Bid Writer - WD
We help protect 90% of the world's top fifty marine and oil and gas companies for all types of assets and facilities. From fixed platforms, FPSO's, semi-submersible platforms, semi-sub drillers, drill ships, cargo vessels, oil tankers, platform supply vessels to terminals and refineries around the world.
What you will do
This is a Bid Writer position, reporting to the Sales Enablement Executive. You will work as part of a bid team and across all business units. You will manage a tender bid from inception to completion to secure contracts. The successful post-holder will be contributing to the planned and sustained business growth through the production of professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates the business value proposition.
The role will leverage best practices to retain customers going through the tender process and to win new projects. The successful applicant must be Tenacious with a "can-do" attitude and must be persistent, resolute in focusing on maintaining the highest standard of workmanship.
How you will do it/Key Responsibilities
Responses for PQQ in ITTs
Lead Storyboard sessions with virtual team members to develop coherent and tailored responses
Provide advice and guidance to colleagues on site visits from and interviews with potential clients
Develop innovative ways of sharing and presenting information and involve the team in the change process
Apply client bid feedback to future responses drive continuous improvement
Ability to coach sales teams and subject matter experts in writing best practice
Keep abreast of developments (both local and national) in the PS (through media, Govt. information sites and others) to be passed onto Account Managers.
Proactively develop and manage a network of subject matter experts
Work with the Tender Coordinator to maintain a Bid Database, tracking exactly what opportunities are out in the marketplace. Which bids we are/have responded to. Which business we have won/lost.
What we look for
[Required Qualifications - Education, Skills & Experience]
English & Maths (A,B or C grades) GCSE or Equivalent
Bid/proposal Writing Background or Degree educated
Advanced MS Word Skills & proficient in MS Office
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail (QA Responsibility)
Proven track record of developing successful proposals
Strong time management/ prioritization skills
Excellent attention to detail
[Preferred Qualifications - Education, Skills & Experience]
Knowledge of the Public Sector and how it operates advantageous but not essential
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