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Bid Writer - London

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 by CV-Library

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
To provide support to the bid manager and business development team in the creation of high-quality documents and presentations, working to exact deadlines. You will be expected to write compelling, succinct responses to customer PQQs, ITTs and RFPs using your strong command of English and ability to write autonomously and knowledgeably about FM contracts. Additionally, you will be expected to take ownership of the bid process for some opportunities, supported by the business development team.

You will have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and preferably other graphical software, supplemented by a positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to learn. You will be speaking to and working with many levels of management and liaising with potential and current customers.

You must be reliable, enthusiastic and have an eye for detail.

This role would suit an individual who enjoys and excels at writing persuasively and would like to develop their broader bid management capabilities.

Main Duties:

Working autonomously and prioritising workload to write, coordinate/bid-manage, review and complete bids in a timely fashion

Building positive internal relationships to collate and gather information in response to questions, writing accurate narrative for the management and delivery of services.

Organising layout and working within the confines of each customer's bid requirements

Creating bespoke, eye-catching, memorable documents and presentations

Person Specification:


Excellent written English

Proven, successful bid-writing experience from within both the public and private sectors

Eye for detail

Ability to present information visually

Time management and planning

IT skills:

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Powerpoint

Understanding of Microsoft Office styles and consistent branding

Familiarity with the facilities management sector


Shipley/APMP training or similar

Degree-educated or relevant qualification

Familiarity with:

Publishing programs such as InDesign or Scribus

Microsoft Excel

How to prepare documents for print HEALTH & SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;

Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;

Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;

Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system


This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder's role and/or the needs of the business

Reference: 210823705

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