PRINCIPAL – BIDDING
CORE SKILLS: Technical writing, tender and bid management, strategic business development, quality and business management systems, creative marketing and pitching.
Melanie has more than a decade of experience in technical/bid writing and bid management. She is experienced in strategic business development, helping clients develop and understand their value proposition.
She also implements business improvement plans, work programming and quality management processes.
At Height, Melanie has prepared winning tenders for local government contracts across a variety of maintenance and construction services – open space management, public transport, three waters, facilities management, roading and utilities.
Previously, Melanie has worked for local government service providers, an international development consultancy, and in London for an international forestry consultancy. In these roles she's written winning proposals for contracts with NZ local authorities, the Asian Development Bank, World Bank and NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Melanie adopts a methodical approach to the practical aspects of writing, managing and consolidating the inputs of multiple contributors, and coordinating the production and packaging of the bid document.
Melanie has a first degree in Geography and a Postgraduate Diploma in Science.
She is a mum of two and is a volunteer for local sport and community organisations.