Bid Writer

Bid Writer

Role: Bid Writer

Salary: £30K-£40K DOE

Hours: Hours 37 per week Mon-Fri.

Location: South Yorkshire

Our client is an electrical manufacturer.

Key Responsibilities

The Bid Writer is responsible for the commercial aspect of tenders, Bids writing, monitoring of bid vs actual costs, maximising profit and ensuring compliance.  The role is responsible for adhering to all business policies & procedures ensuring that compliance to these standards is achieved at all times.

  • Completion of PQQ documents
  • Managing and responding to clarifications
  • Produce detailed commercial bids including technical, contractual, costing and pricing information
  • Support the drive for improvement in profitability through commercial entrepreneurialism and innovative thinking.
  • Supplying detailed and accurate records of all bids/contracts including action logs, variations and timing plans
  • Working alongside Sales Team to develop new business
  • Minimise the Company’s exposure to commercial and legal risk by ensuring the best possible contractual terms and conditions, payment terms.
  • Liaise with key suppliers & Sub contractors
  • Carry out other reasonable duties as requested


Desired Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience of LV and MV Electrical panels & Switchgear
  • Experience of project-based organisations
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Strong ENGLISH Writing ability
  • High attention to detail
  • SME experience
  • Proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft Office
  • High attention to detail with strong organisational skills
  • Pro-active attitude and problem resolution




  • Upholds the company core values
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Promotes and encourages a positive workplace culture and quality work ethic
  • Support the Company in all Health & Safety matters, Risk assessments and Safe systems of work.



  • Participates positively in team meetings and briefs
  • Supports and solicits input from team members at all levels within the organisation





  • Participates in HR programs and supports company policies
  • Help support trainees and apprentices where applicable

Internal Operations

  • Enforces policies and procedures as per our commitment to Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental standards
  • Carry out other reasonable duties as requested


  • 25 days holiday entitlement plus Bank/Public holidays
  • Pension Stake holder 4% employer contribution
  • Private Healthcare
  • Annual bonus scheme tbd – subject to performance of the company

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