Our Approach to Efficient and Effective Tendering

An efficient and effective tendering system, achieved through a structured approach, accelerates maturity and success.

Developing an
Effective and Efficient
Tendering System

The number one differentiator between businesses that win tenders and those that don’t is that winners have in place an efficient and effective tendering system.

Your system and tendering maturity level will determine the most appropriate Bid Service.

More effort and investment deliver results and reduce costs over time. Tender feedback identifies areas for improvement and refines the approach for future success.

Three steps accelerate success:

Systemise: Standardise and streamline repetitive tendering information. Build systems, templates and content blocks.

Optimise: Reduce the time taken to produce responses. Build teams, processes, reviews and feedback loops.

Maximise: Measure the win rate and strive for improvement. Improve the process, document quality, and production time.

Our Specialist Tender Services

Everything a business needs to prepare and submit winning tenders.

Prepare your business for competitive tenders

Define your proposition to show real buyer value by identifying and targeting prospective customers and create compelling, supporting tender content highlighting your capability, experience, and expertise.

  • Opportunity Targeting
  • Qualification Process Design
  • Bid Process Design
  • Library Development
  • Template Design
  • Content Writing & Editing
  • Graphics & Branding
  • Features, Benefits & Discriminators
  • Service Themes & Statements

Produce Best-In-Class Winning Tenders

Create tender responses that are compliant, compelling, persuasive and articulate value so that buyers will consistently want to buy from you. We help you outscore the competition to win, retain, and grow your most important contracts.

  • 8-Step Tender Development
  • Kick-Off
  • Win Strategy
  • Storyboarding & Bid Writing
  • Solution Design
  • Commercial Strategy
  • Reviews & Approvals
  • Production & Delivery
  • Learning Review
  • Post Submission Activity

Appraise Your Tender Efficiency & Effectiveness

Reviewing—against best practice and experience—your win rates, processes, submissions, tender team, production environment, systems, and technologies. We report on areas that are preventing sales and growth.

  • Tender Evaluation
  • Appraisal
  • Best Practice review
  • Reporting
  • Bid Process
  • Bid Quality
  • Bid Efficiency
  • Bid Effectiveness

Proven Winning Strategy

We win tenders, consistently. Our strategies are based on experience and success. We collaborate with SMEs to consistently and systematically bid, win, and repeat.

Experience & Expertise

We use proven methods to develop winning strategies through storyboarding, coaching, and hands-on proposal development. Responsible for some of the country’s most substantial tender projects, we qualify, strategise, plan, author, and graphically design responses that consistently outscore the competition.

Multi-award winning bid specialist:

  • 25-years experience
  • 10K+ tenders completed
  • MBA-qualified
  • IntertradeIreland go-2-tender mentor
  • Multi-million euro contracts
  • Trusted winning process
  • 85% win rate
  • Multiple awards winner

Davey Owens, MBA
Bid Specialists Founder & Principal

Davey Owens, MBA
Bid Specialists Founder & Principal

A winner of the 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2021 Tech Excellence Awards for client projects.

We work with the best

What our clients have to say

“Bid Specialists played a crucial role in our successful bid for a government-funded contract. Their comprehensive expertise in bid planning, bid management, win strategy, commercial strategy, writing and editing, and graphic design helped us stand out from the competition and secure the contract. We were impressed by their attention to detail and exceptional communication skills throughout the process. We highly recommend Bid Specialists to anyone seeking to win competitive tenders.”

Conor MacGowan

What our clients have to say

“Always enjoy working on a Tender with Davey. Not only does he do a great job on the tender document but he also does a great job in really getting you to refocus on your business goals and message. Highly recommend.”

Tara Beattie

What our clients have to say

“I can’t recommend the bid specialists team any higher. I’ve worked with them for years and will continue to work with the team into the future”

Mark O'Connor