Bid Manager - Senior

Bid Manager - Senior

  • Minimum Rate: £400 a day
  • Location: Altrincham WA15

Profile This Associate is a positive and proactive professional with experience of leading complex bids both in the UK and internationally. Their career profile to date demonstrates a proven track record of winning work and contributing to the growth and success of organisations. After starting their career as a Bid Writer, they have progressed to more senior bid management and director roles where their key skills include project managing bids and providing strategic leadership and direction to bid teams on single entity, consortium and joint venture bids. Key Achievements They have managed in excess of 100 bids and recent successes include an £86m contract for a Social Housing client, a £4m contract for a high-profile client in the UK nuclear defence sector and a £10m framework providing cutting edge scientific research and technology to the UK government. They have also led a bid supporting the strategic diversification of services for an education and training provider to broaden and expand their existing portfolio. Cleared to SC level, they have experience of managing bids and handling classified information in full compliance with the UK Government Security Classifications Policy. Experience This Associates key responsibilities have included; leading the development, planning and implementation of bid strategies, managing bid programmes, resources and budgets, facilitating solution design and development, working closely with financial / resource / operational modellers, bid governance, direct reporting to board members and executive teams, risk / opportunity management, leadership of key workstreams, stakeholder management - leading collaborative working between teams of internal and external stakeholders, bid writing and coordinating teams of bid writers, bid review , information management and data analysis. They have a good management level understanding of core business areas covering finance, commercial / legal, operations management, strategic management, human resourcing, marketing and communications after completing an MBA with Leeds University Business School. The MBA complements a career spanning 18 years spent working on bids across a broad range of sectors including Justice, Nuclear (Civil and Defence), Housing, Pharmaceutical, Voluntary, Healthcare and Education with private sector clients and government departments and bodies such as the Ministry of Justice, BEIS and AWE.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Manager - Senior

  • Reference No: CAN-25324

  • Consultant Skills: Programme Management, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Proposal Governance, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Competitive Dialogue, Strategy Development, Proposal Content Management, Bid Best Practice, Proposal Best Practice, Bid Clarifications, Bid Governance, Bid Kick-Off, Client Facing, Copy Writing, Framework Agreements, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Presentation Skills, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Rebidding Strategy, Solution Design, Storyboarding Skills, TUPE, Win Strategy Development, Pre-Written Content Development, Bid Risk Management, Learning Reviews, Bid Marketing Strategy, Marketing Communications, Bid Resource Allocation

  • Consultant Qualifications: MBA, A Levels, Bachelors Degree

  • Consultant Industries: Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Defence, Engineering Services, Public Sector, Waste Management, Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office, Energy and Utilities, Facilities Management, Outsourcing, Education, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Security and Surveillance, Pharmaceutical, Other / Not Classified, Government and Public Sector

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