A highly regarded Bid Manager and Bid Writer with extensive bidding experience and full understanding of bid processes and compliance issues.
He has specialised over a long period of time in the management, writing and production of complex, high value bids and pre-qualifications, primarily with Serco. Having been an English teacher in the past, his editing and writing skills are of a very high standard, as is his ability to evaluate text to ensure bid questions have been fully and accurately answered. He possesses strong abilities in relation to detailed bid planning and effective management of bid teams in a variety of industries, particularly transport. He has a client-centred focus on proposal development that reflects the key issues of the client, leading to the development of win themes for use consistently throughout a bid. He pays close attention to a client’s evaluation criteria, matching these against bidding organisations' USPs. He will create a comprehensive work breakdown structure and timetable as a priority and will map and resource each bid requirement, setting and monitoring deadlines for drafts, reviews and production. We can reassure clients that his outstanding skills in relation to bid compliance, monitoring bid deliverables and writing in an easy to read style, will ensure well-written bids are delivered on time. A superb right-hand man for a Bid Director on a large complex bid.
Achievements: Many winning bids, including Merseyrail, Northern Rail, Docklands Light Rail, Swedish Ferries, Northern Isles Ferries.
Experience: 17 years with Serco. Has worked in the UK, Australia, Sweden and Denmark.