Bid Solutions is the leading recruitment consultancy for bid and proposal professionals. As the pioneers of bid recruitment, we offer permanent and contract solutions and are experts at connecting winners. Typical roles recruited include bid writers, bid managers, proposal managers, pitch specialists, submissions managers and all work winning related roles.
We have successfully recruited more bid and proposal professionals than any other business.
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Bid Manager (Berlin, Germany)
- Berlin, Germany
Our client, a leading communications and software services firm in Berlin is seeking a Bid Manager to join their team. The Bid Manager will coordinate the end to end bid process when responding to Requests for Quotations (RFQ) or tenders with the goal to provide competitive offers while optimising project cost and protecting margins.
Proposal Writer (Macedonia Based)
Our client based in Macedonia is seeking an experienced Proposal Writer who is looking for an international opportunity. The Proposal Writer is charged with preparing compliant and winning proposals. The Proposal Writer develops proposal outline and compliance matrix, writes / edits / proofreads proposal responses, monitors the progress of the proposal responses, works with solution support functions to develop proposal responses. Effectively administers the proposal process for current and potential customers.
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Over 8,000 registered bid and proposal professionals in the UK
We place more permanent bid and proposal professionals than any other business
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Having rapid access to a flexible bid and proposal workforce can often make the difference between winning and losing.Find out more
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Clients Who Win More Often
Having spent over three months searching for a Bid Manager, we spoke to Bid Solutions who almost immediately provided a shortlist of suitable applicants. Within a month we had conducted interviews and made an offer to our preferred candidate. I was so impressed not only with the speed in which Bid Solutions were able to source the selected applicants, but how they completely understood our brief and were able to present candidates who suited not only what we needed professionally, but would also be a cultural fit within our organisation. I would not hesitate to recommend Bid Solutions and will definitely work with them again.
Head of Bid Management, Virgin Media
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Digital Marketplace – Getting through the first round
We occasionally respond to DOS opportunities on the Digital Marketplace, but have never got through the first round. Is there a magic formula for writing the 100-word responses?
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?
I am from Pakistan and work as a Tender Manager at Biomedical Firm. I have been in the role for 10 years.
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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