Proposal Writer / Bid Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1392475

 Job Description

The Proposal Writer / Bid Manager will work with the Business Development, User Experience, Graphic Design, Innovation and Development teams to contribute to winning new business through the submission of proposals and tenders.

Job Title: Proposal Writer / Bid Manager

Reports to: Head of Business Development         

Purpose of Job: The Proposal Writer / Bid Manager will work with the Business Development, User Experience, Graphic Design, Innovation and Development teams to contribute to winning new business through the submission of proposals and tenders.

Skills:   

  • Enthusiastic with strong, creative and persuasive writing skills, confident in articulating complex solutions, ideas and concepts for a non-technical audience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to disseminate information to a range of audiences; both written and verbally. Being able to communicate technical information to business personnel and vice-versa is desirable
  • The ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within sometimes challenging timeframes
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • A good understanding of information technology
  • Able to work autonomously but competent to revert for direction where required

Responsibilities:             

The responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing and compiling quality bids through:
  • Articulating the proposed solution
  • Creating responses to specific customer questions
  • Response review and proof reading
  • Reviewing, updating and improving boilerplate content
  • Creating/updating project plans
  • Compiling pricing
  • Adhering to corporate bid processes
  • Monitoring Tender portals for relevant opportunities
  • Managing tender submissions through all the major procurement portals
  • Actively contributing to Bid continuous improvement processes
  • Contributing to the bid library
  • Supporting the ISO audit process

Person:                     

  • Excellent written English skills
  • Ability to write persuasively and attractively
  • Interest in digital or technical industries
  • Good knowledge of the MS Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to integrate well into a team and build relationships with stakeholders

Desirable:                                        

  • A degree in a Business, Marketing or IT subject or equivalent experience desirable
  • Commercially aware with an understanding of tender processes desirable
  • Business Analysis and/or relevant technical knowledge is desirable
  • Experience of working within complex IT project environments is desirable
  • ISO audit and standards awareness desirable
  • Digital Agency experience, or experience within a web development-based role
  • Proven analytical mindset with an ability to develop solutions to technical problems desirable
  • Working knowledge of industry standards in project management and development methodologies including PRINCE2, PMP, Lean, Kanban, Agile & Waterfall desirable

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