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Bid Development Officer (Remote)

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The Role:

 

Due to continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional Bid Writer looking for their next challenging and rewarding role, to join our Corporate Commercial Team.

With proven experience as a bid writer, ideally within healthcare services, you will be responsible for producing and delivering compliant and professional bids within defined timescales. You will play a key role in developing our win strategy, and therefore need to be able to think creatively. You will be a skilled writer, who can write persuasive and compelling text. You will have the skills to build and nurture strong relationships with our team of knowledgeable Subject Matter Experts, supporting them through the bid process. Drawing on your excellent project management skills, you will confidently manage multiple bids simultaneously, prioritising your workload, and meeting all internal and external deadlines.

Candidates will have the opportunity to develop knowledge of both sides of the markets we bid for - NHS and Corporate.

Vita Health Group is fast growing, innovative and ambitious. If you would like to be part of our journey and join a company that offers outstanding personal development and a genuine focus on delivering exceptional services, we would love to hear from you. 

The role is full time and fully remote.

Skills, experiences, qualities:

Essential:

  • Experience as a bid writer within services (not products)
  • Experience leading a bid project
  • Proven experience of winning bids
  • Skilled writer, with ability to write persuasively, clearly, and concisely
  • Meticulous spelling and grammar
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to multi-task, organise, and prioritise, and re-prioritise to manage conflicting demands
  • Strong attention to detail, with ability to analyse and proof-read documents effectively
  • IT literate – intermediate level minimum
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with people at all levels of the business, provide constructive feedback and challenge thinking
  • High level of enthusiasm and motivation
  • Ability to work independently using own initiative in all aspects of role
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to adapt positively to sudden changes in workloads / priorities
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self-starter with initiative / ability to think creatively
  • Competitive – strong desire to succeed and ‘go the extra mile’

Desirable:

  • APMP (Association of Proposal Management Professionals)
  • Experience as a bid writer within health, wellbeing, clinical services
  • Research experience
  • Understanding of physiotherapy / mental health / and other long-term condition clinical pathways
  • Graphics skills
  • Knowledge of public sector tender process
  • Some travel including occasional overnight stays may be required, so a full clean driving license is desired

 

Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.

We are physical and mental health specialists with over 30 years of experience.  We work in partnership with the NHS, support the UK’s largest corporate companies to help assist their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

To achieve our mission of making people better, we recognise the importance of investing in our staff. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer the opportunity of a flexible work life balance, support with continued professional development and a comprehensive benefits package which you can view in full on our website.

Vita Health Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion best practice and positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity. 

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce, to ensure we are representative of the communities we serve at all levels. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of lived experience.

We are committed to equitably support the wellbeing of all employees as demonstrated by:

  • Our association with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.
  • Our status as a Disability Confident Committed Employer dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. All disabled candidates that meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our participation in Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme which supports us in ensuring all LGBTQIA+ staff are free to be themselves in the workplace.
  • Our status as a Menopause Friendly Committed employer
  • Our commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2), Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
  • The provision of access to health and wellbeing services for colleagues.

 

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment or assistance you might need in the application or interview process please contact recruitment@vhg.co.uk and we will arrange.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check. 

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months. 

Vita Health Group reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

    

Vita Health Group

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