Bid Writer


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Bid Writer to support the Pre construction team on behalf of an established, region-leading construction main contractor based in Derby.


Our client is a longstanding business with an enviable reputable for delivering framework lead projects across the East Midlands, working with a select group of clients and developers on tendered and negotiated projects. Operating in both the public and private sectors, our client has a steady flow of tenders and are focused on quality not quantity.


Operating as part of an award-winning Pre construction team, you would be working alongside an experienced Bid specialists, supported by a wider Pre-construction team to assist in writing high-quality bids and tenders.


  • Preparing Pre-qualification Questionnaires (PPQs), Request for Quotations (RFQs) and selection questionnaires (SQs) for tenders
  • Format large bid proposal documents
  • Working with written content & graphics to specification
  • Create impactful, well designed bid / proposal documentation ready for submission
  • Create additional supporting content for the bid / tender / proposal to ensure a successful bid e.g. printed models / large-format printing
  • Efficient completion of tender formatting within set timelines, keeping in mind the overall submission deadline
  • Attend bid/ no bid meetings
  • Review win/ no win bids to identify areas of improvement and positive client results
  • Assist in the design and completion of storyboards and bid plans


  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Exceptional organisation skills
  • Desire to succeed and progress
  • Ability to demonstrate document control processes and procedures
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Suite, MS Office and/or InDesign


  • Competitive salary
  • Exceptional pension contribution
  • Generous annual leave
  • Regular opportunities for progression
  • Variety of projects and reputable regional business

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment, and service in the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough, and Northern Home Counties regions.

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