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

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

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

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