Bid Writer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Title: Bid Writer

Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Job Number: 1074646

Areas of Responsibility:

Preparing and editing written responses for submission in tenders to win new work for KBR

Researching clients, requirements, and technical methods

Gathering evidence to answer questions

Understanding rules and evaluation methods of each bid

Interviewing and questioning operational staff and technical experts

Attending workshops to determine win themes and client benefits

Compose responses to prequalification questionnaires and tenders

Presenting technical information in an easy to understand format

Review and edit written work of others

Incorporating win themes and client benefits into text

Working with graphics team to develop diagrams

Gain and maintain a good understanding of KBR experience and achievements


Core Competencies

Excellent Interpersonal skills – bids by their nature require frequent interchange of information and interaction with others.

The individual must be an excellent communicator and team player

Writing skills – must be able to write bid text with persuasive and compelling arguments / justification on why KBR should be chosen.

Must be able to edit and review work of others

Deadlines – works well under pressure of tight deadlines

Flexibility – based in Leatherhead.

Some evening or weekend work may be required on tight bid deadlines.

Close attention to detail

Proactive and decisive nature.



Excellent writing skills

Applicant must have experience working in a bidding environment, ideally in defence or engineering/project management.

Extensive experience of working in bids and proposals

Excellent communication skills

Excellent IT skills


Proposal management training and/or certification (APMP, Shipley, etc.) would be an advantage.

Educated to degree level

Job: Proposals