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Bid Writer

United Kingdom
28 May 2021
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About The Role
We are looking for a talented Bid Writer to join our growing Pre-Construction team. You will be working on the production of high-quality tender submissions within the engineering, construction and infrastructure markets.

Dyer & Butler is a leading supplier of infrastructure maintenance, repair and renewals solutions in the Aviation, Rail and Highways sectors working for key infrastructure owners and operators including Network Rail, Highways England, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Compile information and write bid specific submission content across all divisions (Rail, Highways, Infrastructure and Aviation)
  • Manage the creation of high quality, customer focussed bid/ PQQ submissions
  • Interview Subject Matter Experts to extract relevant information and tailored responses
  • Lead storyboarding and answer planning sessions
  • Work closely with your Bid Manager and the Pre-Construction 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
  • Take responsibility for submissions presentation and formatting ensuring that these comply with the submissions and Company guidelines

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 focussed bespoke written content in the UK infrastructure/construction industry
  • Be an excellent communicator 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
  • Strong communication and interview skills


  • you will have achieved APMP certification - foundation level or above
  • have a demonstrable experience working on multi-million-pound construction submissions
  • Strong IT literacy with Microsoft and Adobe software - solid Word skills
  • Experience using InDesign (desirable)
We are open to the location for this opportunity being based from any of our main offices.

In return we offer:

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


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