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Bid Writer

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Job Introduction

Sodexo's Government and Agencies Segment are looking for a Bid Writer to join our Business Development Team on a permanent basis.

As a Bid Writer you will play an instrumental part in producing high quality and compelling written material that clearly articulates the benefits of the Sodexo proposition.

The opportunity will focus on the generation of high quality written tender material for catering and facilities management contracts within our Sodexo Government & Agencies segment. You will also play a part in developing, growing and retaining Sodexo business through delivering the Sodexo Government & Agencies sales strategy by preparing and reviewing bid submissions for quality, accuracy and potential improvement.

Role Responsibility

This is a superb, home-based opportunity for a bid writer. In this fast-paced and challenging role, you'll be responsible for producing high quality, engaging proposals which clearly articulate the company's offering. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders across the business, you'll be knowledgeable on the sales strategy, develop customised responses for RFPs and re-bids, organise and manage project timelines.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Superb English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ideally experience in a similar role
  • Prior graphic layout and desktop publishing experience
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to proofread/edit proposal content
  • Excellent MS Office, PowerPoint and Adobe InDesign skills
  • Ability to interpret complex information and present on paper

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.



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