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Bid Writer

Graduate at Centrica

Bid Writer

Graduate at Centrica

  • LocationSalford, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 09 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 10 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • Competitive£ 50,000.0 per year
Centrica Business Solutions (CBS) is a leading provider of sustainable and energy efficient solutions to clients in many private and public-sector industries. We have a history of sustained growth and we have excellent opportunities for further significant expansion both in the UK and overseas. As we grow, recruiting the right people is essential and we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Bid Writer.
The role will support the activity of CBS Sales across third party, direct and public-sector customers through the provision of a professional bid writing and proposal support service. Working within a busy and expanding team the Bid Writer will be responsible for consulting with the Sales, Bid and Engineering teams create persuasive bid and sales documentation. Location: Salford with some UK travel Salary: Competitive, plus excellent company package
Accountabilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Developing relationships with CBS Sales Teams and develop a comprehensive understanding of each team’s remit
  • Developing relationships and an understanding of the wider British Gas and Centrica Energy solutions to integrate these effectively within proposals
  • To assist the Sales Team and wider Bid Team with the generation of revenue via the production of high quality customer focused, compelling tenders and propositions, with contract values ranging from £50,000 to £10+ million
  • Provide administrative support to the Bid team with regards to updating, maintaining and contributing to the Bid Library
  • Assist sales managers/BDM's in finding bid response information
  • Build internal and external relationships with individuals associated with the bid process to assist in the creation of quality bids, proposals and PQQs
  • Collect content via multiple sources (subject matter experts) including energy supply, CBS, sales, technical, commercial, finance, HS&E and legal) to ensure comprehensive tender responses are developed
  • Re-write/edit proposal responses from a variety of stakeholders
  • Complete and submit bids (formatting/uploading/printing/dispatch) to client timescales
  • Take an active role in the development of propositions specifications to ensure requirements are captured precisely
We are seeking candidates who have experience of bid writing and coordination with a sound knowledge of the bidding process. Experience of the energy industry would be ideal but not essential. We are also looking for the following competencies:
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent writing/presentation skills; able to write both creatively and logically to produce quality and compelling bid documents
  • Good team worker, reliable and able to rapidly establish a high degree of trust, rapport and gain co-operation from the bid team
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities within own workload effectively
  • Strong attention to detail; maintaining high standards for delivery, quality and accuracy
  • Experience of project management
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.
Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.
This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

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