Bid Writer - Civils

Bid Writer


£25,000 - £35,000 Base + package

Job Introduction

Our client operates in the UK & Ireland providing a range of Surveying, Trenchless, Environmental & Civil Engineering Projects to infrastructure sectors including Sewer, Rail, Water, Power & Construction. They have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry. They offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards and are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 100 employees across the UK & Ireland.

Joining the team as a Bid Writer you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including;

·         Bonus scheme.

·         Enhanced holiday entitlement.

·         Contributory pension scheme.

·         Training and development opportunities.

The Bid Writer will operate across the Group business and take ownership of the end-to- end Bid Process. You will be responsible for managing an opportunity from PQQ to ITT to contract award. Working closely with other members of the team, including operational leads and estimating, you will research and understand the nature of the contracts and projects the company is involved with and delivering in order to continuously improve bid submissions, presentations and client interviews.

Responsibilities include the management of all necessary bid procedures, governance, and processes. This is a highly networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.

They are looking for an innovative and creative bid writer who can produce accurate and compelling content and who is driven by success. Proven capability in delivering winning, tenders ideally within the civil engineering or surveying sectors. Experience of bid management from opportunity identification through to project delivery, and will provide valuable input into opportunity qualification, win strategies, commercial discussions, and solution design. Will be fully conversant with the competitive marketplace. Have the ability to manage complex, multi-work stream opportunities.

As part of the remuneration package they offer: annual pay reviews, annual appraisals, 28 days holiday, continuous professional development and a highly competitive salary reflective of your own skills, work experience and relevant qualifications.

If you like the idea of joining an established, successful and reputable company, and becoming part of a successful and growing team offering genuine career opportunities, then please get in touch or apply to join the team.


The duties of the role include:

  • Compilation of PQQ  & ITT Documents and compilation of Tender Deliverables.
  • Producing and editing proposal content within a multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
  • Write technical responses covering all aspects of Civil Engineering & Surveying Projects.
  • Manage portal uploads.
  • Completion of capability statements/expression of interest documents.
  • Review, track and respond to OJEU Notices.
  • Answer technical questions relating to civils engineering and infrastructure projects
  • Sit in tender review meetings and action as appropriate.
  • Weekly updates of Tender Trackers for Pre- Qualifications, Tenders and Leads.
  • Proof read all documents for fluidity and correct use of English. Ensure all questions are answered pertinently.
  • Each month analyse projects coming to a close. Send template project profiles to the project managers and email the Project Manager to get the Client to complete a satisfaction survey. Set up a drive for these surveys on internal drives.
  • Reporting to, Managing Director

Who we are looking for;

  • Demonstrable experience in Civils, Construction or Surveying field in a proposals environment
  • Experience of coordinating and updating a knowledgebase system
  • Full knowledge of the bid lifecycle from tracking of OJEU notices to PQQ, Tender and Post Tender Interviews
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills to interact with all colleagues and operations

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £25,000.00 – £35,000 per year based on experience.


  • Monday to Friday.

For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Adam White at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Adam White Consultant
  • Telephone: 028 9262 7488
  • Job Reference: CSR013205
  • Location: Belfast
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
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