Project phase is a period that a project goes through during its life cycle (usually, it is a collection of logically related activities culminating in the attainment of a major milestone). Generally, we can work with five project phases.
Bid Manager is part of Business Development Ecosystem who cannot survive alone without the other key stakeholders such as Sales, Business Development, Technical Architects, Delivery, Pricing, Legal, HR, Admin, Quality, Finance and other relevant stakeholders that always change from case to case basis.
Pre-RFX stage is like preparing for examination; RFX floating is like releasing/posting the Exam schedule; Tender Doc. Fee and EMD are like Examination Fee. RFX is the question paper;
– and your bid can meet, and hopefully exceed, these key criteria. They will very likely happily pay that little bit extra for the peace of mind of having both their stated AND their implied needs so convincingly catered for.
Arrange daily stand-up meetings with everyone involved
Everyone should get together each day for updated progress meetings and to recap what tasks are due in the short term.
The purpose of Bid and Proposal Con is to share best practices and to learn. So make sure you are taking full advantage of this opportunity. If you want to know more about a certain topic or need clarification on something presented, speak up! Make the most out of the session.