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Bid Writer

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Bid Writer
  • Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Comprehensive Package + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: BW070120_1578388512
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Job description

Job Ref: JHS051219

Job Title: Bid Writer

Location: West Midlands

Salary: £27,500 - £35,000 + Comprehensive Package + Benefits

The Business

My client are a subsidiary of a leading Civils & Infrastructure provider who have a global reach and employ over 55,000 people worldwide. They are specialists in Highways construction and have been involved in developing and maintaining many major arterial routes across the country, other areas of work include Airfields and Marine sectors. They are an innovative business who also manufacture their own surfacing products for use around the globe. They are a 'Gold Investor in People' standard employer who are at the forefront of continuously developing and rewarding their employees, offering excellent career progression.

The Role

You'll be working as part of the Commercial Preconstruction team and will produce high quality and professionally written content for prequalification and tender submissions. The role will see you communicating closely with team members across the organisation to obtain information for bid inputs. Naturally, you'll be an enthusiastic and committed individual, someone who is well organised with a drive for writing bid-winning documentation.


  • To liaise effectively and work closely with all members of the regional bid teams, Procurement, Commercial, Technical, Support Services and the wider business to provide effective bid writing services and technical solutions for allocated opportunities.
  • To support the Senior Bid Writers and Bid Managers in improving bid management processes and challenging existing practices.
  • To demonstrate appropriate experience, training and qualifications for the post and to maintain an up to date awareness of activities and standards within Colas' business sectors.
  • To carry out all duties and responsibilities in a manner that supports the Company Vision Mission and Values

Experience & Skillset

  • Good experience of producing and editing written content for prequalification and tender submissions in the construction/civil engineering sectors or related industries.
  • Understanding of operational and technical issues/considerations to allow the compilation of written solutions to support bidding opportunities.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working within the highway and civil engineering.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Flexible working attitude.

For more information on this role and others, please contact Jamie Andrews @ PSR Solutions.