Bid Writer- Home Based

Function: Sales Support and Administration

Location: Normanton

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Salary: Competitive

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Bid Writer- Home Based

Bids & Tender Executive

 Division: Banner Inventory & Commercial

Reports To: Head of Bid Management

Location: Home-Based

 Role specification: The Bids & Tender Executive is responsible for the management of the bid process, ensuring advertised tender opportunities are monitored and identified promptly and working closely with the Sales Teams to prepare compelling written / qualitative proposals.

Role Responsibilities: NOTE: The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to those shown below and may be modified at any time by the Company.

  • Monitor potential tendering opportunities, by utilising market and prospect intelligence and the tender tracking databases.
  • Maintain and update the bid response library of supporting and source documents.
  • Assess, provide synopsis and contribute to storyboard meetings for each tender that is assigned to you.
  • Project manage each tender opportunity you are assigned, engaging those persons throughout the business that will need to have input into the completion of the tender response and work with the sales owner. This will include but not be limited to the Pricing Team, Contracts Administration Team, Implementation Team, Operations, IT and Finance.
  • Write a compelling business response for each project.
  • Take full ownership, responsibility and accountability for the progress and submission of the response and deliver it back to the sales owner or the tendering organisation in a timely fashion.
  • Obtain timely legal reviews of contract terms & conditions and ensure they are communicated to the sales team / management.
  • Conduct Pre and Post Tender briefings with clients where required.
  • Offer advice, support and back up to the sales community as required.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES Essential:

  • High degree of business acumen
  • Significant experience of successful bid writing
  • Ability to communicate on all levels
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to self-manage workload
  • High degree of computer literacy, and intermediate/advanced word skills
  • Articulate, numerate, and literate
  • Project management skills
  • Imagination / ability to think in innovative terms Desirable:
  • Industry experience
  • Contract Management experience

WHAT DO WE DO?

Banner is the UK’s largest business supplies and services company to both the public and private sectors. We provide facilities & PPE, technology, furniture, printed goods, managed print services and office stationery. We partner with companies both large and small, tailoring our approach to suit each workplace. Our customers trust us to deliver real business benefits that have a positive impact on our environment and communities. Our close consultative approach, combined with an industry-leading logistical capability, enables us to reduce costs, minimise waste and offer an excellent customer experience. We always aim to be the partner that:

Business Leaders trust, that Buyers recommend and that Employees value.

As part of the EVO Group we are the UK’s no. 1 distributor in our sector with a stock holding in excess of £50m. We have over 350 fleet vehicles, making over 18,000 deliveries per day. We pick over 100,000 lines per day in our 650,0000 plus square feet of warehousing.

OUR BENEFITS

We offer a competitive range of benefits, including free parking (subject to site availability), contributory pension plan, Employee Assistance Programme, retailer and lifestyle perks and discounts, paid charity support day, staff discounts, an opt-in medical plan and eyecare assistance. Our employees hard work can be rewarded through the EVO Honours reward programme and long service recognition schemes.  We support and encourage our employees training and development with access to a e-learning platform covering a wide range of topics and the opportunity to complete a fully funded Apprenticeship or Adult Learning courses (terms apply).

 

We also have a generous holiday package and a holiday purchasing scheme.  All our employees either get their Birthday off every year or a voucher in their birthday month, and in most areas of the business we close between Christmas and New Year!  

 

DIVERSITY AND ANTI-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

It is our people that make us successful and so we are committed to making The EVO Group of companies an inclusive workplace.

We encourage a diverse culture, in which we value you for being you, and the excellent contributions you make to business, no matter your age, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, race, nationality or religion.  The EVO Group of companies expect their employees to respect one another and treat their colleagues, and others that they come into contact with, as they would wish to be treated themselves.

EVO Group are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ accredited employer.  We have a strong CSR and ESG ethos which is reflected in our Company values and the work we do.

Bids Writer- Home based

Division: Banner Inventory & Commercial

Reports To: Head of Bid Management

Location: Home-Based

Role specification: The Bids & Tender Executive is responsible for the management of the bid process, ensuring advertised tender opportunities are monitored and identified promptly and working closely with the Sales Teams to prepare compelling written / qualitative proposals.

Role Responsibilities: NOTE: The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to those shown below and may be modified at any time by the Company.

  • Monitor potential tendering opportunities, by utilising market and prospect intelligence and the tender tracking databases.
  • Maintain and update the bid response library of supporting and source documents.
  • Assess, provide synopsis and contribute to storyboard meetings for each tender that is assigned to you.
  • Project manage each tender opportunity you are assigned, engaging those persons throughout the business that will need to have input into the completion of the tender response and work with the sales owner. This will include but not be limited to the Pricing Team, Contracts Administration Team, Implementation Team, Operations, IT and Finance.
  • Write a compelling business response for each project.
  • Take full ownership, responsibility and accountability for the progress and submission of the response and deliver it back to the sales owner or the tendering organisation in a timely fashion.
  • Obtain timely legal reviews of contract terms & conditions and ensure they are communicated to the sales team / management.
  • Conduct Pre and Post Tender briefings with clients where required.
  • Offer advice, support and back up to the sales community as required.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES Essential:

  • High degree of business acumen
  • Significant experience of successful bid writing
  • Ability to communicate on all levels
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to self-manage workload
  • High degree of computer literacy, and intermediate/advanced word skills
  • Articulate, numerate, and literate
  • Project management skills
  • Imagination / ability to think in innovative terms Desirable:
  • Industry experience
  • Contract Management experience

WHAT DO WE DO?

Banner is the UK’s largest business supplies and services company to both the public and private sectors. We provide facilities & PPE, technology, furniture, printed goods, managed print services and office stationery. We partner with companies both large and small, tailoring our approach to suit each workplace. Our customers trust us to deliver real business benefits that have a positive impact on our environment and communities. Our close consultative approach, combined with an industry-leading logistical capability, enables us to reduce costs, minimise waste and offer an excellent customer experience. We always aim to be the partner that:

Business Leaders trust, that Buyers recommend and that Employees value.

As part of the EVO Group we are the UK’s no. 1 distributor in our sector with a stock holding in excess of £50m. We have over 350 fleet vehicles, making over 18,000 deliveries per day. We pick over 100,000 lines per day in our 650,0000 plus square feet of warehousing.

OUR BENEFITS

We offer a competitive range of benefits, including free parking (subject to site availability), contributory pension plan, Employee Assistance Programme, retailer and lifestyle perks and discounts, paid charity support day, staff discounts, an opt-in medical plan and eyecare assistance. Our employees hard work can be rewarded through the EVO Honours reward programme and long service recognition schemes.  We support and encourage our employees training and development with access to a e-learning platform covering a wide range of topics and the opportunity to complete a fully funded Apprenticeship or Adult Learning courses (terms apply).

We also have a generous holiday package and a holiday purchasing scheme.  All our employees either get their Birthday off every year or a voucher in their birthday month, and in most areas of the business we close between Christmas and New Year!  

DIVERSITY AND ANTI-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

It is our people that make us successful and so we are committed to making The EVO Group of companies an inclusive workplace.

We encourage a diverse culture, in which we value you for being you, and the excellent contributions you make to business, no matter your age, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, race, nationality or religion.  The EVO Group of companies expect their employees to respect one another and treat their colleagues, and others that they come into contact with, as they would wish to be treated themselves.

EVO Group are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ accredited employer.  We have a strong CSR and ESG ethos which is reflected in our Company values and the work we do.

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