Bid Writer

Bid Writer
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Bid Manager/Writer

Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic,
award winning property maintenance, refurbishment, and new build
specialist with more than 750 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a
combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and
Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 124-year heritage,
delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of
clients.   

We are seeking an enthusiastic Bid Manager/Writer to work from any
of our North West, West or East Midlands offices. 

Summary – Bid Manager/Writer 

To support the acquisition of new business by project management of all
aspects of the bid process in order to formulate bids on behalf of the company. 

With an expertise in Social Housing Refurbishments (Scotland/North West and Construction (Nationally).

Main Responsibilities – Bid Manager/Writer

  • Appraise each bid
    opportunity to identify key requirements; communicate on the requirements
    effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Obtain information required
    to produce bids from both operational and business services teams
  • Conduct client research in
    order to write bespoke bids meeting clients’ requirements in relation to
    service needs as well as their culture of working.
  • Liaise with clients to
    clarify any queries, clarifications and formulate answers for PQQ and ITT;
    ensure communication is in line with the company’s culture and approach to
    customer service
  • Continually update the
    information library for future bids
  • Effectively manage bid
    project milestones to ensure a timely submission for bids
  • Produce persuasive text
    based on the information gathered
  • Periodically meet with key
    members of the operational teams with the view to recognise operational
    ways of working and delivery of works
  • Appraise bid submissions to
    drive continuous improvement by suggesting changes/improvements
  • Ensure compliance with the
    defined bid process is maintained.

Key skills/Knowledge

  • Proven track record of
    successful bid writing
  • Working in the construction
    industry including social housing(desirable)
  • Proven track record of
    working to agreed timescales
  • Able to manage workload in a
    fast-paced environment
  • IT Microsoft package,
    InDesign
  • Stakeholder engagement and
    management
  • Excellent communication
    skills both written and verbal
  • Bid project management
  • APMP (association of
    Proposal Management Professional) foundation level (desirable)

Applications are welcomed from all as we are an Equal Opportunities
Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building
and maintenance company.

Please note that we do not require recruitment agency support with this
role and speculative CVs will be treated as a direct application.

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