Bid Director

  • Minimum Rate: £800 a day
  • Location: Hindhead GU26

Profile An experienced, flexible and pragmatic Bid Director and Consultant with extensive bidding experience in the Defence, Government, Infrastructure and Rail sectors, supported by a background in Programme Management and Engineering. This associate is particularly flexible, with a proven track record in managing both high value complex bids and fast turn-round high volume proposals. Particularly adept at developing effective winning strategies and mentoring teams in best practice techniques to ensure each bid gives itself the best chance of winning. Key skills include Leadership and Strategic Planning, Team Building & Relationships and Negotiation and Contract Close. Key Achievements Led large, multi-disciplined, multi-national teams, generating proposals for high profile, multi-billion pound programmes. This associate has run successful bids for over £9bn of business in the Public and Private sectors. Guided and refined the development of winning strategies for high value strategic bids. Developed and produced bespoke bid processes to improve customers' business winning capabilities. Shipley Professionally Certified. Chartered Engineer, MIAM. APMP Practitioner. Experience Over 28 years' experience of leading winning bid teams. Has managed bid teams with over 100 members. Proven ability to develop and mentor teams in bid best practice. Has a background in Engineering and Programme Management and experience of bid campaign management from opportunity identification through to project delivery and will provide valuable input into opportunity qualification, win strategies, commercial discussions and solution delivery. Has experience of successfully delivering winning bids in Defence, Training, Support Services, Professional Services, Construction, Road and Rail bids. Has also led innovation and strategic teams developing bespoke solutions for corporate reorganisations that result in increased efficiencies, increased profitability and alignment with company 5 year visions and plans. An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Director

  • Reference No: CAN-23588

  • Consultant Skills: Proof Reading, Bid Resource Allocation, Proposal Management, Define Customer Requirements, Qualification Skills, Proposal Leadership, Project Management, Proposal Writing, Document Management, Red Team Review Lead, Pursuit Management, Programme Management, Pre-Written Content Development, Capture Management, Due Diligence, Risk Management and Compliance, Rebidding Strategy, Business Development, Bid Clarifications, Commercial Negotiations, Competitive Dialogue, Editorial Skills, Bid Marketing Strategy, RFP / ITT Experience, Deal Architect, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Bid Governance, Bid Risk Management, Bid Profit and Loss Experience, Framework Agreements, Marketing Communications, Solution Design, Proposal Governance, Bid Kick-Off, Compliance Matrix, Commercial Management, Negotiation Skills, Proposal Graphics, Storyboarding Skills, Bid Management, Client Facing, Financial Planning and Budgeting, Strategy Development, People / Team Management, TUPE, Bid Process Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Learning Reviews, Training, PQQ Experience, Proposal Content Management, Value Proposition Development, Contract Negotiation, Content Management, Peer Review, Pre-Proposal Planning, Bid Best Practice, Win Strategy Development, Relationship Management, Legal Experience, Copy Writing, Pipeline Management, Presentation Skills, Proposal Best Practice, OJEU, CV Writing, Pre-sales Experience

  • Consultant Qualifications: Strategic Proposals Writing Course, A Levels, Strategic Proposals Masterclass, GCSEs, Shipley Trained, Management of Risk, Bachelors Degree

  • Consultant Industries: Defence, Facilities Management, Management Consulting Services, Engineering Services, Professional Services, Rail, Logistics & Transport, Environmental Services, Outsourcing, Aerospace and Defence, Chemicals / Petro-Chemicals, Waste Management, Energy and Utilities, Architectural and Design Services, Biotechnology / Pharmaceuticals, Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Metals and Minerals, Consultancy, Pharmaceutical, Government and Public Sector

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