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IT Services Bid Manager
Our client, a major IT services organisation, is seeking a Bid Manager to join their busy team in London. The successful applicant will be responsible for leading IT services bid activities and ensuring all customer response requirements are provided on time to achieve a high success rate. It is essential to have experience and knowledge of the IT Services market and a successful track record of working in a similar role or owning and delivering complex IT proposals and bid responses.
Bid Manager (North East London)
- North East London
Our client, a well-established utilities and maintenance organisation, is seeking a Bid Manager to take ownership of the end-to-end bid process. The Bid Manager is responsible for managing an opportunity from qualification through to contract award, including value proposition / strategy development, solution development, commercial considerations, partner identification, and risk management. This is a highly networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.
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Framework Agreement (panel of contractors)
What is the best practice, protocol and governance in relation to contract variations, more specifically:
- When a panel of contractors have been appointed and one contractor requests a change to the standard contracts terms and conditions e.g. changing payment terms from 30 days to 10 days.
- Is an addendum always required int this regard or can it be managed operationally? Must all other contractors be treated equally and fair, i.e. if the institution agrees to a change for one contractor must the change also be made to the others?
Thanking you in advance for your assistance.
Win Rates at Scale
Could you please give me your views on how to increase win rates at scale? We’ve found we can raise win rates in pockets for medium term periods of time, but how do we do so consistently across a large organisation for the long term?
APMP Certification – Do I really need it?
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I am writing to get advice on APMP Certification and whether it is useful for me?
If you believe it is, how would you suggest I best achieve it?
I’m also keen to understand how I can best position my skills to secure a job in the UK/US?
I have joined Bid solutions Group a few days ago and I have found it a really useful resource.
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