- Location: Swadlincote DE11
Profile Over 15 years successful Bid Manager and Bid Writer experience creating compelling responses for complex client requirements with successful bid values of up to £70m. Structured and systematic approach to bid development, focused on understanding customer drivers and demonstrating the customer value and benefits of the solution, while ensuring the answer is compliant. Excellent coaching and interpersonal skills, building effective working partnerships with key knowledge holders to capture and present corporate capability. Strong analytical skills and communication skills, creating structured, logical and "lean" responses including graphics to effectively present solution within any bid constraints (word count, pages etc.). Key Achievements Managed a successful £70m bid for government business support, co-ordinating input from 4 partners. Created key content for a successful £20m events bid. Won over six ERDF funding contracts worth over £7m. Won over 10 contracts for regional development worth over £10m. Created a corporate brochure demonstrating delivery approach for a professional services organisation. Written successful R&D funding applications with a value of over £4m. Experience Strong project management skills, mobilising and co-ordinating resources to achieve key bid milestones and stage-gates. Good stakeholder management skills and able to direct and co-ordinate bids involving multiple delivery partners. Excellent commercial and financial skills ensuring bids are robust, deliverable and can achieve the desired return on investment. Able to work under pressure and prioritise activities to create the best response. Bid experience of public and private sector bids, covering technical and professional solutions, including Outsourced Services, IT Solutions, Organisational Development and Training, Business Support, Technical Experts, Consulting Services, Maintenance solutions, Logistics, Research and Development Funding. Strong development and change management skills able to develop internal bid processes and capability.
Primary Discipline: Bid Consultant
Reference No: CAN-48717
Consultant Skills: Win Strategy Development, Pipeline Management, Peer Review, Learning Reviews, Compliance Matrix, Bid Risk Management, Commercial Negotiations, Pre-sales Experience, Value Proposition Development, Storyboarding Skills, Proposal Production, Proposal Leadership, Presentation Skills, Pre-Proposal Planning, People / Team Management, Document Management, Define Customer Requirements, Knowledgebase Design, Knowledge Management, Bid Resource Allocation, Content Management, Bid Marketing Strategy, Proposal Writing, Commercial Management, Bid Profit and Loss Experience, Competitive Dialogue, Capture Management, Proposal Management, OJEU, Contract Negotiation, Bid Process Management, Bid Management, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Business Development, Programme Management, Proposal Best Practice, Coaching and Mentoring, Client Facing, Bid Kick-Off, Bid Governance, Bid Clarifications, Project Management, Bid Best Practice
Consultant Qualifications: Bachelors Degree, Other - Vocational, Six Sigma / Black Belt / TQM, Other - Technical, Other - Professional, A Levels
Consultant Industries: Rail, Management Consulting Services, Government and Public Sector, Personal and Household Services, Printing and Publishing, Automotive Sales and Repair Services, Production, Staffing/ Employment Agencies, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Education, Charity / Not for Profit, Business Services - Other, Consultancy, Banking and Consumer Lending, Aviation, Automotive and Parts Mfg, Information Technology, Engineering Services, Outsourcing, Professional Services, Facilities Management, Aerospace and Defence, Recruitment, Public Sector, Media, Manufacturing - Other, Human Resources