Bid Consultant

Bid Consultant

  • Location: Shrewsbury SY5

Profile A versatile interim Bid Manager and Consultant, experienced in target-driven business development in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector. Analytically-minded, with the ability to summarise detailed qualitative and quantitative data into concise value propositions for tenders and grant submissions. Highly competent Pre-Tender Researcher, Competitor Analyst, Bid Manager, Writer, Reviewer and Designer of Service Delivery Models. Skilled at client and sub-contractor relationship development and management. Strong focus on reflective learning from both winning and unsuccessful tenders. Key Achievements Delivered £91m of new contract income in 18 months for leading UK Social Enterprise. Bid win-rate of 73% from 2015 onwards. Implemented new project management processes to aid multiple, concurrent tender development. Designed and implemented a successful regional new business and contract retention strategy for clients while working as a Freelance Contractor. Awarded MBA with Distinction from triple-accredited Open University Business School. Experience Over ten years' experience of leading successful bid teams in the Health & Social Care sector. Former Head of Business Development at leading Social Enterprise with over £100m per annum turnover. Responsible for leading, coaching and mentoring a bid team to improve new business and retention rates. Experienced at leading successful bids in public sector-procured tenders for Substance Misuse Treatment and Recovery, Integrated Public Health Services and Community-based Sexual Health Services. Expertise in successful bidding with a range of public sector commissioning agencies, including Local Authorities, the Life Chances Fund, Public Health England and the Big Lottery. Able to provide valuable input into public sector bidding strategies, opportunity and risk appraisal and development of value propositions and win themes. Assured communicator, both verbally at presentation and in writing.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Consultant

  • Reference No: CAN-49045

  • Consultant Skills: Pipeline Management, Project Management, Bid Kick-Off, Business Development, Client Facing, Knowledge Management, Bid Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Bid Process Management, People / Team Management, Proposal Writing, Proposal Production, Competitive Dialogue, Value Proposition Development, Pre-Written Content Development, Bid Risk Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: A Levels, Bachelors Degree, MBA, Masters Degree

  • Consultant Industries: Charity / Not for Profit, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Government and Public Sector, Public Sector, Healthcare Services

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