Job Descriptions

How does a Bid Writer job description differ from a Bid Manager? Hundreds of different job titles exist within our profession. In our opinion, these can be broadly aligned to 6 core job roles.

This classification reflects the markets we serve and the vast majority of our clients’ requirements. It provides a good starting point for understanding our profession and attracting winning talent to your business.

Recruitment Fact Sheet

Review the Bid Lifecycle

To better understand how the 6 core roles interact and compliment each other on a live deal, review the Bid Lifecycle.

View Bid Lifecycle

For the 6 core roles:

It's important to note that job titles differ depending on geographical location and industry. Within each job description we provide a number of alternative job titles that may be more familiar to you.

The 6 core roles we typically recruit at four levels:

  • Junior- no formal industry qualifications. Less than 2 years’ experience

  • Skilled – APMP or other recognised industry qualifications

  • Managerial – Team Leader role or Team Manager with direct reports outside of live bids

  • Director – multi-industry / geography experience and manage large bid and proposal teams

If you are finding the plethora of terminology confusing or difficult to grasp and would like help creating or updating job specifications, help is at hand. Please contact a member of our team on 020 8973 2461.