Bid Writer

Parque Industrial de Elche (Poligono Industrial), Spain


As a Bid Writer at PLD Space, you will be working on our bid strategy for our satellite launch projects.  



  • Develop a comprehensive bid strategy tailored to satellite launch projects, focusing on institutional and prime proposals requiring in-depth attention. 
  • Lead the end-to-end management of launch service bids and proposals. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather proposal resources effectively. 
  • Customize proposal content to meet the specific needs of satellite launch clients, ensuring clarity and persuasiveness. 
  • Ensure strict compliance and accuracy in all proposal documents. 
  • Conduct competitive analysis specific to the satellite launch industry to inform strategic decision-making. 
  • Organize and facilitate bid review meetings efficiently. 
  • Cultivate positive client relationships to gather feedback and insights. 
  • Continuously monitor and report on proposal outcomes, seeking opportunities for process improvement. 

Required Skills 

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, with a Business degree considered advantageous. 
  • 5 year of experience preparing ESA/EC/National proposals 
  • Exceptional project management and communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and bid management software. 
  • Knowledge of satellite launch industry standards and regulations. 
  • Strong analytical abilities, teamwork skills, and time management proficiency. 
  • Adaptability and resilience to navigate industry changes. 
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English, with daily activities conducted in Spanish. 


Required Competencies 

  • Genuine passion for space and a strong commitment to collaboration. 
  • Proven experience in bid management within the satellite launch services sector. 
  • Ability to manage multiple bids at any one time. 
  • An eye for detail – understanding the overall position whilst challenging the team on specifics. 
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate to various stakeholders as required by the bid. 
  • A focus on delivery and planning, the ability to deliver to deadlines, and raise concerns / issues early. 
  • Teamwork – this is a crucial part of the role, requiring a positive attitude, commitment, being proactive and reliable 



  • Availability to travel nationally and internationally.  
  • Driver's license 
  • Location- Elche