Bid Writer

Northern Ireland | Permanent | Negotiable

Job Role: Bid Writer

Base: Northern Ireland

Contract: Full-Time and Part-Time hours considered (permanent post)


Established in 1989; Rutledge Group is a leading Recruitment and Training agency; specialising in maximizing people potential. With a branch network of 15 offices across NI and ROI; we are a leading provider of vocational and corporate training; employment services; as well as specialists in generalist, healthcare and domiciliary care recruitment services.


The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bid Writer to join the Rutledge Team at a time of growth and expansion. The role can be based at any of our sites across the network; and we are open to flexibility around hours and working pattern.


The successful candidate will work closely with our Head of Departments; and Senior Management Team. Travel will also be a requirement for the role.


The successful applicant must have meticulous attention to detail and accuracy; and take pride and care in their work. They must be self-driven and highly motivated.  


Job duties include (not exhaustive):

  • Discovering potential new business opportunities;
  • Liaising with department heads, clients and stake holders;
  • Data collection (both internal and external)
  • Design, write and check bid documentation and present compelling bids;


Your Profile (The Essentials)

  • 5 GCSE/Level 2 qualifications to include Numeracy and Literacy (Grade A* - C)
  • Minimum two years experience of bid writing and tender submissions
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong communication skills


  • Degree in English (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of training and recruitment sector with NI and ROI (Desirable)


Our People:

Every job role is valued and respected within our Rutledge Team; and every single employee contributes to our success. If you enjoy working in a committed team; striving for excellence; have a positive attitude; with respect and integrity at the core of your work ethic; then you will fit right in.


Rutledge enjoys an excellent reputation as an employer and our ethos and working practices have allowed us to earn and retain Investors in People Status.


What you will enjoy:

There are many benefits to joining our company; not only will you develop your own personal skills and competencies from working alongside professionals in the industry; you will also enjoy;


  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days annual leave increasing with length of service
  • Birthday Leave
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Generous Healthcare Package
  • Opportunities for training and development


Ready to Talk?

If you are interested in joining the Rutledge team please complete an application form in full; and forward to or send by post to Rutledge HR Department, 25-27 New Row, Coleraine, Co. Derry/L’Derry, BT52 1AD


Our HR Team are happy to take your call should you wish to discuss the post in confidence on (028) 7035 2434


Closing date for all applications is 9.30am Monday 21st January 2019


Rutledge is an equal opportunities employer

Apply Now

If you would like to be considered for a current opening with the company; please complete the following Application Form and upload below or forward by e-mail to

Please refer to our Guidance Notes before completing.

A Monitoring Form should be submitted with each Application Form

Application for Employment & MonForm - Dec18.docx

Guidance Notes -Rutledge Group.pdf

AccessNI Policy - RRT May 2018. docx.docx

Equal Opportunities Policy -RRT May 2018.doc

Privacy Statement - Rutledge Recruitment Ltd.pdf

Privacy Statement - Rutledge Training Ltd.pdf

Recruitment of Ex Offenders Policy - RRT May 2018.docx

Our HR Team are happy to take your call to discuss our current vacancies in confidence.

Call Kathryn or Catriona on (028) 70352434 or e-mail to