Bid Manager - Senior

Bid Manager - Senior

  • Minimum Rate: £450 a day
  • Location: London SE8

Profile An experienced Senior Bid Manager, who has risen quickly through the ranks by demonstrating an innate understanding of the end-to-end bid process. Has a proven track record of managing bids of all sizes from quick turnaround PQQs to £1.1bn complex deals, across various industries and sectors, demonstrating a wealth of experience and flexibility. Areas of particular strength include presentation coaching, qualification and strategy. In addition, business process improvement is a key area of excellence where they have key demonstrable experience of identifying and implementing projects saving cost (up to c£2m per annum) and time. Key Achievements Worked on deals up to $1.1bn coordinating across EMEA team of up to 130 people. Successfully managed over 100 large bid submissions across multiple industries. Bid win-rate consistently substantially above industry standard, from 50% within a Big 4 environment to 60% in a RPO environment where the expectations are 25% in both. Has established best practice improvements, submitted business cases and implemented improvement strategies within multiple Blue Chip companies including IBM and KPMG. Certifications in Project Management. Experience In only 6 years, this associate has risen through the ranks to become a well-established Senior Bid Manager who has the ear of those above them with regards to bid process strategy. Managed bid budgets of up to £5m and virtual bid teams with up to 130 members. A seasoned professional at dealing with and negotiating at CEO Level and is comfortable working with colleagues or clients of any level, in any environment. This associate has experience of developing and mentoring teams in bid best practice. A background in business strategy allowing them to truly understand the client's needs and translate this into identifiable bid win themes. With experience of successfully delivering winning bids in FTSE100, Professional Services, Government & Defence and IT. An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing and able to demonstrate a cohesive offering in a concise and compelling manner.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Manager - Senior

  • Reference No: CAN-38172

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

  • Consultant Qualifications: Prince 2, A Levels, GCSEs, Other - Professional, Bachelors Degree, Other - Vocational, Six Sigma / Black Belt / TQM

  • Consultant Industries: Information Technology, Accounting and Auditing Services, Consultancy, Defence, Human Resources, Public Sector, Recruitment, Retail, Wholesale Trade / Import-Export, Computer Hardware, Computer/IT Services, Professional Services, Outsourcing, Management Consulting Services, Business Services - Other, Call / Contact Centre, Computer Software, Financial Services, Government and Public Sector

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