Proposal Writer

Job Description

Job Title: Proposal Writer
Location: Flexible locations + Remote Working
Compensation: £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57108

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Proposal Writer.

The role

As a Proposal Writer, you will play a crucial role in developing high-quality written proposals for strategic, technical, and complex bids. Leveraging your experience in proposal writing, you will collaborate with subject matter experts and proposal managers to create storyboards, drafts, and final submissions.

Day-to-day, you will facilitate the storyboarding process, producing compelling and impactful storyboards and mock-ups that effectively incorporate win themes. You will work closely with dedicated specialists to develop bid content through various techniques, including one-on-one interviews and workshops. You will also ensure that mock-ups and response documents clearly articulate features, benefits, and the value to the customer. Furthermore, you will align written proposals with the requirements and guiding policies set by the proposal strategy. Additionally, you will:

  • Prepare mock-ups and full drafts for pink and red team review processes
  • Undertake the final editing, proofreading, and formatting of proposal documents
  • Ensure written proposals align to the requirements and guiding policy set by the proposal strategy

This full-time role (37 hours per week) offers remote working arrangement. Flexibility within this role is respected and can be discussed further.

Essential experience of the Proposal Writer

  • Experience of proposal writing on bids

Qualifications for the Proposal Writer
It is ideal, but not essential, for you to have:

  • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) qualification
  • Educated to degree level

We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK.

What we offer

  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 04/06/2024