- Location: Torrington EX38
Profile A Senior-Level Business Development professional with extensive Third / Private Sector experience. This associate has extensive experience primarily in the Welfare-to-Work and Skills Sector including 10+ years as Head of Business Development for market leading DWP prime contractors and children's charities. A proven track record of success in bid writing / bid management, project development, partnership development and fundraising with a sound financial and operations / contract management background. Key Achievements Led winning bids for £250m contract value for predominantly Third Sector / Welfare-to-Work providers. Bid win-rate consistently over 60%. Supported £6m charity to secure £40m new business in one year. Supported management buy-out of failing training provider, led re-branding and business development activities resulting in major bid wins and eventual sale to venture capital firm. Shipley-trained. Experience 17 years' experience of business development and Public Sector contracting with a track record of helping organisations. Passionate about writing powerful and compelling bids. Charity trustee experience and founding Director, providing business development support to organisations with a social conscience. Great networker and outstanding communicator. Key strengths are in bid writing, partnership development and Third Sector engagement. National focus, with extensive knowledge of Welfare-to-Work, Health and Disability, Children and Young People Services, Arts and Education. Understands the realities of budgets and delivery in the real world.
Primary Discipline: Bid Writer
Reference No: CAN-47298
Consultant Skills: Rebidding Strategy, Win Strategy Development, Value Proposition Development, TUPE, Storyboarding Skills, Solution Design, RFP / ITT Experience, Pre-Written Content Development, Proposal Production, Proposal Leadership, Proof Reading, Presentation Skills, Pre-Proposal Planning, PQQ Experience, People / Team Management, Risk Management and Compliance, Relationship Management, Knowledge Management, Negotiation Skills, Red Team Review Lead, Qualification Skills, Pipeline Management, Peer Review, Learning Reviews, Financial Planning and Budgeting, Compliance Matrix, OJEU, Strategy Development, Competitive Dialogue, Capture Management, Proposal Writing, Proposal Management, Contract Negotiation, Bid Process Management, Bid Management, Proposal Governance, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Business Development, Programme Management, Project Management, 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, Due Diligence, Editorial Skills, Framework Agreements
Consultant Qualifications: Bachelors Degree, Shipley Trained, A Levels, GCSEs
Consultant Industries: Management Consulting Services, Government and Public Sector, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Education, Charity / Not for Profit, Public Sector, Consultancy, Professional Services