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Bid Writer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.
We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators,committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

Serco is on a journey towards sustainable growth and our UK & Europe Sales Operations & Marketing Team has the objective to win good business.

To enable this objective, we are looking to recruit a talented bid writer to provide expertise to bids of various scale and complexity across our six business units (Justice & Immigration, Health, Defence, Citizen Services, Direct Services and Transport).

Role Responsibility

The successful candidate should concentrate his/her activities on the following tasks:

  • Lead the bid team in the creation of storyboards and ensure they are adhered to throughout bid development;
  • Work with subject matter experts and other colleagues to extract information and ‘interpret’ technical solutions;
  • Create high-quality responses that are well written, accurate, concise and visually engaging. These responses must convey the required message, answer the customer’s requirements, and score well against the customer’s evaluation criteria;
  • Incorporate win themes, unique selling points (USPs), sales messages, case studies and ‘hot button’ material into responses; and
  • Conduct research to supplement bid responses, including collation and presentation of data.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a proactive individual who has a demonstrable commitment to personal development and a passion for what they do. There are no specific qualifications required for this role but candidates must have experience of delivering high-quality pieces of written work under the pressure of tight deadlines. Moreover, we would like to see:

  • Ability to quickly grasp and assimilate complex information and apply creative intellect;
  • Methodical, process-driven and organised with excellent attention to detail;
  • Experience of template creation and document manipulation, although not essential;
  • Highly competent in MS Office software and relevant tools such as Adobe Creative Suite etc; and
  • Excellent communication skills, including relationship development and stakeholder management; individuals will be confident, persuasive and articulate in all communications.

Security clearance may be required at ‘SC level’; ‘Developed Vetting’ clearance may also be required for some roles. Candidates should be flexible to travel as required and, on occasion, stay overnight.

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Important

Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

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When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.

You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries In Belgium and Luxembourg we work closely with the European Institutions providing crucial Services with over 220 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

Serco European Agencies

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