Jenny B

Senior Bid Writer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
Project Manager - Writer
2 Connections

Companies I’ve worked with

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    The Children's Society

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      Victim Support

      • T

        The International School of Moscow

        • B

          Bedford Borough Council

          Work history

          Currently

          Senior Bid Writer

          The Children's Society

          Oct 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • ● Successfully sustaining a portfolio of £10 million restricted income projects funded by institutional funders and grant funder by overseeing and developing the submission of robust, compelling and winning proposals. ● Increased the portfolio by £2.3 million within 4 months in position. ● Project managing proposals including setting up milestone timescales, writing narrative applications, financial modelling, corporate information, and ensuring all aspects are compliant with the funder’s/governmental procurement regulations. ● Engaging internal/external stakeholders. ● Analysing gaps, issues and risks, and working with a range of colleagues to reach solutions. ● Representing The Children’s Society at meetings, events and networks. ● Carrying out research/intelligence gathering process. ● Managing competing workload pressures and multiple conflicting deadlines. ● Carrying out lessons learned and ensuring identified best practice is embedded into future projects.

          2017

          Bid Writer

          Victim Support

          Oct 2016 - Jul 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • ● Managing, writing, and editing compelling, accurate bids, including project development meetings, liaising with subject-matter experts, creating presentations, delivering interview preparation, and organising hand-over meetings with implementation teams. ● Increased the portfolio of services by £1.262 million within 9 months. ● Monitored new funding opportunities from existing/new funders. ● Supporting regional operational teams to design services for victims of crime. ● Presenting complex technical information in an easy-to-read and engaging way. ● Utilising a variety of qualitative and quantitative data sources to strengthen proposals. ● Working with internal/external stakeholders. ● Monitoring and evaluating outcomes of projects and embedding lessons learned.

          2017

          Legal Clerk - temp

          Bedford Borough Council

          Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • ● Providing administrative support to the Children's Services Legal Team. ● Managing the Case Management System, keeping accurate records, providing information and statistics to a team of Solicitors. ● Dealing with confidential documents and processing them appropriately according to legal procedure. ● First point of contact for the Children's Services Team, ensuring all communications are of a professional/high standard. ● Diary management.

          2016

          Aug 2014 - Jul 2016
          • Moscow, Russia
          • Full Time
          • ● Supporting children’s learning with a focus on core subjects. ● Working in a multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment. ● Liaising with parents regarding school procedures and the progress of their child throughout each term ● Diary organisation, arranging meetings and school trips. ● Handling incoming / outgoing calls and correspondence. ● Analysing assessment results and setting objectives for students.

          2016

          Aug 2014 - Jul 2016
          • Moscow, Russia
          • Full Time
          • ● Organising and running a calendar of charitable events throughout the school term. Highlights include: ○ Fundraised 5000 Euro for the Speransky Children’s Hospital Fund by organising the donation of high profile raffle prizes. ○ Coordinated with the Refugee Repatriation Centre and organised the donation and collection of nutritious food for pregnant women and malnourished children. ○ Organised the donation of Christmas presents to over 300 orphaned children living outside the Moscow Region.

          Education

          Currently

          2:1 BA (Hons) Modern Language Studies

          The University of Manchester

          Aug 2010
          • Manchester, United Kingdom
          • French and Russian