McTimothy Associates

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Certificate in Contract Bidding, Tender and Proposal Administration – Specialization in Oil, Gas, Energy and Government Contracts.

Why Attend

An individual with responsibilities for bidding, tender and contract administration at your job and looking to solidifying your skills or you are an individual with career aspirations in contract bidding, and contract administration and want to stand out to employers, and you want to maximize your earning potentials, this training is for you. Irrespective of your educational background and experience, you are qualified to attend the training class.

Pre-requisites – Non

$ 217.87

Event Date: 23/11/2022 – 25/11/2022


Course Outlines


  • Introduction to bidding
  • Types of Tenders and how to identify key requirements
  • Bidding /Tender procedures
  • Contractor/Supplier registration (using NIPEX as example)
  • Contractor/Supplier appraisal
  • Tender Announcement, and publications
  • Pre-qualification and approved contractors/supplier lists
  • Invitation to tender


  • Analyzing the specification
  • Legal aspects of contract for projects
  • Understanding the scope and requirements
  • Tender Mistakes by Maurice Downing
  • Repetition (for ongoing contractor fail back up strong document & experience
  • Mother Statement (can be use during presentation but need to be back up during tenders)
  • Expert trap (showing wonderful ending without process)
  • Fatigue ( get so workup and you forget to cross T)
  • Template ( use one for all)
  • Tender strategy (Winning oriented)
  • Bid compilation
  • Bid layout and style
  • providing evidences
  • Effect of Pricing and pricing Intelligence
  • Contract review checklist
  • How to develop a Proposal for government contracts


  • Case study of an oil and gas contract
  • Case study of draft bid compilation
  • Case study of draft submission process
  • Bidding Platform
  • How to bid with (NIPEX portal)



Bids, Tenders & Proposals by Harold Lewis

The Shredder Test: a step-by-step guide to writing winning proposals by Robyn Haydon

Persuasive Business Proposals: Writing to Win More Customers, Clients, and Contracts by Tom Sant

Selling to the Government: What It Takes to compete and Win in the World’s Largest Market by Mark Amtower

Writing Winning Business Proposals, Third Edition by Richard C. Freed, Shervin Freed, and‎ Shervin Freed, and‎ Joe Romano

Benefits of attending the Training;

As an individual

You should be able to fit into the following role after the classes

  • Bid managers
  • Tender/Bidding Specialist
  • Proposals Manager, Strategic Projects
  • Tender Compliance Manager
  • Contract Administrator
  • Prepares tenders and standardized tender templates and documentation.
  • Develops the bid and tender strategy
  • Prepares initial tender documentation
  • Compilation of various input to create a more complete tender proposal
  • Assists in preparation and/or review of Tender Documentation Packages comprising of Instructions to Bidders, Contract Form, General Terms Conditions, Bid Forms, etc.
  • Maintains tender files and arranges their archiving upon Tender completion
  • Prepares correspondences to internal departments, bidders and contractors
  • Follow through successful acquisitions to completion
  • Bid via NIPEX portal for oil and gas related company.

As a Company

  • As a Vendor you can now participate in NNPC contracts above N25 million
  • Bid for IOCs contract on NIPEX platform


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