​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

How can we help with your Bid Writer job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Bid Writer professionals across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Bid Writers and secure the market's leading Bid Writer opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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New Urban Quarter at the Central Station - Mannheim 21

Development of the new urban quarter at the main station will see one of the most important inner-city projects of the coming years. Giving a new lease of life to facilities that are already deserted or are due to become so in the foreseeable future.  The plan is to create a lively quarter whose many facilities are appealing and boast a high power of attraction.

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