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Bid Manager/Writer

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Due to the continued growth and diversity of Shield Services Group, we are looking for an experienced Bid Manager/Writer to join our BID department

Based at our Cardiff Office, the successful candidate will manage the drafting and delivery of high-quality tender responses and pre-qualification documentation.

Main Duties:

  • Bid Writing
  • Ensuring Pre-Qualification, Supplier Approval Questionnaires, and tender submissions for new business opportunities are completed on time and in line with the client’s requirement
  • Manage the Bid process to ensure bid documents are of the best calibre for submission, This will include tender research, proofreading, tender drafting, document formatting, and obtaining/developing pricing documents for all divisions within the company
  • Monitoring of supplier portals, identifying potential tender opportunities for the business
  • Attend tender interviews and meetings, as required
  • Provide support to the Business Development function
  • Develop and maintain a database of tender data
  • Gain feedback on tenders and questionnaires submitted. Utilize this feedback to show future improvements and development of the company bidding returns
  • Demonstrate a high level of computer literacy and competence in the use of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Attend training courses to ensure continual learning to add quality and improvement to the standard of bid delivery

Qualifications and requirements for the role:

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to prioritize work whilst under time-pressures
  • High standard of Computer Literacy
  • Good communication and written skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Maintain standards of professional practice

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking


  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cardiff: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bid management & Bid writing: 2 years (required)


  • Driving Licence (required)


Established in 1979, Shield Services Group has become one of the largest national service providers in the environmental service sector. We have grown steadily over the years and have constantly adapted to meet the demands and changing practices of the sectors we work with. However, some things have never changed and we believe that our success is based upon our original core principle of exceptional customer care. We feel honoured to have many long-standing relationships with our clients, many of whom we have been working with for years.

Shield Services Group is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity.

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