Trainee Bid Writer, Jobs, 33600
  • Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability

Trainee Bid Writer

  • Salary: Competitive plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Glasgow
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About the role

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We’re looking to recruit a highly motivated Trainee Bid Writer to work within our Business Sales department. 


Full time: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5.30pm

About the role

As a Trainee Bid Writer you will shadow our Contract Managers and contribute to the professional management of fleet services. You will provide support to the team by ensuring our tender library is kept up to date, collating information from various internal departments and producing strong business responses to opportunities. 

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to learn all aspects of bid writing and tender processes within the automotive industry. With such a diverse range of potential clients, every day is different and will bring its own unique set of challenges.

The successful candidate will support the team with our short/long term vehicle rental and leasing bids. This would include completing bidding details using both Public and Private portals.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, forward thinking with excellent people skills and attention to detail.

No previous experience in the role is required however an understanding of tender processing would be a benefit. 

Day-to-day duties

  • Work directly with our departmental management teams to compile tender submissions
  • Track all bid and tender activity and outcomes via our online tracking software
  • Create engaging and compelling bid responses
  • Assist our Contract Manager to manage and develop the PQQ and tender bid library, ensuring continuous improvement of the process
  • Manage contractual requirements during the life of the contract
  • Monitor tender portals 
  • Identify tender opportunities

Essential skills

  • Highly results focussed and commercially aware, you'll need to think creatively, have the ability to understand client requirements and tailor solutions
  • High level of computer proficiency (including Microsoft Office)
  • A positive, can-do attitude where no task is too much trouble
  • Able to work both independently and part of a team
  • A desire to learn
  • The ability to cope with pressure while being flexible

Knowledge of our products would be beneficial, but we will make sure you are given the appropriate training. 

What we can offer you…

  • Generous retail discounts
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Our fantastic employee wellbeing portal – Space
  • And all the training you need to help you thrive in your role

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance