With many years of combined experience, our team’s knowledge and understanding of public sector bidding is second to none. Drawn from a wide variety of industries, our specialists are matched to your business, ensuring you get the best possible support and advice.
Take advantage of our proven bid management skills. We help you navigate the bidding process from start to finish, guiding your bid towards success.
With many years of combined experience
Our collaborative process means that you’ll work closely together with one of our senior bid managers to develop a clear bid strategy majoring on your strengths, highlighting your USPs, and helping you to mitigate any risks. The resulting bid will put you in the strongest position to win.
Our senior bid managers are responsible for the everyday management, ensuring your bid stays on track and scores the highest possible marks. Our tried and tested 7-stage bid process, shown below, ensures key milestones are met and enables a smooth transition from pre-bid to submission and beyond.
- Future bid pipeline creation
- Pre-bid customer engagement
- Bid readiness
- Qualification & requalification
Bid ‘Kick Off & Strategy’ Session.
- Gain stakeholder buy-in
- Agree roles and responsibilities
- Project timelines and approach
- Key win themes and USPs
- Produce executive summary
The Financial Modelling/Product Pricing.
- In parallel to stage 4
- Agree the right pricing strategy
- Ask clarification questions and adapt
- Workshop sessions
- 2-3 draft versions
- 5 key response elements
- Combining skill-sets
The Mid-Bid Review.
- Ensure bid is on track and key actions are managed
- Agree solutions to any issues
- Agree if the project should proceed
Final review of bid before submission.
- Review draft against exec summary
- Recommendations to be implemented
- Use the scoring system
- Finalise before final sign off
Bid Sign Off & Continuous Process Improvement.
- Documented sign off
- Submission process
- Lessons identified and process improvement
Packages & Pricing
We can also offer bespoke packages to meet your needs.
Gain a broader understanding of your ‘bid readiness’ or receive support on a specific issue via a 1hr session with two of our senior consultants. Walk away with a list of recommendations and reassurance how to progress.
Have access to unrivalled experience, knowledge and expertise to answer questions you have in relation to finding, qualifying and winning public sector contracts. Receive 18 hrs of advice per year from a senior consultant.
Bid preparation pack
Bid preparation pack
Perfect for businesses who need access to an expert bid advisory team and need help with a submission, but have a limited budget. The CA team will work in partnership with you through the bid kick-off, strategy and response planning.
Hear what our customers say.
“We felt really valued and supported and it was clear that it was more than just about the money, they wanted us to be successful and they provided clear solutions to help… The higher level of support from their Bid Management team has been invaluable to us as a team and a business.”
“The Contracts team were able to seamlessly integrate with our team; were personable and supportive, which was a real benefit for staff who are not used to writing bid responses. It is the Trust’s view that a high-quality bid was submitted & Contracts Advance played a crucial role in this.”
North Bristol NHS Trust
“Contracts Advance have worked very closely with Latcham Direct. This has really improved the quality of our bids and led us to win several large contracts… We have been extremely pleased with the service and support provided.”