​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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​London city within Ontario that is situated along the Quebec City - Windor Corridor. London, Ontario has a an estimated population of 383,822 as of the 2016 census. London, Ontario covers an area of 162 square miles and is a regional centre of healthcare and education. London, Ontario has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Downtown Loop Phase 1

This project will see a mix of rapid transit work, improved mobility, water and sewer, street scaping. Expected cost for this project is $8.2 million

Highbury Avenue - Wenige Expressway Bridge Renewal

This project will see improved bridge condition, improved multi-use pathway below bridge. Expected cost for this project is $8.9 million

Brydges Street

This project will see removal of 850 metres of combined sewer, new bike lanes. Expected cost for this project is $5.9 million.

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