Bid Writer

£35k - £40k

Do you possess minimum 1 years’ Bid Writing experience in any sector?

Looking to join a friendly and supportive organisation that genuinely cares about its employees?

Do you like to be rewarded for your contribution towards the business winning work?

If you answered ‘yes’ to all of the above, then this opportunity might be right up your street!


Job title: Bid Writer

Location: Manchester (with 1 day working from home post training)

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9am –5.30pm

Salary: £35k - £40k basic salary plus bonus scheme (£55k OTE) and excellent benefits (listed below)


About the company:

  • Established for over 20 years, Our client office a niche consultancy service to thousands of organisations across the public and private sectors.
  • Using innovative technology and easy-to-use platforms, they provide their clients with a full suite of managed services.
  • Culture: The culture is described as positive and sociable with an emphasis on wellbeing, diversity & inclusivity and social value. They offer twice yearly company parties and awards ceremonies to celebrate successes with their employees.


About the opportunity:

  • Due to new business growth, they are now looking for a Bid Writer to assist in continuing to expand their industry leading bid writing team.
  • This team are key in securing new, sustainable, and profitable work in the public sector and this role is to work within their Bid Team to write bid responses for     exciting and complex projects.
  • Reporting to the Head of Bids, you will have real and rare opportunity to join a highly ambitious, expanding private equity backed business with significant career value.


Main duties of role:

  • Writing compelling responses to bid questions in line with customer specifications to support the wider bid function
  • Fact finding with stakeholders across the business
  • Uploading and despatching ITTs and bids to portals
  • Undertaking additional projects and activities to support Bid Management and Business Development as required


Essential experience and skills required:

  • 1+ years bid writing experience for the public sector
  • A close attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to succeed under pressure to meet tender deadlines
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite
  • Self-motivated to ensure every tender you work on is of the highest possible standard


Desirable knowledge and skills:

  • An understanding of ESG and Social Value
  • Degree educated
  • Experience writing private sector bids



  • Flexible working post-training (4 days a week in office, 1 day at home)
  • 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, this increases with your service
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Employee referral scheme and bonuses
  • Free breakfast, fresh fruit and tea & coffee provided daily
  • Healthcare scheme giving you money back towards essential health costs such as optical and dental treatments. Also included - 24hr DoctorLine service, Gym Discounts, offers on a wide range of goods and services from hundreds of leading retailers, restaurants and destinations.
  • Internal employee recognition schemes such as employee of the month and end of year awards
  • Employee Assistance Program providing up to 4 sessions of structured counselling and access to a variety of wellbeing resources including webinars, Health Checks, and podcasts
  • Social events and regular engagement activities, such as Christmas and Summer parties, in office events and competitions.

To apply, email a copy of your CV to Nichola Finnigan (Lead Consultant) at or call 0161 726 5161