About us

The Bid Manager

The Bid Manager specialises in bid management, proposing business solutions, writing business bids and tenders and the presentation of the bid.

The Bid Manager is the trade mark designating the bid management consultancy, mentoring, support and training offered by Ms Lee Lister our Managing Consultant.

Bid Management Consultancy, Training and Mentoring – tailored to your company’s requirements

The Bid Manager is part of Biz Guru Ltd.

Biz Guru Ltd works virtually and internationally, having consulted and trained all over the world.

The Director

Lee Lister is an international bid and business consultant with more than 30 years management and consultancy experience  in projects for Banking, Finance, Insurance, Retail, Travel, Leisure, NHS and Government bodies. She also has 25 years bid management experience ranging from bids for medium companies to large international and country infrastructure bids.

Whilst working in the Far East she became a recognized expert on preparing and evaluating large World Bank Proposals (infrastructure and business process projects within developing Countries). She also consulted on setting the World Bank Bid Evaluation Criteria. This expertise was acknowledged by an invitation to be the principle speaker at an International Business Development Conference in Washington, USA. She has also consulted at very senior and level and with government officials in several countries.

She is a published author of numerous books including three on Bid Management and one on Project Management – FastTrack Bid Management, FastTrack The Winning Solution, Proposal Writing for Smaller Businesses and FastTrack Project Management.  They can be found on major online book stores and on our websites.

She has written her own bid management methodology called SuperBid as well as actively training in Bid Management. Her experience encompasses, bid management, bid evaluation, negotiation, bid training, consultancy and programme management.  She has set up numerous bid management environments in medium and large companies and her training courses have sold all over the world.  On the internet she is known as The Bid Manager and owns and manages www.bid-manager.com  and www.bidtraining.com

Lee has managed several large teams, including numerous sub-contractors, sometimes over several countries. She was Bid Manager for several large banking infrastructure proposals (>£1.5m), Philippines’ Social Services System (£33m) and consultancy on bid specifications for tax projects in China and Cambodia. These bids included proposals involving large-scale deployment of hardware, applications and staff around “third world countries” as well as outsourcing full business processes.

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