Bid Co-ordinator / Graduate Bid Writer

  • Location: Ruthin, North Wales
  • Position: Bid Co-ordinator / Graduate Bid Writer
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 11th Nov 2020
  • Vacancy type: 12-month contract (with potential scope to become permanent)

The Jones Bros Group has been operating for over 50 years and predominantly provides complete civil engineering solutions for a range of projects across the UK with an extensive track record in Renewables and energy, Waste management facilities & landfill engineering, Highways & Rail, Infrastructure including business and industrial parks and Flood, Coastal & Marine Infrastructure.

To support of the delivery of these projects, we continue to develop our in-house expertise, employing over 500 people across all project delivery trades and grades including engineers, project managers, contract programmers, works managers and operatives. We take career development and progression very seriously, and continual professional development is encouraged. For example, some of the most senior positions in the Company are occupied by our former Apprentices, including our Contracts Directors.

We now seek a Bid Co-ordinator / Graduate Bid Writer to commence with us in December or January. Initially to cover maternity leave, for the right candidate who seeks to add value there could be scope for this to become a permanent position, based on current demands. We seek a graduate with knowledge of bid writing in civil engineering or similar, strong communication skills and ideally graphics experience, to take on some bid writing whilst covering the role of bid co-ordinator. You will be given exposure to a range of challenges and development opportunities within a supportive working environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creation of high quality PQQ and bid documents, including writing and editing content (text and graphics) and document production
  • Management of bid document production, including championing best practice in planning and organisation and ensuring compliance with business development process, style and brand guidance
  • Co-ordination of bid information in conjunction with the tendering/estimating teams
  • Contribution to development and implementation of the Bid Development Plan
  • Building and developing relationships with the operational teams
  • Client presentations, preparing for interviews and organising site visits as required
  • Being the writer in submissions, PQQs and tenders, agreeing strategy with the tendering teams, ensuring adequate resources are available to complete the submission, managing resources and ensure all content is in place.


To be considered, applicants should hold a degree in a relevant subject (examples include but are not limited to Civil or Structural Engineering, Construction, Quantity Surveying). In addition, you will possess:

  • Knowledge and experience of bid writing in public and private sectors
  • Ideally a knowledge of bid writing in Civil Engineering or a similar background
  • Strong computer literacy with good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Highly developed professional communication skills
  • Demonstrable Graphics experience is strongly desirable


More generally, you will need to be committed, reliable, have a good team working ethic, and high level of attention to detail.

In return, we offer an interesting opportunity to develop within a progressive and successful business, the possibility of a longer term role, and a competitive salary and benefits package.



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