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Vacancy title
Senior Proposals Author
Contract type
Full time permanent
North West England

Senior Proposals Author 

Location: Manchester 

Talented people are the key to our success 

About us: 

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry?  

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves. 


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Infrastructure business for an ambitious and talented Senior Proposals Author. 

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated Pre-Construction professionals. 

As a Senior Proposals Author you will be accountable for providing clear strategic proposals on a wide range of subject matter. Working with function managers and operational leads you will produce structured proposals on management systems, Function disciplines including health and safety, sustainability, collaboration and construction methodology for PQQ and Tender documentation.

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment. 


As the Senior Proposals Author you will:

  • Create business winning documentation that accurately reflects the company as a whole and to a standard that ensures completed proposals meet the bid specifications and guarantees the best possible chance of securing a tender bid
  • Professionally tailor the tenders to the requirements of each individual customer by use of extensive market intelligence research, liaison with internal and external key stakeholders and project managing the bid process end to end on own initiative in a pressured deadline driven environment
  • Maintain the proposal boilerplate, author content, commission relevant graphics and edit text produced by other internal departments, checking drafts for readability, clarity, grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and formatting

As an experienced Senior Proposals Author you will have the proven ability to analyse tender specifications and assessment criteria and generate successful answer plans and persuasive response material. An understanding of various contract practices would be advantageous.  Good ability to interact with other team members and ghost write when necessary. You will have strong persuasive writing, presentation and computer skills and the ability to write to a high degree of technical accuracy (structure and grammar). 

Experience of bidding high value work in the public infrastructure sector will be advantageous.  

About the Infrastructure Team: 

Within our Infrastructure division, our engineering and technical support team is a valued and highly experienced group of construction professionals who provide the expertise, innovation and experience to win and deliver the technically demanding projects that are a key feature of our offer to customers. They ensure that the very best of our technical expertise is available to all parts of our Infrastructure business, and that rigorous engineering management and control leads to safe and consistent delivery.      


Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.


Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

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