Bid Writer/Content Manager

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Copywriting & Content
Job type
Full Time,
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27 Jun 2023
Information Technology & Services

About Leidos

Making the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science.

Actively Hiring

Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people and our community. Our mission and our values guide the way we do business. The foundation of our Leidos culture is our Values, Beliefs and Expectations by which we select, recognise and reward employees. They create the environment that drives us toward our mission.

Inspired to make a difference, we are committed to solving the world’s toughest problems. Passionate about customer success by being determined to understand and respond to our customers’ needs as if they were our own. United as a team, we are bound together by our conviction that ethics and integrity is core to how we operate.

Role overview

Leidos are a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.

The role you will play:

  • Review current content on the Proposal Information Centre, work with SMEs to improve quality of content.
  • Review existing bid content where there may be security sensitivities and applicably sanitise so it can be re-used
  • Support bid managers in the development of the proposal structure and lead content planning sessions to proactively develop compelling bid content that answers our client’s exam question.
  • Interviewing technical team members to gain a sufficient understanding of a specific topic/project to write a first-draft response
  • Coaching of SMEs in writing best practice
  • Support proposal workshops i.e. bid kick-offs, storyboard workshops, colour review workshops
  • Review proposal questions and identify where we have existing content in the Proposal Information Centre that can be tailored to answer the latest bids
  • Lead the setting up of templates and storyboards
  • Assist in the weaving of win themes and client hot buttons into the bid responses
  • Development of PQQ responses
  • Be a champion for the bid hub around the company, responding to bid related queries and advising ‘local’ bid leads on bidding best practice.

The Person

  • This role will suit somebody who is keen to make an immediate impact, can work with a range of stakeholders at varying levels and is used to working to tight deadlines
  • You must have a real focus for attention to detail
  • Experience in producing and editing content within a complex environment.
  • A degree in English and/or experience as a journalist/professional writer is desirable but not necessarily essential
  • Expertise in formatting large MS Word documents

Development Opportunities:

  • Opportunity for continued career progression in either a bid manager or capture manager role
  • Be part of an experienced and inclusive team who will support and foster your continued growth
  • Training on the Leidos WinPlan and proposal best practices
  • Opportunity for APMP membership and certification
  • This position requires the individual to be a UK National

What we do for you:

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops, and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)
  • Dynamic Working

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.  If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science.

Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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