Bid Management

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Bid Management

We are experts in winning and mobilising public service contract bids. From providing an entire bid team, through to individual resource to cover gaps in your team, we have your needs covered.

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Our Offer

We know that every bid is different, requiring a unique approach. What we do is create a bespoke solution for each of our clients, designed to ensure that we have the right people, approach and resources in place to deliver a successful bid.

We offer a range of flexible services that we can deliver on a standalone basis, or we will work alongside your internal business development team covering:

Strategy and Policy Development
  • Corporate and growth strategy
  • Policy analysis and insight
  • New policy development
Service Design
  • Co-design of new services
  • Solution development
  • Business casing 
Communications and Engagement
  • Government/commissioning positioning
  • Communications strategy
  • Communications plan delivery
  • Supply chain development
Business Development
  • Strategic development
  • End to end bid management
  • Bid and proposition writing
  • Financial and commercial modelling
  • Competitive dialogue support

From Welfare to Work, Skills and Criminal Justice through to Local Government and Health, our teams have collectively secured and implemented over £5b worth of contracts across the UK and internationally.

With our partners 50 Degrees, we offer a full end-to-end service across the contract lifecycle covering Market Entry, Bid Management, Contract Mobilisation and Continuous Improvement.

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Get in touch

If you want to speak to one of our experienced Bid Directors to discuss your support needs, fill in the form to the right, letting us know the sector you are interested in and one of the team will get in touch within 24 hours.

    “I’ve had the pleasure of working with both 4OC and 50 Degrees on a number of public service programmes. The National Citizen Service is a great example, where 50 Degrees supported our Business Development team to secure the management contract for the North West, and 4OC worked with us to successfully implement and embed the programme.”

    Michelle LeesonManaging Director of The Growth Company

    Key Sectors

    We have successfully managed bids across a broad range of public service delivery sectors, securing regional and national delivery contracts for both charitable and private sector organisations. In addition, we have supported many organisations to diversify their delivery portfolio by moving into new markets.

    The following is a brief summary of some of the sectors we specialise in:

    Employability Over 20 years-experience winning and mobilising employability programmes commissioned by DWP, UK Local Government and international commissioners in Europe, Australia and the Middle East.

    Criminal Justice Probation services, prisoner education programmes, prisoner operator models, commissioned by HM Prisons and Probation Service, HM Courts and Tribunals Service

    Health Health and Disability programmes commissioned by DWP and Local Government, bid support for NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups

    Skills Multiple successful UK Government funded skills programmes including ESFA / SFA