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Bid Writer

4th February 2022

Invotra Consulting is part of Invotra Group, who provide digital communications services and products to organisations across the UK and US. They are leaders in digital communications and provide innovative services for the public sector including 47% of UK Civil Servants as well as organisations throughout the NHS.

We are extremely proud of our culture and working environment. We are innovative and transformative, continually challenging ourselves to develop new and better services.

Working at Invotra Consulting means you’re part of a fun, inclusive, nurturing, vibrant team of ambitious individuals. You will be a valued member with great career progression opportunities where openness, transparency and fairness are expected of everyone. We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities.

We are looking for a passionate, hard-working individual with excellent verbal and written skills. In addition to this, the ideal candidate will provide clear, structured communications and attention to detail skills to work with us to build and promote a brand that disrupts the digital communications market. Together, we will position ourselves as leading suppliers for user research and digital accessibility services across the United Kingdom, and eventually beyond.

Invotra Consulting strives to always represent the voice of end users to bridge the gap between what end users need and what organisations want.

We are committed to offering equal employment opportunity.

Bid Writer​ role:

The Bid Writer independently produces qualitative bids with the aim of winning new business by identifying prospect requirements and details how our services will meet and exceed their expectations.

We are looking for a driven, hard-working individual with excellent verbal and written skills. As part of this role, you will be expected to work with operational colleagues to provide professionally written proposals and presentations that effectively proposition our value to purchasing customers.

This role is critical to our growth and expansion, requires exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure, to ensure effective coordination and completion of tenders within strict deadlines.

Job specification:

  •   Research and Identify opportunities for written bids/submissions
  • Lead, coordinate and determine the scope, timeline, preparation and submission of the bid from start to finish
  • Monitor bid progress to ensure all deadlines are met and follow up actions are completed
  • Conduct in-depth data analysis of customer requirements and key drivers for writing a successful bid
  • Interview subject matter experts to extract accurate information for bid responses
  • Write structured bids in response to customer requirements and key drivers
  • Create and submit responses to RFPs, Tenders, RFQs and Early Marketing Engagement opportunities
  • Support and provide key information to wider sales team in preparation for interviews, presentations and other follow up activities
  • Conduct analysis and organise wash up workshops for all bids and responses.
  • Create and maintain a portfolio of answers
  • Lead creative workshops to help us identify opportunities to improve our processes and approach to bids and other sectors
  • Work collaboratively with our sister company Invotra Limited to create bids on joint opportunities
  • Provide bid writing coaching and guidance to the wider sales team
  • Maintain our company profiles on tender portals and frameworks
  • Work with the team to build a business network and increase brand recognition

Minimum Experience Required:

  • 3+ years writing bids in response to Public Sector opportunities
  • Proven track record of successful bids
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with an extensive vocabulary
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Self motivated and highly driven
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Organised with good project management skills
  • Adaptable with the ability to multitask
  • Good listener and empathetic and able to build good working relationships with stakeholders
  • Confident and accomplished in using tools to create detailed and visually appealing bids

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • A Level educated or equivalent

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with Digital Marketplace and Digital Outcomes & Specialists procurement processes
  • Experienced in the Public Sector tender process
  • Familiar with User Research, Digital Accessibility and Intranets
  • Knowledge of softwares to build and maintain response library
  • Familiar with using a CRM to track opportunities

Salary and benefits: 

  • £35 – 40k basic salary (OTE £60k)
  • Employer Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Annual Leave
  • Hybrid Working
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Fun, vibrant culture
  • Excellent career progression opportunities

Strictly no agencies

To apply for this role, send your CV across to jobs@invotra.com and quote ‘Bid Writer’ in the subject line, or complete the form HERE.