BID Technical Writer


Sligo, Ireland


Head Office, Sligo



Bid Technical Writer



Your primary responsibility will be to write high quality bid responses for new tenders. You will be responsible for introducing and coordinating the bid response process, developing, and maintaining a knowledge base of ‘standard’ answers and templates, as well as identifying ways to improve the quality, consistency and efficiency of the bid response process.



Minimum Requirements:

To be suitable for this role, candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant Third Level Degree is essential
  • Writing experience in a technical authoring field Technical awareness including an understanding of internet / network based solutions Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Applicants must have excellent communication skills, especially written English grammar, spelling & vocabulary, combined with the ability to understand technical concepts and tender questions then provide clear concise responses whilst working to tight deadlines and challenging targets.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills are essential, using MS Office including Word and PowerPoint.
  • Able to provide leadership and guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Able to work to tight timescales particularly when developing proposals
  • Team and action oriented; proactive in prioritising own workload and assigned areas of responsibility to others Able to influence assertively to get results
  • Experience in Construction/Engineering (Advantage)


Key Responsibilities:

Your specific roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Compile, edit, and proof read commercial proposals which contain technical content and designs ensuring that these are presented in a professional and concise manner.
  • Review and revise documents prepared by others and coordinate the preparation of those materials in a completed bid document Determine the scope and timeline of new bids.
  • Lead and coordinate the preparation of the bid ensuring that other contributors provide information on time to the correct standard answering the client’s needs.
  • Liaise with other teams and senior stake holders to ensure submissions are made on time and to the required quality.
  • Develop knowledge of business, its products and services by reading and review previous bid and design documents and spending time with pre sales, technical and commercial functions.
  • Develop computer-based document store and reference materials Review and improve other customer materials and develop a consistent set of standards for other commercial functions to follow Develop a set of standard templates for less complex bids Provide leadership and guidance to less experienced staff.


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Laptop
  • Supportive Environment
  • Opportunities for Progression
  • Flexibility between office locations in Sligo and Maynooth when not on site.
  • Professional Development Support and Mentoring for Persons Looking For Professional Qualifications With Recognised Bodies.
  • Continuous Professional Development Training (CPD)
  • Peace of Mind with Life Insurance Income Protection
  • Access to Lifestyle Benefits -Bike to Work Scheme, Gym Membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Loyalty Reward Scheme (Earn Additional Leave for Service Served)
  • Referral Reward Scheme
  • Social Club


Kilcawley Construction are an Equal Opportunities Employer. At Kilcawley Construction, we firmly believe in providing equal opportunities to all our employees, regardless of their background, race, gender, or any other characteristic. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment that encourages innovation, creativity, and collaboration. To ensure that we maintain our high standards, we constantly monitor our systems and motivate our employees to exceed expectations. Our ultimate goal is to create a workplace where every individual can thrive and reach their full potential.



How to apply:

Please forward your CV with the position you are applying for stated in the subject line to:


Kilcawley Construction & Civil Engineering (Sligo) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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