Bid / Deal Strategist

Bid / Deal Strategist

  • Minimum Rate: £300 a day
  • Location: Birmingham B14

Profile An adaptable, energetic and dynamic Bid Specialist with over a decade of experience across a multitude of industries including Health, Rail, Facilities Management and Professional Services. This Associate brings a unique skill set to the table thanks to a background as an Author, Head of New Business, Bid Coordinator, Writer and Manager. Able to think laterally and empathise with a client's point of view to ensure a truly tailored response is crafted. Positive, flexible and a subtle but effective influencer able to drive diverse bid teams and stakeholders no matter the personality type. Key Achievements Led winning bids for multiple contracts varying in value from £50k to over £100m. As Head of New Business, hit targets for 200% increase in sales for new products and managed leads from initial interest through to proposal and contract signing. Designed and delivered internal pricing training, co-facilitated leadership and management training. Developed bid process and library management best practice for multiple organisations. Proven track record in improving win rates. Experience Experienced in managing complex, multistage bids across the entire bid lifecycle. Over 10 years' experience as an Author, Bid Writer and Manager and Business Development Manager. Managed multi-disciplinary teams across multiple internal and external partner organisations. Managed and worked with bid teams across 4 continents to win contracts globally. Won contracts with 4 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world and developed existing accounts to increase business. Adept at building trusted relationships at all levels of an organisation.

  • Primary Discipline: Bid / Deal Strategist

  • Reference No: CAN-37579

  • Consultant Skills: Project Management, Business Development, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Proposal Governance, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, OJEU, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Capture Management, Competitive Dialogue, Strategy Development, Training, Proposal Content Management, Bid Best Practice, Proposal Best Practice, Bid Clarifications, Bid Governance, Bid Kick-Off, Coaching and Mentoring, Content Management, Copy Writing, CV Writing, Define Customer Requirements, Editorial Skills, Framework Agreements, Negotiation Skills, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Pre-Proposal Planning, Presentation Skills, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Rebidding Strategy, RFP / ITT Experience, Solution Design, Storyboarding Skills, Value Proposition Development, Win Strategy Development, Pre-Written Content Development, Compliance Matrix, Learning Reviews, Peer Review, Pipeline Management, Pre-sales Experience, Qualification Skills, Red Team Review Lead, APMP Member, Proposal Graphics, Knowledge Management, Relationship Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: A Levels, GCSEs, APMP Foundation, Bachelors Degree, Strategic Proposals Writing Course, Strategic Proposals Masterclass, Shipley Trained

  • Consultant Industries: Accounting and Auditing Services, Consultancy, Healthcare Services, Charity / Not for Profit, Education, Advertising and PR Services, Marketing Communications, Government and Public Sector

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