Charles Smith

Bid Writer


As a key member of our bid writing team, Charles draws on his established communication, research, writing and editing skills to deliver successful tenders across a range of sectors including highways, rail, energy, and professional services. His open and personable approach enables him to build collaborative relationships with clients from all industries and backgrounds, delivering support and challenge to ensure successful, compelling bid responses. His academic and publishing background give Charles excellent prose skills and a deep understanding of analytical and editorial best-practice, enabling him to support our clients’ tenders from draft through review, challenge, and final submission.

Skills and behaviours

  • Bid writing, editing and proofreading
  • Building collaborative relationships with clients
  • Market and project research
  • Graphic design and formatting
  • Confident review and constructive challenge
  • Flexible and versatile project support
  • Consistency and language review
  • Enthusiastic engagement with client teams

Experience and successes

Charles has delivered end-to-end technical quality responses for clients of all sizes across a range of sectors. Recent relevant experience includes developing professional services submissions for two work packages on the 100km Peak Cluster carbon capture pipeline, local authority term maintenance responses for West Sussex Highways and case study development for Network Rail’s NW&C Environmental Resources Framework.

Case studies

EiB plays a part in the proposed Lower Thames Crossing


0–25 Durham Family Health Service – enhancing our client’s delivery model

The Network Rail Southern Integrated Delivery portfolio for CP7 and CP8