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Who We Are

We provide bid solutions to help you win public and private sector contracts.

Based in the North East of Scotland, The Sidylle Group is a Bid Writing and Proposals Management Consultancy which focuses on Bid Management, Proposals Writing, Bid Content Libraries, Editorial Services and Bid Writing Training.


We have an impressive win rate of over 90% and over the last 18 years, we have supported our small, medium and multinational Clients with Public and Private Sector bids and tenders globally, across multiple sectors. We have worked on single bid submissions worth over £500M and a combined bid value in billions of pounds.

At The Sidylle Group, we want to win, all the time! Therefore, we ensure that every service we offer is of the highest standard possible. Each proposal or bid prepared by The Sidylle Group is tailored to suit the intended Client, to ensure that the response is targeted and in line with the required expectations. Our team is APMP certified and Shipley trained, so we ensure compliance with bid best practices.

We provide a comprehensive bid management service to help identify gaps and opportunities within your business. We can provide a comprehensive report that includes detailed findings from bid audits and review, a bid project plan with timelines and milestones, personalised training schedule and a detailed bid writing schedule. We can also help you prepare a suite of quality bid content templates,  helping you prepare your bid responses more efficiently.

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Meet Our Bid Director


Dr. Idara Umoh, CP APMP

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Our award winning Bid Director is always on-hand to provide all the support required to improve bid management processes, helping businesses write winning responses to win new business/contracts. She is passionate about business growth and communications. As a result, her focus is on helping businesses win by communicating strategically and accurately through their bids, proposals and tender responses.

With over 17 years of experience in Proposals Management and Bid Writing at Director level, Idara has helped several multinational, medium and small businesses win millions of dollars in new business both locally and globally. This includes contracts from private and public sector organisations. She has during her career prepared and won tenders within the UK, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia etc. for contract values up to £500M. Her experience has expanded to cover the Oil and Gas sector, Construction, Infrastructure, Health and Wellbeing, Health and Social Care, IT, Education, Software and FM etc.

She is a recipient of the Association of Proposals Management Professionals - APMP 40 under 40 award, recognising her significant contribution to the Proposal Management profession and also been named a finalist in the Energy Woman of the Year category at the prestigious Middle East Energy Awards in Dubai - UAE.

Dr. Umoh holds a PhD and a MSc in Business/Corporate Communications from The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. She is APMP certified to Practitioner level - CP APMP and Shipley trained in proposals management. She is bilingual - English (native language) and French and uses this skill to ensure localisation in bilingual bid responses.

She is focused on improving the bid management process to increase each business' effectiveness within their capability. She is extremely passionate about winning work and ensuring that the content of each Client's bid, proposal or tender response is of the highest standard possible.

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