Bid Writer

  • Minimum Rate: £500 a day
  • Location: London SE16

Profile An accomplished bid professional with experience in multi-national bidding environments, spanning the FM, Construction, Defence, Technology and NHS markets. This associate is used to working within multi-lingual remote teams, communicating complex ideas and making them accessible through use of media including animation, interactive documents, apps and websites to support traditional narrative responses. They also champion the use of standardisation and automation as a tool to free resource for the personalisation of proposal documents. Key Achievements Formation of new bid teams in two companies where they were employed, doubling win rates (from 1:5 to 1:2.5) whilst simultaneously reducing costs by 20% in the most recent case. Implementation of content libraries and associated processes into three different companies, and review and rewriting of existing databases in an additional two. Holds a Master's in Business Administration. Experience Over 15 years of professional bidding experience, half of this as head of department with extensive experience of working at C-suite level, influencing and driving improvement through change. They establish credibility through demonstrating benefits at an early stage, following up with consistent application of best practice methodologies. An expert in the implementation and administration of content management and document automation (Qvidian), they have served as corporate trainer for rollouts of Qvidian and Salesforce, including delivery to non-native English-speaking audiences. They have written or managed bids in the public and private sector; for UK, EU and US markets; with a career win rate of 1:2. They have worked in high volume environments writing two bids each week and within strategic sales teams producing one bid per quarter. Their wide-ranging experience allows them to adapt quickly to new environments and challenges, providing added value from a very early stage in each new engagement.

  • Primary Discipline: Bid Writer

  • Reference No: CAN-14943

  • Consultant Skills: PQQ Experience, Proof Reading, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Knowledgebase Design, TUPE, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, Proposal Content Management, Pre-Written Content Development, OJEU, Proposal Best Practice, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Bid Governance, APMP Member, Bid Kick-Off, Copy Writing, Print Management, Editorial Skills, Knowledge Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: Masters Degree, A Levels, PHD / Doctorate, APMP Foundation, Bachelors Degree, Shipley Trained, MBA

  • Consultant Industries: Government and Public Sector, Food and Beverage, Facilities Management, Restaurant / Food Services, Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Security and Surveillance, Defence, Aerospace and Defence

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