Shakeel Cox-Henry

Bid Writer


Shakeel is a valuable member of our bid writing team as a skilled communicator with exceptional writing skills. He utilises this, alongside his experience in the industry, to create high-quality, technically proficient tenders and to provide challenge and review to our clients. His strong work ethic has enabled him to support clients in the rail, highways and utilities sectors to meet strict deadlines while maintaining our high standards of quality.

Shakeel has also used his discipline and organisational skills to coordinate large, complex tenders.

Skills and behaviours

  • Bid writing and coordination
  • Managing stakeholder engagement and relationships
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Collaborating
  • Being analytical and meticulous
  • Focusing on goals, tasks and deadlines
  • Approaching tasks confidently and being persuasive
  • Working enthusiastically as part of a team
  • Maintaining high integrity
  • Keeping calm under pressure
  • Adapting to team dynamics

Experience and successes

Projects Shakeel has worked on include a £1.6 billion civils and infrastructure framework, Network Rail’s CP7 framework, Irish Water’s regional water treatment upgrades and HS2 Birmingham Interchange Station. In 2023, Shakeel was nominated for Best Newcomer in the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Awards.

Case studies

Four Years of the APMP Awards


The Network Rail Southern Integrated Delivery portfolio for CP7 and CP8

Pagabo £1.6 billion Civils and Infrastructure framework – establishing a social value legacy

AMP7 framework – Northumbrian Water