A simple step-by-step guide to writing a winning tender Lismore City Council, in partnership with Clarence Valley, Ballina Shire and Richmond Valley councils, are delivering workshops to help operators write winning
A simple step-by-step guide to writing a winning tender
Lismore City Council, in partnership with Clarence Valley, Ballina Shire and Richmond Valley councils, are delivering workshops to help operators write winning tenders that stand out from the crowd.
Lismore City Council Economic Development Manager Tina Irish said: “During Small Business Month we want to support businesses in our community to better understand Council’s procurement processes and know how to write winning tenders.”
With 16 years of tendering experience, Steven Vermey the Founder and Principal Trainer of Scarp Vantage Consulting, will deliver this step-by-step workshop. Steve has worked extensively with SME businesses around Australia, in particular on the NSW Mid Coast and Northern Rivers. Using this experience, he will let you know the latest best practice when developing a tender and how to stand out from the crowd.
- Understanding of why purchasers release EOIs and tenders and where to find them
- Appreciate modern day procurement – how it has changed over time
- Difference between government and private opportunities
- How opportunities are assessed (understand real tender needs)
- Deconstructing the request documentation – making sense of it all
- How to submit a conforming tender
- How to work more efficiently when navigating through procurement documents
- Creating a user-friendly template
- Indigenous Procurement Policy
- Being a local and how to stand out
- The risks of using previous tender responses as a template for a new tender
- Effectively managing the bid process and using task lists
- Understand Microsoft Word features useful for tendering
Due to COVID restrictions, this event is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.
(Tuesday) 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lismore Gateway Motel
Lismore Gateway Motel & Restaurant 99 Ballina Road
Lismore City Council