​What is a Bid Writer?

A Bid Writer is responsible for creating and overseeing bids. Bids are a detailed and costed proposal used to help win contracts for construction projects. Most bid managers work within the built environment sector, but they can work in any industry in which work is contracted out. Typical employers of Bid Managers include, construction and engineering contractors and subcontractors.

Key skills to be successful as a Bid Writer will include:

 

  • Identifying opportunities on which to submit bids

  • Planning a successful strategy for winning a bid

  • Researching, writing and/or checking proposals

  • Negotiating with specialist suppliers and/or subcontractors

What are the typical daily duties for a Bid Writer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Bid Writer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative and innovative thinking

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Relationship-building

  • Influencing skills

  • Commercially aware

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​Frankfurt is the most populous city in the German state of Hesse, with an estimated population off 763,380 as of December 2019. This makes it the the fifth most populous city in Germany. Frankfurt covers an estimated 95.87 square miles and is a global hub for commerce, culture, education, tourism and transportation. Frankfurt has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Deka Bank Frankfurt

Construction of this project began in November 2019 and will see modern office space over 10 floors on a gross floor area of around 56,000 square meters. Large glass facades on the end sides of the office property allow wide views outside of the building and back into it. The office blocks hang like monitors above a two-storey basement that connects the office blocks.

Great East

This project, which is expected to be complete in 2022 will see three properties comprising of two seven-storey buildings and a residential tower with sixteen storeys. Location of the planned building is a vacant lot at Ferdinand-Happ-Strasse/corner Gref-Volsing-Strasse.

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