Bid Writer

  • Minimum Rate: £500 a day
  • Location: London NW8

Profile This experienced, high-energy and solution-oriented Associate offers extensive bid writing and proposal management experience within the UK Rail industry. Key strengths include: producing consistently structured documents that balance art and science, to highlight the USPs of the clients business and demonstrate quantifiable benefits for bid submissions; research and data analysis, drawing on superior railway knowledge and expertise to produce clear, concise and high scoring content that forms the basis of bid initiatives; bid evaluation experience to quality assure submissions and improve / support other writers and Subject Matter Experts in the bid process; and expertise in utilising Microsoft Word for document production, processes and staff training to rollout documentation, guidance and process improvements across the business. Key Achievements Lead Writer for £1.2bn ECML Digital Upgrade Programme bid. Lead Writer for £850m Major Signalling Framework bid. Lead Writer for HS2 Operational Review report. Lead Writer for Operations, Rolling Stock and Performance Delivery Plans for East Midlands franchise. Lead Writer for Operations Delivery Plan for South Eastern franchise. Lead Writer for HS2 Euston Over Site Development PQQ. Lead Writer for £1bn rolling stock delivery plan on West Midlands franchise. Workstream lead for the successful £640m Manchester Metrolink contract. Experience Over 16 years rail industry experience, with 7 years in bidding and 5 years as a Bid Writer. An experienced, hands-on professional who is always focused on the tasks and deadlines at hand. With a strong focus on improving bid production, governance and delivery. This Associate has broad experience developing and mentoring team members and experience and is fully versed in every stage of the bidding process. Given this Associate's abilities in handling complex technical data and strategies, their bid writing experience includes Rail Infrastructure, Signalling, Rolling Stock, Depot Strategy, Operations / Timetables, Performance, Health & Safety and Environment plans. Adept at collating wide-ranging information into cohesive and relevant case studies that compliment bid delivery plans. Achieved BSc Railway Operations and Management (Distinction) in 2020. Currently studying MSc Railway Systems Engineering and Integration. Also able to create and manage advanced document templates and graphics and is qualified in proofreading and editing.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Writer

  • Reference No: CAN-47522

  • Consultant Skills: Bid Management, Proposal Writing, Bid Clarifications, Content Management, CV Writing, Document Management, Editorial Skills, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Proposal Production, RFP / ITT Experience, Storyboarding Skills, Pre-Written Content Development

  • Consultant Qualifications: Prince 2, A Levels, GCSEs, Bachelors Degree

  • Consultant Industries: Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office, Rail

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