Bid Writer / Bid Manager

Bid Writer / Bid Manager

  • bedford
  • £35-45,000 + package USD / Year
  • Salary: £35-45,000 + package

Bid Writer / Bid Manager – Contractor in Bedford


  • Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per year
  • Profit-Related Pay bonus
  • 24 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Company pension
  • Access to an onsite gym
  • On-site parking
  • Referral program

Our client is a leading specialist construction company with a 50-year history
They are looking to recruit a Bid Manager / Writer to join their construction division
Business is booming, and the company as a whole have quadrupled in turnover in the last 4 years – the construction arm of the business is growing even faster, meaning there is lots of opportunities for an ambitious Bid Writer

If you are looking for a role where you work hard and reap the rewards then this could be the role for you.

Department Overview: The Construction Division handles a diverse range of projects, with a substantial workload originating from the Department for Education CIF Funding. The portfolio includes competitive tender projects in the Education sector, covering fire compliance, envelope refurbishment, structural repairs, M&E upgrades, as well as full refurbishments and new builds.


  • Collaborate with the team to complete the technical envelope for all tender returns, focusing on high-profile projects, including new builds in education up to £10m per year.
  • Maintain the Bid Library, managing content to ensure it is up-to-date and current.
  • Liaise with various departments, such as the Health & Safety team, to gather key information required for bid preparation.
  • Collaborate with estimators and surveyors upon reading the tender or visiting the site, gathering data for the technical envelope before pricing.
  • Manage the tender program, maintaining a list of projects and submission dates.
  • Compile case studies and handle references, managing and chasing clients as deadlines approach.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly organised with keen attention to detail
  • Deadline-driven

What We’re Looking For:

  • An individual with clear and concise writing skills
  • Previous experience working in a bid team
  • Strong grasp of accurate grammar and punctuation
  • Excellent communicator

Our client is committed to offering the successful candidate opportunities for career progression within the company.

Job Type: Full-time working from the Head Office in Bedford 8am – 5pm

Bid Writer / Bid Manager / Bedford / Bedfordshire