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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Bid Writer
Social Housing/Repairs & Maintenance
Contract type
Full time permanent
Aldgate, London

Role: Bid Writer

Based: Aldgate, London

Salary from £30,000


Morgan Sindall Property Services provides integrated property maintenance services to both the public and private sector, with particular expertise in housing and public building maintenance.

We are the nation’s complete housing solutions specialist with over 30 years’ experience within the affordable housing sector. We provide planned and reactive maintenance to over 200,000 domestic properties nationwide and have a significant portfolio of large-scale framework refurbishment programmes. Our main areas of expertise include: building management systems, day-to-day responsive repairs, void property refurbishments, programmed maintenance, and electrical and gas installations, servicing and repairs.


About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Bid Writer to join our team based in Aldgate, London. The purpose of the role is to provide engaging copy for inclusion in Proposals, and maintain robust systems and processes to assist in the work winning process. Establishing excellent client and industry relationships, and building a network of internal relationships to support the achievement of this purpose. Your duties will include:

  • Managing the day-to-day production and compilation of Proposals and ensuring timely outputs that enable review by Bid Manager, Head of Bids, Head of Estimating, Head of Marketing, Commercial Manager and Board of Directors.
  • Produce copy for Proposals and support materials for client engagement, competitive dialogue, site visits, interviews and mobilisation handover.
  • Seeking and managing input from subject experts within the business to deliver compelling Proposals.
  • Assist in tracking opportunities and through the OJEU and lead generation process as instructed by Bid Manager, Head of Bids and Board of Directors.
  • Proactively research future work pipelines, assist the Business Development and Marketing Team in identifying pipeline opportunities and strategies to engage with prospective clients. Agree and implement strategies to secure work from the pipeline.
  • Implement company Policies, company and industry standards and manage regulatory compliance with procurement regulations and client technical requirements.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Business Development and Marketing Team and the Board of Directors to develop best practise and implement change.
  • Build a detailed understanding of the social housing maintenance market and the company’s offering within the repairs, gas, electrical, planned works, facilities management and insurance sectors.
  • Participate in conferences, exhibitions, seminars and presentations as required. Assisting at events where the business is exhibiting.
  • Represent the company at client meetings, tender briefings, market testing exercises and competitive dialogue meetings.


About You 

  • Able to communicate effectively, in writing, with wide range of people and groups
  • Knowledge and understanding of public sector procurement regulations
  • Knowledge and understanding of OJEU compliant procurement procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance services, and industry best practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of research methodologies
  • Contractual understanding of typical industry standard forms of contract (e.g. TPC, PPC, JCT, MTC, NEC MTC)
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial delivery models and contract pricing methodologies
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent client and other stakeholder relationships
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Competence with the Microsoft Word software
  • Competence with the Microsoft Excel software
  • Competence with the Microsoft PowerPoint software
  • Competence with the Microsoft Outlook software
  • Competence with the Microsoft Publisher software
  • Competence with Microsoft CRM software
  • Competence with the Adobe Acrobat software
  • Competence with the Adobe InDesign software

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity and that talented people are key to our success.

Closing date: 14 September 2018 

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