Demystifying Procurement and Bid Writing - Huntingdon
West Anglia Training Association
Old Houghton Road
Member Fee: £20.00 (plus VAT)
Non-Member Fee: £30.00 (plus VAT)
Fees are Per Delegate
Part one will help to demystify procurement from a bidders point of view by explaining why and how local Councils do the things they do when they want to do business with others. Delivered by Gus De Silva, Cambridgeshire County Council, this session will look at:
Procurement from a bidders point of view
Why Councils do the things they do
Tackling a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ)
Tendering and quoting
Tips for winning bids.
Part two will start to demystify bidding for public sector funding by considering whether bid writing is a science or a game of chance. Delivered by Kevin Taylor, Proactive Training Partnerships, this successful bid writing session will cover:
Is bid writing a science or a game of chance?
Understanding what is needed
Getting the messages and milestones right
Structuring a bid, delivery plans and financials
Importance of using the right language.
About our presenters:
Gus has more than 13 years procurement and contract management experience from reputable public and private sector organisations such as the BBC, Rolls-Royce, Lockheed Martin, NHS, Boots PLC and Land Securities. In 2011 he joined Cambridgeshire County Council to implement a new standard of procurement creating LGSS pro processes and policies and documentation.
Kevin runs Proactive Training Partnerships and delivers training to suit most business needs. He specialises in helping SMEs to source and gain external funding having previously held the post of Executive Director Business Development at a Regional College where he was responsible for successfully accessing grants and funding.
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Please note that fees are non-refundable for cancellations made within six working days of the event.
Chamber members can book this event online using a credit or debit card, simply follow the instructions below. For more information or to book a place as a non-member please contact Daisy Rivetti, Events Administrator on 01733 370809 or email D.Rivetti@cambscci.co.uk including your company name, all delegate names and job titles, and a contact telephone number.
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