Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Title: Bid Writer
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
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