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Graduate Bid Writer - Volker Fitzpatrick Ltd



1st November 2021

Employer description

Volker Fitzpatrick is one of the leading engineering and construction companies in the UK and provide specialist building, civil engineering and rail expertise to a range of markets to provide a truly integrated service to clients. We possess proven experience and deliver successful projects in a wide range of industries, including commercial, industrial, education, rail infrastructure and depots, airports, waste and energy.

Our teams of skilled and dedicated staff work closely with our clients to understand their requirements and objectives to deliver quality projects that are innovative, sustainable and exceed expectations.

Of upmost importance on all our sites and projects is the safety of our 850+ employees, our subcontractors and the communities in which we work.

Volker Fitzpatrick is part of VolkerWessels UK, a multi-disciplinary construction and civil engineering group operating across the UK in six operating companies.

Main description

Bid Writing is an important and essential part of our business and sits within the work-winning team of our pre-construction function. This challenging role is for a graduate who, through their academic career, has demonstrable skills and passion for producing consistently high-quality essays, assignments and/or reports.

Key accountabilities

As part of the pre-construction work-winning team, you will be responsible for the written responses to specific sections of tenders and pre-qualification questionnaires.  Topics typically include Health and Safety, Social Value, Community Liaison and Stakeholder Management, Environmental Practices, Training and Apprenticeships, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, all from a construction industry perspective.  

The role also involves evidence gathering, which will include researching previous tenders and information libraries, and building relationships with and interviewing people within the company who will provide specialist information, such as, Environmental Managers, Project Managers and Stakeholder Managers. 

Skills & experience

We need someone who can deconstruct a question, understand what the question is asking and how it will be assessed, and who will plan and produce engaging, logical, and winning written responses. 

If you are organised, work well under pressure and on your own initiative within a supportive environment, professional, career orientated, enjoyed success in writing at university, and keen to develop your analytical writing skills further whilst being curious about learning more about the construction industry, this could be the role for you. 

How to apply

To apply please use this link and complete the form-:  https://volkerwesselsuk.recruitmentplatform.com/apply/apply.html?jobId=Q0SFK026

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/11/2021


A competitive salary plus excellent benefits package including healthcare, pension etc.


This job is located in Hoddesdon, Herts

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