Bid Director

  • Minimum Rate: £550 a day
  • Location: Basingstoke RG24

Profile A Dynamic Director and Senior Manager with a proven track record of winning new business and successfully negotiating and delivering complex programmes of up to £13bn in the UK and globally. Has significant exposure to bidding for government and public sector contracts including PFI and competitive dialogue. Responsible for the turnkey implementation of a bids department involving all aspects of a departmental set up. Detailed consultancy experience and knowledge of bidding, programme and commercial issues which have been attained through working within UK and international environments, incorporating technologically complex solutions. Key Achievements MSP Certified and PRINCE 2 and Management of Risk Accredited. Recently managed bid for Network Rail with a value in excess of £1bn and a Home Office bid circa £1bn for replacement to the Emergency Services Network. Won £250m Royal Navy Depot contract as Bid Director. Managed and won £800m A350 bid with Messier-Dowty and £200m bid with France Telecom for a European Space Agency Opportunity. Won £200m Marconi Communications, Broadband ISDN bid as Commercial Manager. A key presenter at several APMP UK Conferences. Experience Highly experienced Consultant with 20 years' experience; directing and managing multidisciplinary teams in the Defence, Telecoms, Construction, Facilities Management, Education, Aircraft, Engineering, Rail, Franchising, Manufacturing, and Technology sectors. Skilled in hands-on, full life cycle project management, particularly from initial identification of an opportunity through to contract award and delivery. Adept at project risk assessment, resource utilisation in a matrix environment, budget forecast, benchmarking, service level management, resource and governance planning and approval. An expert in initiating strategies and concepts in management of large-scale projects to ensure timely delivery and tracking of the projects by monitoring critical paths. Security cleared.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Director

  • Reference No: CAN-19186

  • Consultant Skills: Project Management, Bid Best Practice, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Bid Management, Commercial Management, Bid Risk Management, APMP Member

  • Consultant Qualifications: Prince 2, Bachelors Degree

  • Consultant Industries: Facilities Management, Rail, Information Technology, Aviation, Education, Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Defence, Engineering Services, Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office

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