Rod Orman

Bid Writer


Rod is a senior bid writer, with more than six years’ experience in the construction and IT infrastructure sectors. He is proactive, organised and a key team player, with experience in end-to-end bid management. Rod has an eye for detail that he uses to craft compelling tenders that align with the client’s requirements. Previous work experience in electronics design, pre-sales and professional services management has provided him with solid technical and commercial based knowledge. Working for global companies and travelling extensively for business have enabled Rod to understand many cultures and to hone his communication skills.

Skills and behaviours

  • Managing bids
  • Developing solutions
  • Bid writing, proofreading and editing
  • Managing customer expectations and understanding customer needs
  • Breaking down complex tasks into manageable pieces
  • Utilising commercial business experience
  • Maintaining a hollistic view
  • Working effectively as part of a team

Experience and successes

Projects Rod has worked on include supporting transport projects in Ireland and local authority footway and carriageway resurfacing contracts for Tier 1 and 2 clients in the UK.

Case studies

The Network Rail Southern Integrated Delivery portfolio for CP7 and CP8

EiB plays a part in the proposed Lower Thames Crossing


Transport for Greater Manchester’s clean air zone – largest improvement of air quality in the UK