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 hone his communication skills.

Skills and behaviours

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

Experience and successes

Projects Rod has worked on include transport projects in Ireland and the UK for Tier 1 contractors, UK water industry projects for an industry leader in Ireland and local authority footway and carriageway resurfacing contracts for Tier 1 and 2 contractors.

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