Bid Manager

  • Minimum Rate: £350 a day
  • Location: Congleton CW12

Profile Highly experienced in producing quality, eye catching content for; bids, reports, promotional copy and grant applications. Chartered Institute of Marketing qualified, with fifteen years' experience in the Tourism Marketing, Events and Economic Development sectors; leading on proposal development and delivery, as well as sourcing and managing grant funding and commissioning opportunities for businesses, voluntary groups and Government agencies. High level project planning skills coupled with the ability to develop winning pitches and convincing copy; high level public procurement experience; including state aid rules. Key Achievements Ex Local Government Officer heavily involved in Local Authority tendering process; including procurement of regeneration and communication services. European Commission Horizon 2020 Proposal Seal of Excellence. Developed winning proposals for the Regional Growth Fund and European Regional Development Fund securing over £20m. Successfully managed multiple proposals across diverse industries from Energy to Digital to Culture. Authoring of Local Government policy documents e.g. Trafford Council's Guide to Safe and Successful Events. CIM Qualified. Strong track record in securing funding for both for-profit and not-for-profit organisations: Recently secured Trust funding for a community radio station to run a youth based radio show; providing diversionary workshops for young people to create their own radio show whilst raising awareness of safeguarding issues. CIPFA Building Better Business Cases course completion. Experience Well-travelled culture exposed individual with a strong work ethic, passion for perfection and a thorough knowledge of Marketing, Events, Tourism and Business Finance Landscapes. Over 15 years' experience of successfully securing external finance via contracts, commissions and grants, for Local Government, Business Growth Hub, SMEs and not for profit organisations. Seasoned professional at dealing with and negotiating at CEO Level. Strong focus and understanding of public procurement requirements. Has experience of successfully delivering winning bids in Culture, Regeneration, Health, Security, Professional Services, Energy and IT bids.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Manager

  • Reference No: CAN-41184

  • Consultant Skills: Project Management, Bid Management, Proposal Writing, Proposal Content Management, Bid Clarifications, Bid Kick-Off, Copy Writing, CV Writing, Document Management, Editorial Skills, Framework Agreements, PQQ Experience, Pre-Proposal Planning, Proof Reading, Proposal Production, RFP / ITT Experience, Storyboarding Skills, Win Strategy Development, Peer Review

  • Consultant Qualifications: A Levels, GCSEs, Bachelors Degree, CIMA / ACCA

  • Consultant Industries: Information Technology, Consultancy, Media, Public Sector, Travel Transportation and Tourism, Healthcare Services, Management Consulting Services, Broadcasting Music and Film, Business Services - Other, Charity / Not for Profit, Education, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Medical Devices and Supplies, Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing, Biotechnology / Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical, Government and Public Sector

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