My client is looking for an experienced Bid Writer to join the team based in Bristol. If you are looking for the next step up then this could be the role for you. You will be working closely with technical experts, consultants and business development staff across the business and the wider organisation to produce compelling bids. As a member of the core business development team, you will also be responsible for contributing to the continuous improvement of the division's win-work capability (people, processes, tools, information and governance).
-Ensuring that the bid is run in accordance with the companies bid best practice and the companies bid process, and in compliance with the companies Service Delivery Process.
-Be an owner of the bid plan and has overall responsibility for producing a compelling proposal, on time and within an agreed bid budget.
-Identifying the resources required to undertake bid preparation and delivery activities; highlighting any resource, skill or capability gaps.
-Defining and agreeing a bid budget and schedule baseline (with the Bid Director) and controlling the bid budget and schedule against these agreed baselines.
-Planning, organising and scheduling activities in accordance with bid best practice, including the scheduling of applicable review activities and the allocation of appropriately qualified reviewers.
-Ensuring all necessary information, guidelines and supporting documentation is available to successfully undertake commercial and quality review activities.
-Planning, organising and scheduling activities necessary to comply with the Service Delivery Process, including the attendance of appropriately authorised approvers.
-Ensuring all necessary information and documentation is available to successfully undertake Service Delivery Process Stage Gate Reviews and gaining the requisite approvals.
-Experience of successfully delivering bids, from early inception and client information capture, through PQQ and ITT stage, onto client interviews, feedback and lessons learnt.
-Experience of structured bid processes,
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate well at all levels and in all forums from one-to-ones to group workshops and facilitation.
-Ability to maximise the use of tools such as Office365, MS Project, CRM and industry recognised sales techniques such as Miller Heiman and Huthwaites.
-Experience liaising with external and internal contacts at a range of levels.
-Position - Bid Writer - Permanent
-Location - Bristol
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Bid, Writing, Proposals, Process, Budget, Service Delivery, PQQ, ITT, Communication, Liasing, Contacts
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
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