Location
England
City Town
Flexible
Department
Pre-Construction
About The Role

We are looking for a talented Lead Bid Writer to join our growing highly successful pre-construction team in a permanent role. You will be working on the production of high-quality strategic tender submissions within the engineering, construction and infrastructure sectors. 

Reporting to our Head of Proposals you will work across our divisions, strengthening our knowledge sharing and reinforcing our work winning processes.

You will be supporting how this is implemented throughout the Transport Group companies (Dyer & Butler, KH Engineering and Antagrade) as well as getting involved in company wide forums.

Key Role Responsibilities

  • Provide context and write tailored responses to clients and sectors ensuring latest thinking is reflected in the submission across all divisions (Rail, Highways, Defence and Aviation)
  • Manage the creation of high quality, customer focused bid/ PQQ submissions
  • Interview Subject Matter Experts to extract relevant information, evidence and tailored responses
  • Undertake client and industry research to ensure bid reflects current issues and best practice.
  • Contribute to bid strategy meetings and mid-bid review meetings identifying win themes, our strengths and appropriate evidence.
  • Lead storyboarding and answer planning sessions
  • Work closely with the bid team to develop bid specific win themes, answer plans and appropriate evidence
  • Develop, assess and review responses against evaluation criteria
  • Work with other members of the bid team in the production of bid/ PQQ responses
  • Ensure PQQ/ITT feedback is incorporated into subsequent submissions and shared
  • Take responsibility for submissions’ presentation and formatting ensuring that these comply with the submissions and Company guidelines
  • Reinforce and ensure compliance to the internal Work Winning Process.

 

ABOUT YOU

The successful candidate will be a highly polished professional with a demonstrable experience in undertaking overall bid writing and co-ordination.

  • You will have the energy and passion required for hands on production of high quality and focused bespoke written content in the UK infrastructure/construction industry
  • Be an excellent communicator with interview skills to identify and extract relevant information with strong written English skills who is comfortable and energised working in a deadline driven role with effective time management skills
  • Have a thorough understanding of work winning procedures and processes, reinforce and ensure compliance to these throughout the bid process
  • Strong research capabilities to provide contextual, tailored responses to Clients ensure the latest industry thinking is reflected in tender submissions
  • Able to turn technical information into work winning responses that reflect the client's aims and objectives
  • Able to improve and tailor standard responses and write responses from scratch with input from Subject Matter Experts

Qualifications

  • You will have achieved APMP certification - foundation level or above
  • Have a demonstrable experience working on multi-million-pound submissions
  • Strong IT literacy with Microsoft and Adobe software - solid Word skills
  • Experience using InDesign (desirable)

 

In return we offer:

 

  • Highly attractive salary 
  • Pension
  • Car or car allowance
  • Medical
  • Bonus
  • A dynamic & supportive work environment 
  • A real opportunity to make an impact

 

Our Vision is to be the leading provider of essential infrastructure services to the transport sector in the UK. Dyer & Butler is part of a wider group, MGroup Services. 

Dyer & Butler is a leading supplier of infrastructure maintenance, repair and renewals solutions in the Aviation, Defence, Rail and Highways sectors working for key infrastructure owners and operators including Network Rail, Highways England, UK main airports, National Grid and UK ports.

Dyer & Butler is unique in its ability to self-deliver work embracing specialist rail, airport, civil, mechanical and electrical engineering skills. We have delivered a diverse range of schemes for both public and private sector customers ranging from £50,000 to £25 million in value.

**Dyer & Butler are an Equal Opportunities Employer**

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