Job description

Sentri Group is currently working with an award-winning main contractor who operates nationwide who are looking to appoint a Bid Writer to work from their office in Birmingham.

As the Bid Writer, you will work very closely with the Business Development Manager & Director and Preconstruction team on schemes throughout London up to £150m in value, across Commercial, Leisure, Education, Residential and Mixed-Use sectors.


As the Bid Writer, you will coordinate and produce the proposal responses whilst assembling a proposal team with the relevant service/product/business knowledge required to win. Responsibilities include the introduction and implementation of all necessary proposal procedures and processes. This role requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenge deadlines.


  • Responsible for developing a bid response structure, reviewing, and editing content where necessary, working with other bid team members to produce written bid responses and presentation content in line with deadlines.
  • Analysing the Client’s information and associated material to produce win strategy/themes with the Tender / Business Development teams
  • Listen to internal client’s needs, aspirations and agree on a brief for yourself that reflects these
  • Preparing and agree writing plans that fully satisfy the winning strategy and client’s assessment criteria
  • Identifying the service / technical / business experts/knowledge required to assist in the development of bids and proposals
  • Researching clients, competitors, technical bodies, and internal subject matter experts to produce information that can be directly used to prepare responses or facilitate responses
  • Searching, editing, and updating / adding information from previous bids and other sources to use as the basis for planning and writing responses
  • Writing bespoke responses to specific areas, questions, and topics with a clear and engaging style
  • Commissioning responses from subject matter experts, conducting interviews if required
  • Contributing to the production of a deliverable schedule with the internal client
  • Attending meetings e.g., start-up / weekly planning meetings as required

Client Database & Meetings & Presentations

  • Continue building Client Database with accurate information on all organisations & contacts on our ‘Salesforce’ software.
  • Good knowledge of ‘InDesign’
  • Attend meetings with the Business Development Director, when required
  • Gather general information to build up a portfolio for presentations and marketing purposes
  • The client is seeking to appoint an individual who is proven within a Bid Writer role and has a track record of larger projects, coupled with a stable employment history gained working for recognised main contractors.

On offer for this Bid Writer Submissions Manager role is an attractive salary and package made up of car allowance, health care, pension, and bonus.

For a more detailed discussion and full details for this Bid Writer vacancy please contact David Weaving on or 02038972009.

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