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Assistant Bid Writer

Clear progression plan Remote / work from home options
👉 What you'll do
Looking for Copywriting or Assistant writing roles in London? Want to work for a company that has a passion for delivering whole-house solutions? Apply for this Assistant Bid Writer in Barking today!

Company profile – Construction

This company is a people-focused SME with a passion for delivering whole house solutions, providing refurbishment and planned maintenance across the Housing, Education, Commercial, Heritage and Health Care sectors. Working with a range of clients from Local Authorities and Housing Associations through to private businesses and corporations, they deliver bespoke solutions as an award-winning partner of choice, improving homes and local communities for over 20 years.

Job description – Assistant Bid Writer

You will be assisting the Bid Managers and ensuring all new Selection Questionnaire and Tender submissions are of high quality and completed to deadlines. You will be ensuring the structure of the document reflects all requirements in a way that facilitates easy scoring by the customer, and that all proposals are well written, researched and orchestrated and convey operational, technical and commercial solutions in a clear and concise manner. You will also be assisting with the design, collation, production and review of the final submission document, including the ownership and writing of sections.

Key responsibilities – Assistant Bid Writer

The key responsibilities of this Assistant Bid Writer in Barking are:
  • Working closely with all disciplines both within the business and external consultants where appropriate to collate technical information and write high-quality proposal text that meets the project brief
  • Researching the customer and end-user to find key drivers and requirements and any extra information that will ensure a bespoke and customer-focused submission document
  • Attending launch, mid-bid and tender review meetings with the estimating and operational team, as well as other meetings and site visits relevant to each project
  • Keeping track of feedback on submitted bids (both successful and unsuccessful) and using this to help build our Bid Library –reference responses of a high quality which can be tailored to individual projects
  • Actively develop own knowledge and capabilities relevant to job role
  • Attending regular CPD seminars hosted by our supply-chain specialists to ensure the team keep up-to-date with all relevant legislation, such as the Building Safety Bill (Fire Safety) and BIM (Building Information Modelling)
Job requirements – Assistant Bid Writer
  • A university degree - 2.1 or higher in a written subject
  • Ability to produce high-quality written responses to SQ & ITT questionnaires that reflect an understanding of the project and clearly define the Amberapproach
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, internet searching and research
  • Willingness to learn, training in new software such as Adobe InDesign
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proactive approach and ability to add value within written responses, ability to extract key information/unique selling points and develop eye-catching graphics
💰 Benefits
  • Clear progression plan
  • Remote / work from home options
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Industry HR, Operations & Business Services
Employees 21-50
Founded 2009
Vacancies 125
Workplace Hybrid
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