Bid Director

  • Minimum Rate: £400 a day
  • Location: Bradford-on-Avon BA15

Profile This associate is an experienced, successful Bid Writer and Leader across diverse business sectors. Adept at analysing bid questions, structuring and evaluating responses to maximise effect. Works with technical and subject matter experts to develop detailed operational solutions and models. Experienced in bid governance and protocols, adapting style to suit company processes of reviews, gateways etc. Equally proficient at longer term involvement, developing and executing bid strategy, or shorter term editing / proofreading assignments close to bid submission. Key Achievements Led winning bid teams for two prison outsourcing contracts worth over £800m and many other contracts in this sector worth in total over £1bn. Won, mobilised and ran an NHS commissioned secure healthcare contract across 6 Police forces. Won logistics contracts involving complex automated warehouses. Designed and implemented a bidding best practice programme in a major FM business. Experience Nearly 30 years' experience of winning bid teams. Has won complex, large-scale private and public sector bids in the Criminal Justice, Facilities Management, Health, Security, Professional Services, Environmental, Logistics and Construction sectors. Has led large, multi-disciplinary teams for complex bids. Equally adept at working alone, remotely with virtual teams and with SME's and 3rd Sector. Background also includes "Big 4" Consultancy and Operational roles. Strong understanding of private and public sector tendering procedures including Competitive Dialogue, Negotiated, and PFI. Background in solutions and services, experienced in all stages of the bid management process. An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing, with a precise eye for detail.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Director

  • Reference No: CAN-47276

  • Consultant Skills: Project Management, Programme Management, Business Development, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Proposal Governance, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, Contract Negotiation, Legal Experience, OJEU, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Capture Management, Competitive Dialogue, Bid Profit and Loss Experience, Commercial Management, Strategy Development, 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, Define Customer Requirements, Document Management, Due Diligence, Editorial Skills, Framework Agreements, Negotiation Skills, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Pre-Proposal Planning, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Proposal Production, Pursuit Management, Rebidding Strategy, RFP / ITT Experience, Solution Design, Storyboarding Skills, TUPE, Value Proposition Development, Win Strategy Development, Commercial Negotiations, Bid Risk Management, Compliance Matrix, Financial Planning and Budgeting, Learning Reviews, Peer Review, Pipeline Management, Proposal Software, Red Team Review Lead, Risk Management and Compliance, Proposal Graphics, Bid Resource Allocation, Print Management, Knowledge Management, Other / Not Listed, Relationship Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: A Levels, GCSEs, Other - Professional, Bachelors Degree, Other - Technical, Other - Vocational, Strategic Proposals Writing Course, Management of Risk

  • Consultant Industries: Information Technology, Aviation, Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Consultancy, Defence, Distribution, Logistics & Transport, Manufacturing - Other, Public Sector, Retail, Waste Management, Wholesale Trade / Import-Export, Healthcare Services, Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office, Energy and Utilities, Computer/IT Services, Facilities Management, Professional Services, Outsourcing, Management Consulting Services, Rail, Real Estate and Property Management, Business Services - Other, Call / Contact Centre, Charity / Not for Profit, Computer Software, Education, Food and Beverage, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Security and Surveillance, Architectural and Design Services, Production, Biotechnology / Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical, Transport and Storage - Materials, Environmental Services, Other / Not Classified, Chemicals / Petro-Chemicals, Personal Care Products and Cosmetics, Government and Public Sector

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