We believe a consultant must be excellent at doing, advising and teaching. You cannot advise or teach without doing; consultants need to be able to advise others on how to improve their world as well as do it for them; and… you get the picture.


Consultants are special animals that partner with clients to solve their problems using their know-how to deliver real business outcomes. We say ‘business outcomes’ because this is not just ‘for the wins’ – we want our customers’ world to be a better place after we leave.

BidCraft is its consultants. In a flat structure we all do what is needed to succeed.


Jon Darby

It’s the competitive nature of bidding that got me hooked. That was over twenty years ago. Since then – through the joy of winning and pain of losing – I’ve come to realise that winning business is an art.


Eve Upton

Did you know that saying “so what?” is a critical analytical skill in bidding? As soon as I found this out, I knew it was the career for me - and that was nineteen(!) years ago...

BidCraft is looking to hire

We're hiring!

APMP Foundation certified
APMP Practitioner certified
APMP Professional certified
APMP Capture Practitioner certified

At BidCraft, I help companies become the best bidding version of themselves. I love working with them to introduce new techniques, evolve what they have, and simplify how they do things.


I take huge pride in contributing to the bidding profession. I’ve served on the board of APMP UK rising to Chapter Chair in 2018. I'm a regular speaker at APMP events and webinars, and I’m an APMP UK Rapport mentor.


So what? I’m at the forefront of the bidding profession and I have the expertise and experience to make you more successful at winning business.

APMP Capture Practitioner certified
APMP Foundation certified
APMP Practitioner certified
Winner of APMP's Palm Award for best presentation at the Winning Business Virtual Conference in 2020.

At BidCraft I help companies become better at bidding. My favourite thing is to help them beat the competition, train the team, or get stuck in to improve their capability.


I enjoy contributing to the bidding profession by presenting at conferences, which is a blast. I love presenting something new and challenging each time to get people thinking. The community and shared therapy of the network hooked me immediately, and now I'm proud to be their Finance Director.


I have a degree in psychology from Leeds Uni, so yes, I do know what you are thinking...

Are you at the top of your game and want to help build the premier bidding services consultancy?

Let's talk.

We're hiring the following roles:


  1. Senior consultant

  2. Bid Co-ordinator

  3. Bid Writer

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We work with brilliant people and companies that let us flexibly scale to deliver solutions. This can range from delivering targeted interventions to deploying resources to win strategic bids

social value

We partner with experts at implementing enterprise-wide and tender-specific social value strategies

design thinking

We partner with design thinkers Ellis James Creative who bring your content and your strategic messaging to life

cost analysis & modelling

We have access to analytical modellers who engineer robust cost models that align requirements, costs, and proposal responses into a viable business case.

bid writers

They write coherent and compelling content that answers the question, earns the scores and pulls through your win themes. They're worth their weight in gold.

graphic design

Need your picture to paint a thousand words? We work with creative types who know the bidding world and convert sketches to slick on-brand diagrams.

bid managers

Bid Managers are the glue. The conductor of the symphony. We work with hugely experienced people who make an instant impact and lead the team on the journey to submission.


If your craft is bidding, and you’d like to work with a company that values your expertise and offers diverse assignments, then we’d love to hear from you.

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BidCraft is a climate positive workforce

Our employees care about doing the right thing and belonging to an ethical and sustainable business

Bidding values




be yourself


learn from mistakes


celebrate success


take responsibility


be curious