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Come join us and make a difference in the world! Discover more at www.necsws.com.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

With NEC Digital, you choose the path of no compromise. We provide industry leading expertise across the full scope of a project, giving our customers the confidence and security they need to achieve great outcomes for your users. 

A partnership of best-in-class software delivery, with pioneering user-centred design services. We offer full end-to-end digital transformation expertise to the very highest standards from discovery to development and beyond, at a scale and quality unique in the market.

And everything we do is in line with our mission, to create user centred products and services that are efficient, inclusive and sustainable.

  • Location: This role can be worked on a Hybrid Basis from our Glasgow or London Studio or remote
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Working Pattern: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:30

Position Overview

The Senior Bid Writer for NEC Digital will be responsible for crafting persuasive and well-structured bids, proposals, and tender documents that align with the NEC Digital’s strategic goals and resonate with potential clients.

This role will involve collaborating with cross-functional teams, gathering information, and effectively communicating NEC Digital’s capabilities and offerings. The Bid Writer will play a pivotal role in winning new business and driving growth.

Key Responsibilities

Bid Writing

  • Bid Creation: Develop high-quality written content for bids, proposals, and tender documents that effectively articulate the division's solutions, benefits, and value proposition. 
  • Message Alignment: Ensure bid content aligns with the NEC Digital’s messaging, branding, and strategic objectives, while addressing the specific requirements of each bid. 
  • Content Customisation: Tailor bid content to meet the unique needs and preferences of each potential client or contract opportunity. 
  • Persuasive Communication: Write compelling narratives that highlight the NEC Digital’s strengths, differentiators, and capabilities, while addressing client pain points. 
  • Content Editing: Review and edit bid content for accuracy, clarity, grammar, and consistency, ensuring a polished and professional final product.

Solutions

  • Solution Development: Collaborate closely with the Solutions Specialist to make sure our proposed solutions fit what the client needs. Use their technical knowledge to help create strong bids that show why our solutions are the best choice. 

Collaborating

  • Content Research: Collaborate with the proposition lead to leveraging the playbook's resources to provide updated best practices, answers, and relevant content, thereby enhancing bid submission quality and effectiveness. 
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Marketing, Legal, and Subject Matter Experts, to gather input and insights for bid responses. 

Bid Management 

  • Deadline Management: Manage bid timelines, ensuring that all content is completed, reviewed, and submitted within specified deadlines. 
  • Continuous Improvement: Collect feedback and insights from bid outcomes to continuously improve bid content, processes, and win rates, feeding these into our Knowledge Management system. 
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that all bid content meets the highest standards of quality, compliance, and accuracy. 
  • Knowledge Management: Ensuring all bid responses and feedback are recorded in line with our knowledge management processes and procedures.  

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a Bid Writer, with a successful track record of crafting persuasive bids, proposals, and tender documents. 
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with exceptional attention to detail and grammar with the ability to convey complex information clearly and persuasively. 
  • Familiarity with bid management processes and knowledge management systems. 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and bid management software. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment including Sales, Marketing, Legal, and Subject Matter Experts. 
  • Excellent project management and deadline management skills. 
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and persuasively. 
  • Experience in collecting and implementing feedback to improve bid content and win rates. 

Desirable

  • Experience writing and winning bids for the Public and Third Sector.

Additional Information

We are proud of the benefits we offer employees of NEC Software Solutions

  • Private Medical Cover funded by NEC for Employees (with the option to add family members at an additional cost)
  • 25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/ sell 
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover funded by NEC (with the option to increase cover at an additional cost)
  • A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions up to a maximum of 8.5%
  • A fantastic selection of flexible benefits to suit your individual needs
  • We are an employer who cares, we have a invaluable employee assistance programme which can help in every area of your life
  • All colleagues get free access to LinkedIn Learning. Over 15000 courses covering a huge breadth of subjects. Learn about what you like, when you like, how you like.

Other Information

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the UK. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

NEC Software Solutions is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

Who We Are

We’re NEC Software Solutions (part of global tech giant NEC Corporation). While you read this ad, our software is helping to dispatch ambulances, support families, keep trains on the move, locate missing people and even test the hearing of newborn babies.

Working with us, you’ll be helping our 3,000+ employees push the boundaries of what’s possible and support amazing public services.

We work with governments, hospitals, police forces, housing providers, local authorities and more. We help them pay financial support faster, speed up treatments for patients and respond to emergencies in the right way. The more we do, the more our customers can do for others. And together, we make a world of difference.

We’d love your help. And we’ll support you all the way.

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