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Bid Writer

Sheffield, GB

We have an opportunity for a Bid writer to join Insight, working with the Public sector team. The Bid Writer sources, collates, writes, and wins high-value, new and retained, tenders for Insight whilst simultaneously raising the organisations profile via exceptionally high-quality tender submissions.


You will be responsible for creating compelling business winning documentation to an exceptionally high standard. We are flexible on working location for this role.



Duties will include:


  • Ensuring tenders are submitted consistently ahead of the deadlines set by the tendering authority
  • Producing bids on Insight’s products and services, from core services through to partner led solutions
  • Objectively appraise tender submissions; add and edit information as necessary in order to structure effective responses
  • Planning the key stages of individual tender projects, allocate appropriate deadlines with follow ups, and ensure deadlines are adhered to both within and outside the Public Sector Business Development team
  • Gathering technical data from internal departments and operational teams such as Services, Sales, Marketing, Finance and the wider Legal team, interpret data in order to construct compelling and readable text and ensure that visionary and bespoke solutions are offered to clients
  • Demonstrating technical and commercial writing skills; displaying a creative flair in tender submissions and produce costing information in order to help the Bid team in making decisions
  • Proactively initiating the creation of company literature to ensure Insight is in line with relevant legislation and best practice guidelines
  • Investigating the marketplace to enable positive comparison with competitors and ensure full compliance with the current legislative procedures
  • Receiving and dealing with extensive enquiries from teammates and clients concerning tenders both current and historic
  • Creating and maintaining an effective and constantly evolving reference library
  • Responsible for updating all spreadsheets, databases, and company sales records, and producing reports on workload and goals which have been achieved for both the team and leadership when required



About Insight: 

We believe that by giving you the freedom to think big and empower you to reach your full potential, together we will achieve the best outcomes.  Along with excellent benefits and a compelling reward package, we offer the opportunity to work in a supportive environment with a high level of autonomy and creativity - there’s a reason our average employee tenure is over 6 years.   

We strive to display our three core values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony every day. They represent and drive who we are here at Insight and by doing so we are doing amazing things. Insight started in a garage in 1988 and it is through harnessing our three core values that two brothers, Eric and Tim Crown, steered Insight to the Fortune 500 company it is today. We are now a Global IT Services and Solutions business, passionate about helping customers and the real people who sit behind them. 


Application Details: 

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to achieving diversity and equality within our organisation. We seek out people from diverse backgrounds and encourage you to apply. 

We will endeavour to contact you within five business days, should we feel your profile is a good match for this role. If you do not hear from us within this timeframe, please presume that on this occasion, your application was not successful. 


A full job description will be provided upon application.  

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