Bid Author - Simply Zesty
A full-time digital job at Wireless in Belfast
Posted 8 June 2018, 5.21am edt
The Bid Author will work with the Bid, User Experience, Graphic Design, Innovation and Development teams to contribute to winning proposals.
Skills: • enthusiastic with strong persuasive writing skills, confident in articulating complex solutions, ideas and concepts for a non-technical audience • excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to disseminate information to a range of audiences; both written and verbally. Being able to communicate technical information to business personnel and vice-versa is desirable • the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within sometimes challenging timeframes • outstanding attention to detail • a good understanding of information technology • able to work autonomously but competent to revert for direction where required
Responsibilities - The responsibilities will include:
• Contributing to the submission of quality bids through: o Articulating the proposed solution o Creating responses to specific customer questions o Response review and proof reading o Reviewing, updating and improving boilerplate content o Creating/updating project plans o Compiling pricing • Adhering to corporate bid processes • Monitoring Tender portals for relevant opportunities • Managing tender submissions through all the major procurement portals • Actively contributing to Bid continuous improvement processes • Contributing to the bid library • Supporting the ISO audit process Person • Business Analysis and/or relevant technical knowledge is desirable • Experience of working within complex IT project environments • Good knowledge of the MS Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint • Proven ability to integrate well into a team and build relationships with stakeholders • Proven analytical mindset with an ability to develop solutions to technical problems • Working knowledge of industry standards in project management and development methodologies including PRINCE2, PMP, Lean, Kanban, Agile & Waterfall.
Desirable: • A degree in a Business, Marketing or IT subject or equivalent experience • Commercially aware with an understanding of tender processes • ISO audit and standards awareness • Digital Agency experience, or experience within a web development based role • Service Management & ITIL awareness