Bid Director

  • Minimum Rate: £700 a day
  • Location: Bathgate EH48

Profile An experienced leader in both bidding and operational delivery with an all-round knowledge of the Bid to Mobilisation to BAU transition. Managed roads and civils multi-disciplinary teams in Local Government, Strategic Highways and Consulting, with recent experience in the consulting Rail sector. Also has experience of third-sector leadership as a Charity Chairman / Trustee. Key Achievements Winning Bid Director for the £240m North Lanarkshire Council Roads PPP contract. This was a unique PPP Joint Venture company (Council & Private Contractor) set up to deliver all roads and related maintenance for the Council over a 10 ½ year period. As the long-term incumbent provider, the re-bid was challenging. As Contract Director I successfully managed the "go-live" for the PPP which occurred during one of the worst winters ever experienced in central Scotland. Led the BAU bidding activity to secure the external growth targets for the North Lanarkshire PPP JV company and delivered annual turnover growth. Extensive experience of major bids for local government services, strategic Highways and Rail in both Scotland and England. MSP Foundation Level certified. Qualified to MBA level. Experience Over 30 years' experience of working in local government and private sector Highways organisations delivering operational maintenance contracts and major long-term bids; initially as a senior member of the bid teams progressing through to Bid Director. An award-winning history of delivering social inclusion initiatives aligned with client values, benefitting local communities and providing a USP for future bidding opportunities. Confident communicator at ease presenting to large groups or via written work.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Director

  • Reference No: CAN-49798

  • Consultant Skills: Bid Kick-Off, Red Team Review Lead, Client Facing, Project Management, Framework Agreements, Business Development, People / Team Management, Bid Management, PQQ Experience, Bid Process Management, Proof Reading, Proposal Management, Proposal Leadership, Proposal Writing, TUPE, Competitive Dialogue, Bid Profit and Loss Experience, Bid Clarifications, Commercial Management, Bid Governance, Peer Review

  • Consultant Qualifications: Other - Technical, MBA, Masters Degree, OCR Nationals, NVQ, APMP Foundation, HND, Other - Professional

  • Consultant Industries: Consultancy, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Public Sector, Government and Public Sector, Management Consulting Services, Rail, Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

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