Bid Manager

  • Minimum Rate: £550 a day
  • Location: Wallington SM6

Profile An experienced and flexible Bid Director / Manager / Writer for complex Infrastructure, Professional Services and Built Environment submissions in the Public Sector. With a proven capability of managing diverse, multi-partner bids and JV's including large technical teams and subject matter experts, in the UK and internationally. This is through pursuit management, bid strategy and development of a compelling submission, championing innovation and challenging the status quo. Key Achievements APMP Certified Practitioner. MBA. Assisted clients on eight major bid submissions over the past 18 months, each valued between £80m-£360m each, win-rate consistently over 70%. Delivered £25m in fee revenue in 12 months against a target of £4.5m for a UK Professional Services business. Implemented and drove best practice for a Professional Services company, increasing win rate from 20% to 75% in 12 months and reducing cost. Experience Over 34 years' experience in the delivery of Infrastructure schemes, including 14 years bidding and winning significant projects and programmes. An excellent communicator (verbally and written) and can unpackage complex issues. This Associate has managed bid budgets of up to £16m and virtual bid teams with over 50 members. Drives collaboration and provides strategic input to win plans and commercial discussions. Achieves success through inspiring teams and organisations to understand the challenge and deliver a compelling story that wows the client. Applies rigour through the governance process and manages risks at all stages. Their experience includes the delivery of submissions for Infrastructure, Professional Services, Tunnelling, bBidges, Security and MoD and MoJ.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Manager

  • Reference No: CAN-53864

  • Consultant Skills: Project Management, Programme Management, Business Development, Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Proposal Governance, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, Contract Negotiation, OJEU, Proposal Writing, Capture Management, Competitive Dialogue, Bid Profit and Loss Experience, Strategy Development, Training, Bid Best Practice, Bid Clarifications, Bid Governance, Bid Kick-Off, Client Facing, Coaching and Mentoring, CV Writing, Define Customer Requirements, Editorial Skills, Negotiation Skills, People / Team Management, PQQ Experience, Pre-Proposal Planning, Presentation Skills, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Pursuit Management, RFP / ITT Experience, Solution Design, Storyboarding Skills, TUPE, Value Proposition Development, Win Strategy Development, Pre-Written Content Development, Commercial Negotiations, Bid Risk Management, Learning Reviews, Peer Review, Pipeline Management, Qualification Skills, Red Team Review Lead, Risk Management and Compliance, APMP Member, Bid Marketing Strategy, Bid Resource Allocation, Relationship Management

  • Consultant Qualifications: MBA, A Levels, APMP Foundation, HND, Other - Professional, APMP Practitioner, Other - Vocational, Shipley Trained

  • Consultant Industries: Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Consultancy, Engineering Services, Professional Services, Outsourcing, Management Consulting Services, Rail, Architectural and Design Services, Other / Not Classified, Government and Public Sector

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