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Apprentice Bid Writer - Tyne & Wear

Excellent Salary + Bonus - Civils - Construction
Ref: 474 Date Posted: Monday 26 Mar 2018
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Location: Newcastle

Main Activities:

·        Support Bid Writers to produce well-structured written responses to Clients’ requirements and agreed company solutions

·        Liaise and work closely with all members of the Contracting Team and the wider Support Services in developing and completing written responses for bids

·        Complete relevant research and liaise with appropriate departments and specialists to obtain relevant information/details to allow written solutions to be developed and considered

·        Provide appropriate inputs to prequalification and tender submissions as directed

·        Attend bid solutions meetings as required

·        Provide support for the development and maintenance of internal bid processes as directed and gathering/updating evidence library as required

·        Carry out all duties and responsibilities in a manner that supports the Company Vision and Mission

·        Perform all duties and responsibilities in a manner that visibly underpins the company’s values and beliefs

·        Challenging existing protocols and practices where appropriate contributing to continual improvement for the success of tenders and overall company performance

Principal Accountabilities

·        Ensure all issues and relevant information that is communicated is considered in developing and completing written solutions

·        Assure written responses for prequalification and tender submissions are completed in a timely manner and that they are in accordance with agreed deliverables

·        Generate written responses that are completed to a high acceptable standard and are compliant, clear and customer focussed

·        Provide inputs to the lessons learnt process from involvement with previous submissions


Person Specification


·        Good standard and level of general education


·        Proven experience of producing written commentaries in an academic or professional role

Personal Skills

·        Excellent written and verbal communications skills

·        Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

·        Able to work independently and within an integrated team working environment

·        Capable of researching and interpreting information

·        IT competent

·        Graphic design skills would be desirable

·        Excellent time management and organisational skills

·        Flexible working attitude

·        Travel and work away from home as and when required

·        Industry knowledge is useful but not essential

·        Enthusiastic approach to continual development


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