Bid Writer | NGP Careers

Bid Writer

Full Time – UK

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is a global energy procurement consultant and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts; negotiate contracts with energy suppliers; introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check, and analyse invoices; and calculate organisations’ GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their net zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

The opportunity

For this role, we are looking to hire a bid writer to support our UK clients. You will be part of our Industrial and Commercial team.

The initial aim of this role will produce exceptional quality tender submissions, tailored to the requirements of each individual client, producing the best possible bid for the company. As a new role in the organisation, this opportunity will explore bid opportunities to additional sectors that NGP can proactively target.

What exactly will you do?

  • Manage the end-to-end bid process specifically within mid-market. Respond to RFPs, RFIs and RFQs.
  • Pro-actively search for potential bids that Northern Gas and Power can tender for.
  • Manage inputs from key stakeholders. Engage with Sales, Marketing, Finance, Legal and Energy Services teams, ensuring buy-in at all stages of the bid process.
  • Construct the written proposal – both in terms of content and presentation.
  • Sell the services of the Company, mainly in written form (written portrayal of the company must be to the highest professional standard.)
  • Responsible for ensuring tenders are submitted consistently ahead of the deadlines set.
  • Ensure that tenders and business proposals meet all relevant specifications; are in line with the most recent research available and best practice; and are compliant with client requirements.
  • Coordinating responses for ‘RFI – Requests for Information’.

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Confident at presenting and explaining complex subjects to a variety of audiences.
  • Proven success with management of high-profile tenders.
  • Proactive attitude.
  • Strong networking and relationship building skills.
  • Interpersonal skills to drive projects within a cross functional environment.
  • Experience within a bidding/tenders environment and good understanding of best practice bidding methodologies
  • Stakeholder management experience.

Bonus points

  • Experience of public sector frameworks and consortia purchasing mechanisms
  • Experience within the energy or utilities sector
  • Experience working for a large Global company in a similar capacity
  • Skills in InDesign, Power BI and Qorus Document Builder
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint & Other MS Office applications

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary: £37,500 – £40,000 DOE + Annual Performance Bonus
  • Career growth: We enjoy promoting from within!
  • Unrivalled perks (including but not limited to):
    • 23 days annual leave + public holidays
    • Full month of December off (fully paid)
    • Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts and access to 1:1 sessions with our in-house Health & Wellbeing team
    • Company parties and retreats abroad
    • Festival and Events tickets

Apply now

You must have evidence of the right to work in the country you are applying. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a criminal record check and/or credit check. This will be confirmed to you during the recruitment process accordingly. We have a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the policy can be requested prior to your application should you wish.

t:  0191 478 9504
e:  changeyourlife@ngpltd.co.uk

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time. We welcome people to apply again after a period of 6 months.

  • If you are interested in the role, please submit your details and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!