BID Writer

Dublin (Hybrid)

Key Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Qualification in Construction Management, Architectural Technology or Civil/ Structural Engineering. (Level 7 or Higher)

  • Other suitable experienced construction professionals will be considered also e.g., Trades Background, Chartered Builder or related speciality

  • Experience in Asta Powerproject, MS project, highly beneficial

  • Experience of technical writing and or academic writing will also be beneficial

Working closely with the Head of the Bid Department, the Bid Writer will assist in developing a proposal structure and technical content.

  • The role requires reviewing and editing previously written content where necessary, working with bid team members to produce written bid responses and presentation collateral in line with deadlines

  • The role will also involve writing content for use in presentations, internal team handovers and all supporting documentation, ensuring a cohesive and consistent approach

  • The ideal candidate should be able to write effective, concise and compelling content while working towards deadlines

  • The ability to work as a team and to get accurate, high-quality information from all bid stakeholders in order to produce a comprehensive bid is essential

  • A key skill is the ability to review and understand Bid documentation including architectural and engineering drawings and specification

  • Attention to detail and the ability to extract and summarise bid documents will be important

  • Ability to write and edit programs in Asta Powerproject, MS project, highly beneficial (training will be provided if necessary)

  • Strong working knowledge of the building regulations and exposure to the major Irish building contract forms, would be beneficial

  • The position carries the opportunity for career progression into Bid Management Preconstruction and programming for the right candidate

Summary of Skills:

  • Excellent communicator

  • Willingness to take ownership of the compilation of complex bids

  • A high attention to detail with an excellent reading editing and proofing ability

  • Excellent literacy skills, with an extensive vocabulary

  • Technical construction background

  • Understanding of construction procurement in Ireland (beneficial not essential)

  • Deadline driven with strong and effective time management skills

  • Thrive in a busy environment whilst working on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workload

  • Experience in the required business sector (Construction)

  • Proven bid team involvement (beneficial, not essential)

  • Programming skills (Asta Powerproject, MS Project Primavera) desirable

  • Project management methods/ knowledge highly desirable

  • Can demonstrate effective bid writing skills

  • Interest in Graphical presentation & branding (beneficial but not essential)

  • Understanding of 4d Planning and 3d Simulations (highly beneficial but not essential)


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