Bid Writing Services – Support Contract

Bid Writing Services – Support Contract

The University wishes to outsource interim on-site support for bid writing.

Contract summary


  • Business development consultancy services – 79411100

Location of contract


Value of contract


Published date

26 November 2018

Closing date

17 December 2018

Contract start date

04 February 2019

Contract end date

31 July 2019

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Research, Enterprise and Innovation (REI) is the Professional Service Group in the University that handles research and enterprise R&E) income for the University. This has been a major growth area for the University and future growth is targeted. In order to do this the University is committed to enhancing both its bid writing competence and capacity. The University does not currently employ dedicated bid writing staff though many business development managers have the ability to support academics in writing and developing successful bids.

The University wishes to outsource interim on-site support for bid writing for a six month period while it considers how best to enhance the quality and volume of its bids to formal funding calls, of which bid writing strategy is a key element.

The University has sourced support for the last year, which finishes end January 2019. The support included more extensive managerial support than the University now requires for this tender as it intends to use its own systems and line management to handle the bid writing services.


About the buyer


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Other information


Link to LSBU esourcing portal

All tender documents available from the link below. Click on “current opportunities” to view a summary of the requirement.


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.