Bid Director

  • Minimum Rate: £600 a day
  • Location: Towcester NN12

Profile A versatile Bid Manager / Director with an extensive track record of winning complex bids in Aerospace, Defence, Aviation, Warehousing, Logistics, Facilities Management and Consultancy industries. Experienced in planning, managing and delivering a wide range of bids from high value technically complex proposals to fast turnaround consultancy. Shipley trained and comfortable chairing effective colour team reviews and managing multiple stakeholders. With a degree in Electronics, an MBA and a Masters in Leadership Coaching, this associate is particularly effective at rapidly building focused, high performing bid teams and winning bid strategies. Key skills include leadership and strategic planning, developing compelling win themes and narratives, competitive analysis, team building & relationships and negotiation and contract close. Key Achievements Won over £500m of business on MoD platforms including Type 26 Frigate, Type 45 Destroyer, Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier, Astute and Dreadnaught Submarines, Tornado and Typhoon Aircraft. Won over £400m of business in Airports and Logistics for customers including Heathrow, Gatwick, Schiphol, Amazon, Tesco, ASOS, JD Sport. Experience Over 20 years' experience of leading winning bid teams. Has managed bid teams with over 50 members. Proven ability to develop and mentor teams in bid best practice. Has a background in Engineering and Programme Management and experience of bid campaign management from opportunity identification through to project delivery and will provide valuable input into opportunity qualification, win strategies, commercial discussions and solution delivery. Has experience of successfully delivering winning bids in Defence, Training, Support Services, Professional Services, Construction and managing multiple concurrent bid teams. Has developed and led growth strategies in to numerous industries and countries.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Director

  • Reference No: CAN-49575

  • Consultant Skills: Project Management, Programme Management, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Proposal Governance, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, OJEU, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Capture Management, Commercial Management, Strategy Development, Proposal Content Management, Bid Best Practice, Proposal Best Practice, Bid Governance, Bid Kick-Off, Coaching and Mentoring, Content Management, Copy Writing, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Pre-Proposal Planning, Presentation Skills, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Proposal Production, TUPE, Value Proposition Development, Win Strategy Development, Commercial Negotiations, Learning Reviews, Pipeline Management, Pre-sales Experience, Red Team Review Lead, Bid Marketing Strategy, Proposal Graphics

  • Consultant Qualifications: MBA, Masters Degree, A Levels, Other - Professional, Bachelors Degree, Shipley Trained

  • Consultant Industries: Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Consultancy, Defence, Distribution, Aerospace and Defence, Energy and Utilities, Facilities Management, Professional Services, Outsourcing, Management Consulting Services, Food and Beverage, Electronics Components and Semiconductor Mfg, Transport and Storage - Materials, Marine Mfg & Services, Government and Public Sector

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