Bid Director

  • Minimum Rate: £450 a day
  • Location: London SE3

Profile Expert in Construction, Design and Property bid management and team development. Has worked on Public sector bids since 2005, both individual major projects and frameworks and understands UK government agendas, procurement legislation and the key issues that affect buying decisions. On the Private side has tendered to secure business from a variety of clients, including Property Companies, Funds and Asset Management firms. Has successful record, achieved by working with teams from strategy preparation stage to ensure that responses show evidence backed, value propositions and appropriate customer empathy. Uses recognised project management and sales methodologies and has received formal bid project management training from Shipley Associates. Has the industry experience and gravitas to keep wider bid team contributors on time and providing good quality input and ensures teams are proactive and astute in their risk management and pricing strategies. Has both set up new in-house teams and introduced change to existing ones. Key Achievements Global property firm - as Head of Bid Management established its first central resource, to deliver the key objective of bringing bids up to the level required to succeed in today's increasingly competitive marketplace. A colleague commented: "In our sector I am firmly of the view that the quality, content and approach of our pitches is now several yards ahead of our competitors and is helping us to win significant new business!" Smaller firm (£18 million t/o) - developed the company's understanding of client drivers and required bid content so the firm is now confidently submitting first rate public sector submissions that compete with top ranked global competition. Highly instrumental in this firm's success on a major consultancy framework, where the company was the only firm on all three of the main lots, against global giants. Experience Has a track record of winning high value and complex bids and presentations, project management of process and leadership to manage bid teams, managing client interaction and client profiling; proposition and key message copywriting, graphics software for document design and production; bid support team management, training and presentations and bid performance, ROI analysis, client feedback and continuous improvement activities. Understands the challenges incurred when developing bidding skills and support in organisations and how these can be overcome by implementing practical solutions, overcoming barriers and demonstrating success.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Director

  • Reference No: CAN-41061

  • Consultant Skills: Project Management, Programme Management, Business Development, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, OJEU, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Capture Management, Competitive Dialogue, 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, Define Customer Requirements, Editorial Skills, Framework Agreements, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Presentation Skills, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Proposal Production, Rebidding Strategy, RFP / ITT Experience, Solution Design, Value Proposition Development, Win Strategy Development, Pre-Written Content Development, Bid Risk Management, Learning Reviews, Red Team Review Lead, Risk Management and Compliance, Bid Marketing Strategy, Graphic Design / DTP & Illustration, Marketing Communications, Proposal Graphics, Bid Resource Allocation, Print Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: Shipley Trained

  • Consultant Industries: Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Consultancy, Public Sector, Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office, Professional Services, Real Estate and Property Management, Education, Architectural and Design Services, Government and Public Sector

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