, Repairs & Maintenance bids.

Skills / Knowledge

  • Industry knowledge – familiar with the industry as a whole
  • Proven written communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good at developing relationships with wide spectrum of people
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to prepare and make a presentation to a small audience
  • Advanced skills in MSOffice including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and InDesign would be an advantage
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how actions taken and words spoken influence other people

Education / Qualifications

  • Educated to A level standard as a minimum
  • Computer literate in MS Office (Word is essential)
  • Full valid UK driving licence
  • HNC, Degree or Construction related qualification would be an advantage


If you require further information please email Gary.Sewell@Buildrec.com

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