Bid Writer

  • Minimum Rate: £500 a day
  • 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: Project Management, Programme Management, Business Development, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Proposal Governance, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, Contract Negotiation, OJEU, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Capture Management, Competitive Dialogue, Strategy Development, 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, Negotiation Skills, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Pre-Proposal Planning, Presentation Skills, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Proposal Production, Rebidding Strategy, RFP / ITT Experience, Solution Design, Storyboarding Skills, TUPE, Value Proposition Development, Win Strategy Development, Pre-Written Content Development, Compliance Matrix, Financial Planning and Budgeting, Learning Reviews, Peer Review, Pipeline Management, Qualification Skills, Red Team Review Lead, Risk Management and Compliance, Knowledge Management, Relationship Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: A Levels, GCSEs, Bachelors Degree, Shipley Trained

  • Consultant Industries: Consultancy, Public Sector, Professional Services, Management Consulting Services, Charity / Not for Profit, Education, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Government and Public Sector

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