As part of our continued growth, we have a requirement for a Junior Technical Writer based at our Glasgow City Centre Office (flexible, agile home working available).
Junior Proposal Bid Writer (Technical)
£25,000 – £30,000
Plus Benefits, Flexible Home-Working + Career Progression Product / Service: Enterprise Business Management Software (eProcurement and Inventory Management)
Who we are:
After more than 25 years of successful operation, we have focused decades of know-how on pioneering flexible proprietary technology with one aim: to help our clients simplify, optimise and energise their Supply Chain. We run and maintain the Scottish Government’s supply chain software service which automates the processing of purchase orders through to the payment of invoices covering £6bn+ per annum of Scottish Government spend. We also provide eProcurement, eInventory, eHealth and eFunding solutions for clients around the world.
The Junior Proposal Bid Writer Role:
As a Junior Proposal Bid Writer, you will produce technical writing outputs for both the product and bid functions within the company. You will be responsible for identifying the correct approach for each documentation output and ensuring that the result achieves optimal outcomes for the company. This includes technical response content for bids/tenders, product user documentation, and other outputs as required.
You'll see every bid and every piece of documentation as an opportunity to establish successful and long-lasting relationships with prospective clients, and play a pivotal role in shaping bid strategies, crafting content and managing the overall end-to-end technical documentation process to achieve this.
You must be comfortable and confident, with a flair for internal and external stakeholder/subject matter expert (SME) engagement and an ability to distil complex information.
You should be excited by technology and enjoy writing winning technical content. Must be a strong writer, capable of adapting to suit different audiences and flexible enough to write all forms of product documentation and bid writing as required.
You'll excel in understanding prospective client requirements and confidently articulate solutions that are geared towards adding maximum value to achieve successful results.
Your Skills & Experience:
+ A minimum of 1 years’ work experience in technical writing, bid
+ writing or bid writing, within a software development environment. (OR) A degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline is desirable, but if you don’t have this then the level of your experience will be taken into account.
+ Interpersonal / communication skills: excellent communication and active listening skills, with the ability to express yourself clearly and articulately both orally and in writing. Able to build strong and effective, collaborative working relationships with colleagues and prospective clients.
+ Self-starter: motivated, driven and comfortable working autonomously.
+ Analytical problem-solver: able to identify information required and leverage available resources to solve problems creatively and provide effective solutions.
+ Results-orientated: able to focus on the desired result of your own and departmental output, and direct effort towards achieving goals to set targets.
+ Innovative: open to different and new ways of doing things, developing and supporting the introduction of new and improved methods, processes, technologies and ways of working.
+ Decisive: able to integrate logic, intuition and judgement to make sound decisions based on input from others, relevant data and feedback.
+ Organised: able to prioritise workload and tasks effectively to ensure that deadlines are met.
+ Flexible: willing and able to respond to changing circumstances and expectations readily.
+ Tenacious: driven to complete tasks to a high standard whilst meeting required deadlines.
+ Resilient: able to remain focused, composed and optimistic in difficult situations and bounce back from challenging situations.
+ Attention to detail: thorough and meticulous in accomplishing tasks through concern for all areas involved, no matter how small.
+ Competitive Salary
+ Opportunity for career progression
+ Contributory pension scheme
+ Flexible working with home-based working
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
University Graduate, Graduate / Junior Bid Writer, Junior Project Manager, Project Support, Junior Technical Writer.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.