BJSS is the UK’s largest privately-owned IT and Business Consultancy. As the winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, we work with the world’s largest organisations, delivering the IT solutions that millions of people use every day.
Our business is built around incredibly talented teams of people who are passionate about technology. They collaborate to deliver award-winning solutions for the world’s biggest organisations. So, if you thrive on finding ways to improve outcomes, then BJSS is the right place for you.
We have a brand-new opportunity for a talented and articulate bid writer to help us win new Business in the field of IT and Business Consultancy across a range of industry sectors, including Government, Healthcare, Retail, Energy and Financial Services. This is a great role where you’ll interact with our senior management team, in a fast-paced environment working to the clock, to shape BJSS solutions for our clients.
About Your Role
You’ll be working with our growing Bid Office to help us secure new work with our clients. The Bid Office is made up of rotating team made up of PMO Consultants, Technical Architects and Digital Consultants who work to devise innovative solutions to our clients’ requests.
Your work will be based around the following:
Producing content to answer simple bid responses using our library of case studies and marketing material.
Working with the technical Bid team to transform their designs into high quality prose.
Updating and maintaining our library of material to support further responses.
Reviewing and correcting the material produced by others to ensure high quality submissions.
Working to specific timescales / deadlines.
Participating in workshops to shape the solutions and being able to articulate the outputs of these sessions into meaningful and relevant documents.
Re-writing / editing proposals from other contributors.
Working in conjunction with the BJSS Marketing team to ensure that all proposals set the right tone
A talented writer with a flair for simple, direct communication.
You’ll have a great attention to detail, as you’ll need to read an interpret bid material, as well as review and correct the work of others.
You’ll need to be goal orientated: bid responses are hard to predict.
We typically work to short and tight timescales, and you’ll need to be able to flex your output to meet the demand
You’ll need an ability to communicate competently with various contacts and senior managers across the business.
You’ll be able to work under your own direction.
You’ll also be a good team player, with a collaborative approach.
You’ll be naturally curious, ensuring you ask the right questions
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
Must have a University Degree, preferably in English
Previous bid writing experience is highly desirable
Demonstrable experience of writing communication pieces within a commercial environment
This role will require occasional travel to other BJSS offices around the UK
BJSS offers a dynamic working environment for talented technologists looking to develop their careers whilst working for some of the most prestigious clients. 100% committed to recognising and rewarding our people, our atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and social and the organisation is devoid of politics and other distractions.
We're an equal opportunities employer and BJSS is signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. If you consider yourself to be among the best in your field and are looking for a role in an environment where excellence is expected and rewarded, review our current vacancies and apply below. For those who join us, the long-term rewards and prospects for advancement are excellent!