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

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

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

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