Bid Writer

  • Minimum Rate: £400 a day
  • Location: Aberdeen AB15

Profile Bid and Proposal Writer, Editor and Manager. Over 5 years' experience as sole in-house bid / proposal support for a commercial law firm. Passionate and talented Writer, Editor, Researcher and Strategist. Has experience and ability to deliver bids across multiple sectors. Excels at both the commercial strategy and response planning to the fine detail of a bid or bespoke proposal response. Flexible support at any stage from go / no go assessment, interrogating and developing win themes, critical reviews at any stage in the process, proof reading and final review to win or lose debriefs and bid trouble shooting. Key Achievements Successfully created a proposal manager role from scratch for a commercial law firm. Improved win rates year on year supporting critical growth areas of the business. Significant improvement to win rates through rigorous go / no go assessment and challenging and leading subject experts to identify technical and commercial win themes and service delivery processes. Wins in a variety of sectors including Transport, Maritime, HR services, Life Sciences, Technology, Social Housing, Banking and Finance, Debt and Asset Recovery, Telecoms, Housebuilder, all aspects of Real Estate and Renewable Energy. Experience 5 years' in-house bids and proposal experience. Adept at working in a team or individually. Experienced at challenging and leading stakeholders from junior to senior / board level and managing multiple deadlines. Background as a practicing lawyer (Scotland) specialising in PFI / PPP projects (Education, Health, Waste and Defence sectors), Construction and Facilities Management. Advised procuring authorities and bidders (contractor and funder) on the bid process and throughout completion of major PFI / PPP projects.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Writer

  • Reference No: CAN-42301

  • Consultant Skills: Bid Best Practice, Bid Management, Proposal Writing, Coaching and Mentoring, Copy Writing, Editorial Skills, Proof Reading

  • Consultant Industries: Professional Services, Information Technology, Banking and Consumer Lending, Defence, Human Resources, Real Estate and Property Management, Telecomms, Financial Services, Telecommunication Services, Transport and Storage - Materials, Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office, Energy and Utilities

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