Bid Author

  • Location: Bolton BL2

Profile A self-driven 'communicator' with 20+ years within the bid / tender arena and practiced knowledge of Civil Engineering, Heavy Civils and Marine, Facilities Management, Renewable and Energy Saving Solutions, Road, Bridges and Highways, Healthcare, Recruitment Services, Nuclear, Utilities, Commercial Build, Adapting Domestic Properties for ambulant disabled and Demolition. Key Achievements Red reviewer and summary author - useful for bids that need concise answers within limited word or page counts. Management and final author for £60m nuclear decommissioning bid for Magnox (won in 2015). Bid Writer, Author, Graphic Designer, 'storyteller' of £18.5m demolition / rebuild of a town centre multi-storey car park bid for Warrington BC (won 2016). Gained places for companies on various frameworks; Blackburn with Darwin, SPEN, Environment Agency, Ferrovial, National Grid, Veolia (from 2012 - 2020). Secured bid office to deliver an Environmental Agency bid for Thames Estuary (circa £416m) with three bidding partners (Mace, Atkins, Volker Stevin). Experience Ability to sell services and products using compelling literacy by 'telling the story'; particularly useful for Build, Engineering and Construction projects that require a sequenced and project management approach to deliver the project. Written style is compelling and written in the reverse; summarising the benefits and / or solution within the answer first, then the detail within the main context; written in sequence, use of graphics and quotes to highlight key areas of the bid / response. Great enjoyment of pre-bid work; researching client / potential audience, storyboarding, pre-bid presentations and concept planning. Along with some commercial / contract preparation knowledge from previously practicing as a Commercial Manager; ability to negotiate, especially useful when dealing with subcontractor and supplier obligations or during bid negotiations with the client - arriving at a sensible compromise that suits both parties and wins the work for the client.

  • Primary Discipline: Bid Author

  • Reference No: CAN-22772

  • Consultant Skills: Proposal Production, Commercial Negotiations, Pre-Written Content Development, Win Strategy Development, TUPE, Storyboarding Skills, RFP / ITT Experience, Rebidding Strategy, Pre-sales Experience, Proposal Leadership, Proof Reading, Presentation Skills, Pre-Proposal Planning, PQQ Experience, People / Team Management, Negotiation Skills, Editorial Skills, Document Management, Knowledge Management, Relationship Management, Other / Not Listed, Knowledgebase Design, CV Writing, Proposal Graphics, Graphic Design / DTP & Illustration, Bid Marketing Strategy, Red Team Review Lead, Capture Management, Strategy Development, Commercial Management, Proposal Writing, Proposal Management, OJEU, Contract Negotiation, Bid Process Management, Bid Management, Proposal Governance, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Business Development, Copy Writing, Content Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Client Facing, Bid Kick-Off, Bid Governance, Project Management, Proposal Best Practice, Bid Best Practice, Proposal Content Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: Bachelors Degree, Strategic Proposals Masterclass, Strategic Proposals Writing Course, Other - Vocational, Other - Technical, HND, City and Guilds, GCSEs, A Levels

  • Consultant Industries: Management Consulting Services, Government and Public Sector, Clothing and Textile Manufacturing, Marine Mfg & Services, Environmental Services, Printing and Publishing, Business Services - Other, Waste Management, Telecomms, Public Sector, Manufacturing - Other, Engineering Services, Distribution, Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Telecommunication Services, Outsourcing, Professional Services, Facilities Management, Energy and Utilities, Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office, Healthcare Services

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