Marion Weatherall

Senior Bid Manager

Bio:

As an accomplished Senior Bid Manager and APMP Practitioner, Marion loves taking on new challenges. Over the last 12 years, she has developed excellent bid and project management skills, project, process, and people management experience, excellent writing skills, and strong work ethics. Her innate drive to achieve the highest levels of quality and collaboration within tight deadlines has enabled her thoughtful and efficient engagement with global virtual teams across many sectors and countries.

Skills and behaviours

  • Bid strategy, process and management
  • Bid writing, reviewing and editing
  • Team management and leadership
  • Presentation skills
  • Analytical, organised and meticulous
  • Adapting to client needs
  • Vigilant, consultative, critical and disciplined
  • Accommodating, trusting and perceptive
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Strong people orientation
  • Collaborates with openness and trust
  • Monitors outcomes carefully.

Experience and successes

Marion has experience in bidding for both the public and private sectors, especially in rail, highways, construction, facilities management, and IT. She recently worked on Network Rail CP7, Midlands Highways Alliance +, and Gatwick Airport Pier 6 Western extension bids.

Marion also led a team of eight to redevelop her company’s bidding best practices handbook. Playing a key part in this initiative, she delivered the project on time and to a high standard for major stakeholders.

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