Zak Altay

Bid Writer


Zak is a determined, adaptable and resilient individual. He brings his love of writing to produce high-quality, coherent bid submissions, working within demanding, deadline driven environments. As a former teacher, Zak is well accustomed to ensuring the work he produces is clear, concise and relevant. He is outgoing, with a great eye for detail, and strives to deliver results and exceed expectations. Zak brings experience of leading workshops with SMEs and meeting tight word limits.

Skills and behaviours

  • Bid writing, proofreading and editing
  • Developing positive relationships with clients
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Organisational skills
  • Remaining calm when working in demanding environments
  • Adapting to client needs
  • Writing for creative purposes

Experience and successes

Zak has worked in a range of sectors, including two multi-billion-pound bids in Saudi Arabia. The first was for ‘The Line’ and the second for an entertainment complex across two locations – the responses for this tender received the highest technical scores. Other bids he has worked on include United Utilities AMP8 CDP Framework, PALLAS, RVD Bridge and PSV Self-Propelled Modular Transporter Operators.

Outside of bidding, Zak received an award for ‘Volunteer of the Year’ at the 2013 Crystal Palace Football Club POTY awards, for his work in teaching English to children in the local community.

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