A call for imagination and communication
Skanska has a defined purpose to – ‘build for a better society’
But what does this mean?
Established in Sweden 1887, Skanska takes an active role in developing society - working with politicians, customers and other stakeholders to continually improve standards in safety, green, ethics, diversity and inclusion, and community investment.
We are driven by values that emphasize green, innovative and progressive practices and Our Journey to Deep Green™, leads our projects to a near-zero environmental impact.
So… to ‘build for a better society’ we need creative individuals from all disciplines to ensure that we keep aligned to our values and achieve our goals.
Winning work to deliver our purpose
Work winning requires an understanding of our values, customers, our technical capabilities, commercial requirements and, alongside this, the government’s future ambition for the developments of society. As such, it provides an insight into all aspects of the business enabling and facilitating future opportunities and career development - where you start does not necessarily reflect where you will end up.
The Bid Writer
We are currently looking for people who can help us to develop our proposals and put them across to our customers, so we can continue to win exciting projects and build for a better society.
As a convincing and persuasive bid writer you will have the ability to understand a proposition and translate it into logical and succinct text that responds to every part of the customer’s requirements. Where a proposed solution doesn’t match the customer’s wants and desires, the writer needs to be able to challenge and support our business experts to put this right.
As a writer, we would of course also like you to be proficient in the following fields:
- Vocabulary – succinctness, logical flow and the powers of persuasion are supported by an extensive vocabulary
- Word use and meaning – to impart correct messages, the right words need to be used
- Spelling – clear messages and good understanding are ensured by proper spelling
- Grammar – to write down one’s thoughts in a manner that others can understand.
So, if you are intellectually curious, with great imagination, are somebody people like to work with and tend to put their trust in, describe yourself as creative and can use logic and facts alongside your understanding of emotions to shape, drive and present complex information as easy-to-read text, we would like you to apply for the position of Bid Writer – to be part of a great team and a successful business, with fantastic opportunities for learning, development and career progression.
To apply online click here.