Vacancy Title
Bid Executive
Business Unit, Department & Location
BD & Marketing

Overall Purpose of Job


GVA is a leading property consultant providing a comprehensive range of property solutions to UK and international clients.   Our teams work together to provide a full range of property-related services.


The project management team (SLW) have a significant volume of tenders for prestigious and high value projects in London. Given this profile, SLW require well structured, first class, bid support including project management of information, bid writing, tender co-ordination and the preparation of winning presentations.


The role will report in to and work alongside the Building Consultancy Lead for building and project management services. The objective is to deliver excellent quality pitch documentation and maintain a high standard of market facing collateral.


Main Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities


  • Pro-actively manage strategic and/or high value bids (including presentations) for SLW
  • Edit and rewrite standard pitch text
  • Supporting the Building Consultancy Lead within the Bids and Contracts Team where required
  • Ensuring consistent and high quality responses in keeping with the GVA brand
  • Maintain the bid repository (bid library)
  • Assist with monitoring bid pipeline and resource availability


The above are the main responsibilities to be carried out but are not exhaustive.


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Graduate or graduate calibre
  • 2+ years’ experience in bid writing and tender response management in a property or construction environment
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to build relationships and work with people at all levels across the business
  • Proactive approach with the ability to work in a highly pressurised environment
  • Excellent writing, editing and proof reading skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads
  • Excellent skills in Word, Powerpoint and Excel. Publisher experience beneficial.


GVA are an equal opportunities employer.


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