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: Proposal Best Practice, Financial Planning and Budgeting, Editorial Skills, Proposal Writing, RFP / ITT Experience, Learning Reviews, Project Management, Framework Agreements, Capture Management, Solution Design, Bid Clarifications, Peer Review, Programme Management, Negotiation Skills, Relationship Management, Competitive Dialogue, Storyboarding Skills, Bid Governance, Pipeline Management, Business Development, People / Team Management, Strategy Development, TUPE, Bid Kick-Off, Qualification Skills, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, PQQ Experience, Value Proposition Development, Client Facing, Red Team Review Lead, Proposal Governance, Pre-Proposal Planning, Win Strategy Development, Coaching and Mentoring, Risk Management and Compliance, Bid Management, Presentation Skills, Content Management, Bid Process Management, Proof Reading, Copy Writing, Contract Negotiation, Proposal Leadership, Proposal Content Management, Pre-Written Content Development, Define Customer Requirements, OJEU, Proposal Production, Bid Best Practice, Compliance Matrix, Due Diligence, Knowledge Management, Proposal Management, Rebidding Strategy

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

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

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