Bid Manager

  • Location: Dunblane FK15

Profile Bid Manager with 17+ years' experience of successfully leading bids in IT services (including Outsourcing) and Logistics in both the private and public sectors. Has worked closely with business functions including Sales, IT, Operations, Legal and Finance to qualify opportunities, develop competitor and customer analysis, and create high quality compliant and compelling proposals. Provides clear bid leadership and direction to plan and execute responses to tenders within the defined timescales, ensuring that internal governance processes are followed. Key Achievements Established a Bid Management function in three organisations. Has led large successful (>£100m) complex bids, and led subsequent major negotiations, Due Diligence and Implementation Projects. Played a major role in a corporate sales transformation program coaching and mentoring the sales team (75 business development professionals) in new corporate sales methodology and implementing new sales governance processes. Experience This Associate has over 25 years' experience in a variety of IT roles including Bid Management, Applications Management, Programme Management, Service Delivery and Project Management. They have experience in Oil and Gas, Utilities and Logistics sectors, and has led teams of varying sizes including over 350 staff. Certifications include PRINCE2 and Managing Successful Programs (MSP) at Practitioner Level, and Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) and ITIL - at Foundation Level. They also have experience of a number of sales and bid methodologies including Revenue Storm, Miller Heiman and Shipley.

  • Primary Discipline: Bid Manager

  • Reference No: CAN-38554

  • Consultant Skills: RFP / ITT Experience, Bid Risk Management, Commercial Negotiations, Pre-Written Content Development, Win Strategy Development, Value Proposition Development, TUPE, Storyboarding Skills, Solution Design, Compliance Matrix, Rebidding Strategy, Pursuit Management, Proposal Production, Proposal Leadership, Proof Reading, Presentation Skills, Pre-Proposal Planning, PQQ Experience, Bid Marketing Strategy, Relationship Management, Deal Architect, Knowledge Management, Print Management, Proposal Graphics, People / Team Management, APMP Member, Risk Management and Compliance, Red Team Review Lead, Qualification Skills, Pre-sales Experience, Pipeline Management, Peer Review, Proposal Writing, Training, Strategy Development, Proposal Management, OJEU, Contract Negotiation, Bid Process Management, Bid Management, Proposal Governance, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Programme Management, Client Facing, Framework Agreements, Editorial Skills, Due Diligence, Document Management, CV Writing, Copy Writing, Content Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Project Management, Bid Kick-Off, Bid Governance, Bid Clarifications, Proposal Best Practice, Bid Best Practice, Proposal Content Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: Bachelors Degree, Shipley Trained, A Levels, Prince 2, APMP Foundation

  • Consultant Industries: Government and Public Sector, Computer Software, Energy and Utilities, Public Sector, Logistics & Transport, Distribution, Information Technology, Outsourcing, Computer/IT Services

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