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Bid Writer

£35K-£40K Basic Salary

Location London
Sector E-learning, Learning and development, Learning technologies, Training
Job type Permanent
Role Operations and delivery
Job ref EK2491

Fantastic opportunity with a highly successful learning provider. Your responsibility will focus on the coordination and creation of high quality, successful bids.

Key responsibilities

  • Create high quality bids, proposals, responses to tenders etc.
  • Monitoring and acting on bid alerts on tracking websites
  • Project manage individual bids from receipt to contract closure
  • Manage the day to day implementation of the bid process to include bid analysis, distribution of documents, planning and input from the business whilst ensuring adherence to quality and processes
  • Build and maintain positive and sustainable relationships with key internal stakeholders to facilitate involvement and buy-in
  • Collaboration with co-bidders and external stakeholders
  • Recommend appropriate improvements regarding capability for bid writing
  • Plan and organise workload to ensure the delivery of effective and successful bids


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


  • Minimum of two years in a Bid Writer role within an educational or learning organisation
  • Experience of developing successful propositions and tendering for complex bids
  • Knowledge and experience of research techniques and of writing research documents, business cases and propositions
  • Demonstrable evidence of engaging with and influencing wide and varied groups of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the legal aspects of bids, tenders etc.
  • Project planning and management experience desirable for complex or high impact bids


  • High degree of commercial acumen
  • Excellent written English and communication skills
  • Resilience with the ability to work under pressure

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