About

Propeller Studios: Bid Consultancy Services & Software Applications

Propeller Studios was founded in 2001 by Andy Hammond, who has over thirty five years’ experience at Senior Director level in the construction industry. Propeller Studios has grown rapidly and is widely respected for providing exceptional bid consultancy services and award-winning software applications, designed specifically to save businesses time, money and help them to win more work. Based in Hertfordshire, but with nationwide coverage, Propeller has received a number of awards, including Builder Magazine’s Most Innovative Product and Hertfordshire Business Awards’ Business of the Year.

 

Our Bid Consultancy team are qualified and experienced construction professionals. Unlike many of our competitors, our Bid Writing Team are not only skilled and experienced bid writers able to craft persuasive and bid winning text, they are also qualified construction professionals with experience from working in both SMEs and national contractors.

 

This technical understanding means they are experts in getting ‘under the skin’ of your business, talking to your teams and extracting their knowledge and ensuring your bid is written to maximise the value you will bring to your clients. Our directly employed team has over 100 years combined experience of bid writing. Our combined experience includes:

 

  • direct experience of managing in-house bid teams for large national contractors
  • extensive experience of managing, writing and winning public sector bids up to £5bn in value
  • experience of new build, responsive and planned maintenance, retrofit, social and affordable housing, open market sale, extra care and education
  • experience of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and heating, micro generation technologies, district heating solutions, Green Deal
  • road, rail and infrastructure works
  • member of the Chartered Institute of Builders
  • CITB Ambassador
  • Institute of Safety and Health qualified
  • trained in Neuro Linguistic Programming approach to client communications
  • working as a part of the committee with the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister to formulate the basis of partnership working and framework contracting

Propeller has helped secure over £18Bn worth of contracts and opportunities. We have achieved:

 

  • 97% success rate at PQQ/SQ stage
  • 80% success rates on Framework Contracts
  • 63% success rate of achieving highest quality submission at tender stage
  • 93% of achieving top 3 quality score on tender submissions

The event was very informative, as it allowed us to familiarise with the key principle to ensure we are still hitting the mark.

Civil engineering contractor, Civil Engineering & Construction

We achieved a pass rate

98%

Pre-qualification stage

The largest win was the Department for Education's

£4bn

Schools' framework

Our smallest win was for a contractor

£875,000

Northamptonshire

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