Bid Writer

  • Minimum Rate: £550 a day
  • Location: Croydon CR0

Profile An experienced CP APMP, SC cleared, Bid Manager and Bid Writer. This Associate has a proven track record of managing multi-disciplinary, geographically spread teams for technically demanding and diverse bids. They have worked for a variety of large IT, Transportation and Support Service organisations, leading and winning deliverable £multi-million bids. They have a proven track record of producing compelling proposals to clients through both written responses and face-to-face. This Associate has extensive experience in rescuing and turning around failing bids, by both controlling bid expenditure and by increasing win probabilities. They lead workshops to identify win strategies, price-to-win approaches, storyboarding of responses and efficient and accurate reviewing. Key Achievements Led a highly successful bid team winning over £130m Manufacturing deal for overseas Defence Ministry. Led bid for successful £250m+ satellite ground station system Led and subsequently account managed £30m+ bid to Public Sector Financial organisation Set up and ran new bid functions for two different organisations. Experience Over 25 years' experience in bid management and writing, leading successful bid teams in various industries including Public Sector, Financial Services, Transportation Aerospace, Defence and Space on bids up to £250m. This Associate is an APMP Certified Practitioner with an Engineering and Technical background. Shipley trained in bid management, bid writing and consultative selling techniques. Uses excellent people management skills to build relationships within bid teams and across organisations.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Writer

  • Reference No: CAN-11352

  • Consultant Skills: Bid Clarifications, Financial Planning and Budgeting, People / Team Management, APMP Member, Proposal Writing, Proposal Content Management, TUPE, Bid Governance, Learning Reviews, Other / Not Listed, Project Management, PQQ Experience, Bid Marketing Strategy, Capture Management, Bid Best Practice, Value Proposition Development, Bid Kick-Off, Peer Review, Business Development, Pre-Proposal Planning, Competitive Dialogue, Proposal Best Practice, Win Strategy Development, Bid Resource Allocation, Client Facing, Pre-sales Experience, Relationship Management, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Presentation Skills, Bid Profit and Loss Experience, Knowledge Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Qualification Skills, Proposal Governance, Proof Reading, Commercial Management, Content Management, Red Team Review Lead, Bid Management, Proposal Leadership, Strategy Development, Copy Writing, Risk Management and Compliance, Bid Process Management, Proposal Production, Training, Pre-Written Content Development, CV Writing, Contract Negotiation, Pursuit Management, Commercial Negotiations, Editorial Skills, Legal Experience, Rebidding Strategy, Bid Risk Management, Framework Agreements, OJEU, RFP / ITT Experience, Compliance Matrix, Negotiation Skills, Proposal Management, Storyboarding Skills

  • Consultant Qualifications: Shipley Trained, APMP Practitioner, HND, Other - Technical, Prince 2, A Levels, Other - Professional, GCSEs, Other - Vocational, APMP Foundation

  • Consultant Industries: Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Aerospace and Defence, Biotechnology / Pharmaceuticals, Consultancy, Travel Transportation and Tourism, Pharmaceutical, Defence, Waste Management, Security and Surveillance, Distribution, Wholesale Trade / Import-Export, Management Consulting Services, Engineering Services, Government and Public Sector, Telecommunication Services, Computer Hardware, Rail, Electronics Components and Semiconductor Mfg, Human Resources, Healthcare Services, Financial Services, Computer/IT Services, Real Estate and Property Management, Transport and Storage - Materials, Legal Services, Energy and Utilities, Architectural and Design Services, Facilities Management, Environmental Services, Logistics & Transport, Business Services - Other, Production, Information Technology, Professional Services, Marine Mfg & Services, Manufacturing - Other, Call / Contact Centre, Medical Devices and Supplies, Automotive and Parts Mfg, Other / Not Classified, Public Sector, Computer Software, Aviation, Outsourcing, Chemicals / Petro-Chemicals, Telecomms, Education, Automotive Sales and Repair Services

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