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Job Title - Bid & Proposals Writer
Salary - Competitive
Location - Manchester
Hours - Full time, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
KDC, a subsidiary of Veolia, is a leading multi-disciplined contractor, focusing primarily in decommissioning, demolition and environmental services specialising in delivering safe 'end of asset life' and land remediation solutions for our customers working across the UK and Europe.
We are experienced and expert demolition engineers working within the nuclear, chemical/process,pharmaceutical, energy and natural resources, manufacturing, industrial and public sector and provide competitive decommissioning services, including strategy development, hazard characterisation, decontamination (asbestos, radiological and chemo-toxic), de-planting, asset disposal, demolition and land remediation.
We are currently looking to expand our team and have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Bid and Proposals Team on a permanent basis, to complete technical and assurance elements of bid/tender proposals.
What you'll do
Be responsible for the completion of technical aspects of tender proposals, liaison within the bid team to understand submission requirements and commercial, programme and methodology proposals.
Respond to specific customer questions, researching, 'mining' and drafting responses, linking to our proposed response.
Liaising with internal/external stakeholders to enable re-write / edit proposal responses from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, product teams, finance, commercial, legal and delivery
Delivering completed written proposal responses to the Proposals Team Manager against agreed RFP deadlines, escalating issues as required, as well as assist the Proposals Team Manager in developing a proposal structure
Identify and re-work existing pre-written content where relevant.
Present and tag all new proposal content to the Bid & Marketing Assistant for potential re-use.
Take an active role in bid kick-off and review meetings, developing winning themes and USPs for the submission. Coordinating discussion around our understanding of the client requirements, potential competitors, SWOT analysis and development of bid straplines and winning themes
Develop knowledge of business, its products and services by reviewing previous bid and project documents
The experience you will need
You will have previous experience and knowledge in decommissioning, as well as experience in successfully achieving deadlines, with the ability to work using your own initiative
You will also be highly computer literate, with strong written English language skills.
Programming skills would be also advantageous, but not essential.
We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully
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