Apprentice Bid Writer

Exciting Career Opportunity - Apprentice Bid Writer - National Role, Based in any Depot

As a result of our continued growth, we now have a superb new role to join us our Bid Team.

Do you enjoy writing and are keen to start/continue a career writing commentaries and formulating compelling bid responses, which are successful and secure future business schemes? Do you possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and ideally have a bachelors degree ? Do you want to get involved in the tender/ bid process and help create future work-streams ? Most importantly, do you want to be part of the largest and most reputable, independent Traffic Management firm in the UK?

If you are up for a challenge and are hungry to carve out a progressive career, supported by a recognised qualification whilst on your Apprenticeship? If yes, then you can play a key role within Britain's leading Traffic Management company. This truly is a great time to join us. Our business is growing month on month and has a strategic plan which is both stretching and hugely-exciting. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, plus pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and additional incentives.

About our company:

Established in 1979, Chevron is the UK's largest independent traffic management company. We provide complete solutions across the nation, operating around the clock - 365 days a year. We specialize in the provision of temporary Traffic Management throughout England and Wales, undertaking works in both high and low speed roads. We emphasize on our performance and ability to not only meet and deliver our clients expectations, but to exceed them. With an industry-leading safety record and numerous awards, we employ more than 1100 colleagues, across 27 locations. We believe in offering our people the best possible opportunities, with extensive support to gain professional qualifications, and we go the extra mile to recognize and reward potential.

About the role:

The Apprentice Bid Writer is an important part of the Bidding Team. The main purpose of the role is to support Senior Bid Writers/Solution Leads as directed. You will be involved in the preparation and completion of prequalification and tender submissions. You will be required to liaise and work closely with the wider bid team to develop and complete written responses to bids and you will also provide input to prequalification and tender submissions. This will also include attending meetings, storyboard and review sessions. Always working in a timely manner and to robust deadlines in accordance with agreed deliverables.

With good stake-holder management skills, you will liaise with appropriate departments and specialists to obtain the relevant information that you need. Researching will also be of interest to you. Supporting the development and maintenance of a SharePoint library of information will also be under your remit. This will include continually challenging existing protocols and practices and contributing to continual improvement, enhancing the success of tenders and overall company performance. Your written findings will always be presented to the highest standard. They will be clear, compliant and customer focused.

About You:

A highly motivated individual with outstanding written and verbal communication skills. A team player, who contributes continually. Researching and presenting your ideas come naturally as well as being able to work to tight deadlines, obtaining satisfaction when reaching the required goal. You will also have the ability to work well under pressure, be super organised and will need to manage and prioritise your own workload, ensuring all deadlines are met and work is submitted on time. You will be based out of any of our depot locations, however, you will be flexible to work away at one of our alternate Chevron depots as needs require.

Qualifications & Skills:

To be considered for this role you will be required to hold the below qualifications/ attributes:

• Bachelor degree or higher.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and within an integrated team working environment.
• Ability to research and interpret information.
• IT competent.
• Excellent time management and organisational skills.
• Flexible working attitude.
• Able to travel and work away from home as and when required.
• Enthusiastic approach to continual development.


  • MS Word, Excel, powerpoint