- Minimum Rate: £600 a day
- Location: Thatcham RG18
Profile Bid Manager, Proposal Writer and award-winning Proposal Automation specialist with over 11 years of experience leading multi-functional teams to win complex RFP responses. This associate believes in combining strong but flexible governance processes with the power of storytelling to manage and write compelling proposals. Key Achievements A leader in the industry, they have spoken at multiple conferences on bidding best practices and proposal automation as well as winning awards for innovation. In the last year, they have been engaged on 15 major RFPs, estimated at $141m of sales revenue opportunity. Implemented a proposal automation architecture for a global IT solutions provider, which helped 2,000 salespeople build persuasively structured proposals from millions of possible propositions. Has worked in a high-volume environment handling 150 RFPs per year for an IT services company. Finalist in APMP UK 2016 awards for Bid Excellence and 2015 awards for Bid Excellence, Innovation and Knowledge Management. Speaker at APMP UK Conference 2015 & 2016 and Qvidian Connect 2015, 2016 & 2017. Awarded Innovator of the Year 2017 for innovative use of Qvidian Proposal. Automation to dynamically build client-focused value propositions. Author of one of the APMP's top ten articles of 2016. Experience Over twenty years of Bid Management, Business Development and Marketing experience in the IT and Telecommunications industry. This associate has a proven track record in the development of targeted propositions for winning business in private and public sector bids across Europe and the USA. Inspires sales teams to promote good opportunity qualification and personalised value propositions against challenging timescales. An analytical and lateral thinker, who applies commercial insight and a collaborative approach to seek positive outcomes to demanding client requirements. A leading advocate for applying intelligence and innovation to automation technology and social media, which enhances the efficiency, quality and persuasiveness of proposals.
Primary Discipline: Proposal Writer
Reference No: CAN-25731
Consultant Skills: Document Management, Pre-Written Content Development, Knowledgebase Design, Editorial Skills, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Compliance Matrix, PQQ Experience, Proposal Governance, Proposal Software, Proposal Content Management, Pre-Proposal Planning, Bid Management, Qualification Skills, Proposal Best Practice, Presentation Skills, Proposal Management, Proof Reading, Proposal Writing, APMP Member, Proposal Leadership, RFP / ITT Experience, Marketing Communications, Client Facing, Value Proposition Development, Content Management, Win Strategy Development, Knowledge Management, Copy Writing
Consultant Qualifications: GCSEs, APMP Foundation, Bachelors Degree, A Levels
Consultant Industries: Government and Public Sector, Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Computer/IT Services, Information Technology, Security and Surveillance, Professional Services, Public Sector, Telecomms, Marketing Communications, Telecommunication Services, Internet Services