Bid Writing and Proposals

We can write your PQQs, Tenders and Proposals for you. Our process for bid writing, tender writing and bid managment can include:

An examination of what the client is looking for
Discussion with you on what differentiates your offering and any intelligence you have on the client
Review of information you have used in recent bids
Upfront identification of any further information needed from you
Helping you get really clear on Win Themes, USPs and Differentiators
Suggestions of suitable questions to ask the client during the clarification process
Providing a Draft Answer Structure for your approval at an early stage in the process
Completing the Draft Response by an agreed date to allow for your review and submission to the client
Providing a Debrief Report with suggestions on steps you can take to get ready for future bid writing projects

Bid Review & Editing

We can review PQQs, Tenders and Proposals that you have drafted. Our bid management service here includes:

Detailed review to ensure that all the client questions have been answered
Review to ensure that the client response requirements have been adhered to
Early identification if any response appears to not fully answer the question
Suggestions for improving the response e.g. when / where to include relevant case studies, evidence, testimonials, etc
Check on spelling, accuracy and consistency throughout the submission
Providing a Debrief Report with suggestions on steps you can take to get ready for future bids
Ensuring that the Win Themes, USPs and Differentiators are coming out strongly within the response

Bid Management and Tender Writing

We can provide a full Bid Management and Tender Writing service. This can include:

Deconstructing the client specification to help inform your Bid / No Bid decision
Identifying the tasks / deliverables involved to ensure a timely, well-crafted submission
Project managing the tender writing process including chairing the Bid Kick-Off meeting
Helping you get really clear on Win Themes, USPs and Differentiators
Managing the Clarification Process including providing recommendations on how, when and what questions to ask the client
Chairing regular Progress Meetings / Calls to ensure that the project team have opportunities to come together to discuss the bid
Facilitating Blue (initial draft) and Red (final draft) reviews as required
Handling the final submission (hard copy or electronic submission) following timely receipt of your sign-off
Providing a Debrief Report with suggestions on steps you can take to get ready for future tender writing projects

Writing Award Submissions and Funding Applications

Both Award Submissions and Funding Applications require specific writing approaches. Our service includes:

Researching the background to the award or funding opportunity e.g. who are the sponsors; who are evaluators; what is being looked for; why some applications succeed and others fail
Interviewing your staff (and clients, where needed) to obtain the necessary evidence to craft a winning submission
Helping you get really clear on Win Themes, USPs and Differentiators
Facilitating Blue (initial draft) and Red (final draft) Reviews as required
Handling the final submission (hard copy or electronic submission) following timely receipt of your sign-off
Providing a Debrief Report with suggestions on steps you can take to get ready for future award submissions / funding applications
bid writing bid management
interim bid staff and bid writing training
bid specialists and tender specialists
Outsourced Retained Service
bid writing bid management
interim bid staff and bid writing training
bid specialists and tender specialists
Outsourced Retained Service