Bid Writer

Job Location: Melbourne

SKG Services are a well-established leader in the delivery of soft services across Australia and New Zealand. We proudly and professionally provide world-standard cleaning, security, and maintenance solutions.

We are looking for an experienced Bid Writer to join our friendly team.  The ideal candidate must display a passion for delivering service excellence for our clients.

The Bid Writer works as part of a team nationally that provides business development services and support, driving growth initiatives.

The role

This role will be responsible for preparing, producing, and analyzing tender submissions, presentations, capability statements & expressions of interest to secure new work for our business.

This fast-paced role requires a nimble mind, thoughtful approach, and hands-on execution skills.  You will contribute to and/or be responsible for:

  • Key business development documents and materials including tender submissions, credentials, proposals, and company profile.
  • Managing the physical production process for bid responses.
  • Organising and managing the internal team(s) who will review and critique the proposal and solution.
  • Communicating with the customer to ensure we are producing documentation (hard and soft) to the client’s expectation
  • Working with internal business divisions to develop best practices for bid production.
  • Defining the supporting documents required for bid production.
  • Developing and managing material for the library of market intelligence information that is utilized for tenders
  • Key matter content for use in tenders, credentials, league table, and directory submissions.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to develop appropriate responses to tenders

Required skills and personal attributes

  • A higher level of proficiency in the full suite of Microsoft products and well-versed with the reporting
  • Proven experience within business development, and marketing roles.
  • Proven technology skills that relate to a marketing environment
  • Demonstrated drive and initiative.
  • Strong project management capabilities, including the ability to be outcome-oriented and deadline driven.
  • An ability to effectively manage ‘big picture’ issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal and persuasion skills.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to juggle multiple projects.
  • Work well under pressure and be able to operate as part of a team.
  • Proven business writing skills, including tender writing.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to influence.
  • A professional and responsive approach to client service
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-up skills.

What’s on offer….

  • A fantastic opportunity to join a well-known Australian company
  • Outstanding team culture where staff produce excellent results

We pride ourselves on meeting our client’s needs in a culture characterised by excellence, commitment, collaboration, and respect.

Our policies, practices, and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace, and we focus on creating opportunities and supporting a diverse workforce.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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