• Senior Bid Writer London
  • Murphy in London, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

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Senior Bid Writer - Kentish Town - London

Would you like to join one of the UK's Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? Murphy ae recruiting for a Senior Bid Writer, working alongside the Proposals team.

We are looking for a Senior Bid Writer with particular experience in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure sectors.

• Rail/Transportation
• Highways
• Water
• Power
• Oil and Gas
• Tunnelling

This role is to support the Head of Proposals in producing high quality tenders and prequalification’s for a wide range of major civil engineering opportunities. You will be joining a highly successful team of bid writers, and we are looking for an individual to help further grow our skills and take us to new levels. If you are an engaged, motivated and driven bid professional ready for your next move then this is the role for you.

The Murphy Work Winning Team has an Industry Leading hit rate, and we need a high-performing individual to help take us to the next level to... keep us ahead of the competition.

What You'll Be Doing
• * In liaison with the Bid Managers, Business Development Managers, Sector Directors participate and develop win strategies for all PQQ’s and tender submissions.
• Proactively lead the planning, storyboarding, response reviews and the overall timely preparation of high-quality submissions
• Work alongside the Bid Manager(s) to drive the overall bid strategy and identity win themes / USPs of our approach.
• Undertake storyboarding sessions with PQQ / ITT team members, working alongside the Bid Manager to ensure that all storyboards are reviewed.
• Support and deputise for the Head of Proposals
• Coach and develop individuals in the bid writing team.
• Facilitate and lead Opportunity Start Up and content planning workshops, compile output and organise in-conjunction with the bid manager regular follow up meetings to conclude actions and improve our position.
• Work with the Bid Manager(s) and Head of Proposals to develop a proposal structure, setting timescales for tender responses, and ensuring internal deadlines are met (escalating issues as required).
• Undertake lead author role on key bids, writing PQQ and ITT submissions, and providing critiques of draft responses, proof reading and copy editing.
• Translate complex technical & bespoke material from various sources into concise, easily understandable, organised, one-voice styled content.
• Be able to edit and proofread all documentation prior to submission, ensuring the bid and proposal documentation is formatted, collated and presented in a professional manner.
• Work alongside the Head of Proposals identify new processes, using industry experience and expertise to ensure progressive improvements in processes.
• Support our operational teams for the behavioural requirements of bids, specifically, training/preparation of operations personnel prior to interviews/assessments and written responses.
• Successfully work on multiple PQQs and ITTs
• Train, inspire and upskill bid and proposals teams so that they are better equipped to win work and take an interest in their personal development. Support the development of knowledge management tools.
• Be disciplined and flexible in achieving deadlines and have the ability to work under pressure and prioritise workloads.
• Proven experience in the creation of bids and presentations to a high quality

Who We Are Looking For
• A sound understanding of the industry from working in the civil engineering sector.
• Enjoy mentoring and upskilling of junior staff.
• A natural flare and ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders.
• Ability to write about complicated and technical issues in plain English.
• An understanding of using AI in a proposal environmental.
• Strong interpersonal skills

About Murphy

Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.

Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.

Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy’s inclusive culture.

What You’ll Get In Return
• Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
• 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service
• Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review
• Above market rate contributory pension scheme
• Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus
• Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus
• Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations
• Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.

If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today.

If you are unable to apply via the usual process, please call 07801 960 464 to discuss in more detail.

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