Our client won one of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) contracts to support infrastructure upgrades for military bases used by the United States Visiting Forces (USVF). Led by Managing Director Chris Geyton, the team collaborated with our client, providing bid management and technical writing support.

The opportunity

The DIO required a collborative delivery partner to drive their strategic objectives for the delivery partner technical support contracts. The contract will run for five years initially, with our client responsible for project management and technical services.

EiB approach and involvement

EiB provided bid management, writing and strategic review/challenge throughout 2020, working with our client to quickly adopt tools to continue working during the pandemic. The team utilised Microsoft Teams to facilitate strong communication throughout the bid, collaboratively developing the bid responses through SharePoint and remote meetings to assist our client prepare for engagement and behavioural assessment with the DIO. We also overcame the challenges of working remotely and utilised collaborative platforms to provide our client with coaching, ahead of workshops with the DIO.

Success and outcomes

Our client secured the contract and will be involved with USVF for the next five years as it continues to increase its investment in the UK estate.