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Job Ref:  204710825
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Hertfordshire
City:  Watford
Post Code:  NN6
Salary:  £50000 - £55000/annum + package
22/10/2016 02:36
Bid Writer (Main Contractor) | £50,000 - £55,000 + package | Permanent | Hertfordshire

A highly reputable Main Contractor based near Watford, Herts, have a great opportunity for a Bid Writer to join them on a permanent basis.

The company have been operating for over 30 years and are a very successful private and independent construction company. They are committed to providing a first class, professional and enthusiastic service to their clients' needs.

Through a determined pursuit of excellence and continuous client relationships they have evolved into a leading provider in the property refurbishment, new build, repair and maintenance markets across the UK.

They are looking for a dynamic Bid Writer that is keen on working for a medium sized Main Contractor, working with a range of clients including Local Authorities and Housing Associations, in a number of sectors including Social Housing, Education, Museums, Public Parks and more.

The Bid Writer will have a good understanding of tender processes and possess strong interpersonal skills, as well as programme, commercial and contractual awareness to effectively manage the tender process.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be develop a thorough understanding of the client's aspirations and needs in order to deliver a well-considered and professional tender return. Throughout every bid you will be a client facing member of the team.

You must be at ease with presentations and interviews which forms an integral part of this role, your responsibility is to ensure that commercially competitive net tender costs are presented with risk and opportunities identified and mitigated/optimised, you will be able to identify alternatives and competitive advantage on tenders, with an ultimate objective to secure future workload for the business.

• Oversee all bids within the department to ensure consistent content, message and presentation
• Ensure all bids have a win strategy that is communicated to all team members and reflected in the submission
• Manage specific bids from receipt of tender documentation to handover to the production team
• Develop a strategy for winning each individual bid. This should include, but not be limited to, quality, design development, innovation, supply chain, financial & legal response
• Hold launch meetings & regular review meetings with the bid team to ensure that the bid is on course
• Lead production of the bid document in both electronic and hard copy formats. Supervise administration & graphic design staff working on the document. Liaise with external printers & graphic designers as required
• Manage final negotiations leading to Contract signing

Experience & Qualifications:

• Applicants will preferably possess a relevant degree and / or membership of a recognised construction body (CIOB, ICE)
• Experience of bid management and bid co-ordination on traditional contract forms at tender and construction stages is essential
• Proven success in winning bids/tenders, from within the Construction industry
• Well-developed analytical, oral and presentation/communication skills
• High quality presentational skills and ability to present to a varied audience including clients, design team supply chain and internally
• Track record of successfully managing multiple bids

If you have the right experience and you are interested in this role, please apply with an updated CV or call Rob on: (Apply online only)
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