JOB TITLE: Proposals Writer (Construction and Civil Engineering)


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Reference : 10612JL Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/04/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Proposals Writer (Construction and Civil Engineering), Leading Global Construction and Civil Engineering Organisation, £25-30k + Excellent benefits. Newcastle


Job Description

Proposals Writer (Construction and Civil Engineering)
£25-30k + Excellent benefits, pension, healthcare, holidays etc
Leading Global Construction and Civil Engineering Organisation
Newcastle
14 Month fixed term contract with opportunity for permanent employment.


The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Proposals Writer to join our client, a global construction and civil engineering company. With offices covering nationwide you will be based in the Newcastle office producing bid and proposal documentation which reflects the company's market leading position in order to secure future projects. This global company has experienced year upon year growth and is committed to the growth and development of it's employees.

This is an initial 14 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave, however for the right person there is a good opportunity for permanent employment thereafter.


Overview of the role

You will be working as part of the Bid and proposals team interfacing with other members of the department and the 'work winning' community. You will be producing PQQ's (pre-qualification questionnaires) as well as bid and proposal documents that reflect the company's market leading position.

Typical tasks and responsibilities for the role are:

-Utilise relevant software systems to produce high quality submission documentation in both hard copy and electronic form with a focus on content and presentation

-Undertake the role of PQQ lead as required in line with the business needs

-Prepare an action plan to identify stakeholders to contribute so specific elements of the submission process and documentation.

-Liaise with key stakeholders and suppliers, reviewing and collating their contributions to ensure the PQQ, proposal and bid documentation is to the highest standard and in line with the wider strategy.

-Develop and maintain supporting information such as cv's and evidence examples to use in proposal and bid documentation.

-Maintain an effective database of past submissions to be referred to in future use.


The Individual

The successful candidate will need strong written English skills and the ability to contribute to both internal stakeholders and suppliers. You'll have experience of working to strict timescales and be able to present written documents to a high standard.

Previous experience in a proposal / bid / tender role is desirable although we would be interested in hearing from candidates whom can demonstrate the necessary skills required for the role.

You will have:

-Strong time management and prioritisation skills.

-An attention to details as the PQQ's , bids and proposals you will be writing will be reflective of the company's leading market position.

-Very strong customer focus.

-IT Literate with competency in mail, web, Microsoft packages including word, publisher, excel etc.


The Company

You will be joining a leading global construction and civil engineering company. The company has experienced year upon year growth and is committed to the growth and career development of its employees.


The Package

-£25-30k per annum
-14 month Fixed term contract covering maternity leave, however for the right person there is a good opportunity for permanent employment thereafter.
-25 days annual leave plus public holidays
-Flexible annual leave scheme
-Defined contributions pension scheme

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency working on behalf of our client.



Job Keywords

Proposal, proposals, writer, proposals writer, bid, tender, submissions, pqq, pre qualification questionnaire, manager, construction, civil engineering, newcastle, sunderland, documentation



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Building and Construction recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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