Permanent | Full Time  (37.5 hours per week) | Enham Alamein | Up to £40,000  

The Organisation: Enham Trust  

We are Enham! Together we have been making a difference to the lives of disabled people for the last 100 years and we are looking forward to continuing this for the next 100 years! Together we explore opportunities with people so they can live the lives they choose by overcoming limitations and expanding possibilities. Through first class care, personal development, housing options, and employment, we support people to exercise individual choice and control in their lives.

We live by our values, TOGETHER we do amazing, we WOW people every day and we dare to be DIFFERENT!

The Role

This is a superb opportunity for a bid writing professional to assume a pivotal role in the Trust’s growth agenda, extending the reach and impact of the charity. The Trust helps c.6,000 disabled people per year to live, work and enjoy life working in 3 core domains: housing, care and employment. The primary purpose of the role is to lead the Trust’s work to identify, prepare for, and submit high-quality competitive tenders for new business opportunities.

What we are looking for from you!

You will be an experienced bid writer with a strong track record in securing new contracts through competitive tendering.  In addition to producing high quality, engaging proposals you will lead activity across the Trust to develop sector and competitor insight and support work to raise the profile of the Trust as a service delivery partner.  You will have the ability to lead cross-functional tender teams and be comfortable balancing your time between hands on bid writing and developing and implementing strategies to help the Trust, identify, prepare for and secure new contracts.  You will be a natural communicator with the ability to influence at a senior level both internally and externally.  You will have the will to want to make a difference, share the values of Enham Trust and be committed to helping us fulfil our charitable objectives.

Some of the perks!

  • Rising holiday entitlement starting at 33 days including statutory bank holidays
  • Discounted healthcare membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme with matched employer contributions up to 6%
  • Flexi-time arrangements (dependant on job role)
  • Learning and Development scheme offering you internal and external training


The closing date for this vacancy is 22nd March 2021.

***Please note that we will be conducting a rolling programme of short-listing and interviewing and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity.*** 


Enham Trust is accredited as a Disability Confident Leader; as part of this commitment all disabled applicants, who meet the minimum criteria, will be guaranteed an interview. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme it’s vital that you declare your disability, impairment or long-term health condition when you apply.

Enham Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity status.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, provide two references and proof of right to work in the UK.