ORIGINS OF THE BRIDGE
After working on numerous tender processes responding to the New Zealand Government’s wellbeing and social procurement agenda, George Hulbert and Scott Jacobs decided to form The Bridge.
George and Scott are passionate about helping organisations to:
Adapt to the New Zealand Government's agenda, including under MBIE’s Broader Outcomes Framework
Align with it - and prove your alignment through action
Achieve more as a result: do well, do good, and do better.
To experience The Bridge for yourself, get in touch and let’s discuss what we can do for you.
OUTCOMES-FOCUSED PURSUIT STRATEGISTS
Get to Know Us
As experienced business development and pursuit strategists, passionate about equipping companies with the tools to win more business, we are primarily focused on helping businesses and consortiums to navigate the Government's Broader Outcomes framework.
Everything we do is practical, hands-on and outcomes-driven; better outcomes for you and stronger alignment with procuring agencies.
A specialist in helping organisations to target and win procured work for many years now, George tuned into the Broader Outcomes as they emerged in 2018, inspired by the opportunity to help companies to do good while doing better.
As founder of The Clarity Business, which delivers effective communications strategies, George is a passionate advocate of the need for organisations’ actions to align with - and deliver on - the words they say.
He is driven to find new ways to help companies to:
Align with and succeed under the Broader Outcomes
Create plans that deliver on their values and leave a strong legacy of good
Engage and involve the communities and environments in which they work
Achieve more – and better.
Scott is a business development and pursuits strategist who has spent many years working with all types of leading organisations on their client development and tender-based opportunities. He has a particular interest in how private sector organisations are responding to the government's outcome-based, wellbeing framework and what challenges they need to overcome to get ahead.
Before co-founding The Bridge, Scott was the Business Development & Marketing Director for MinterEllisonRuddWatts, one of New Zealand's leading commercial law firms. Prior to that, Scott was the Australasian Head of Business Development for EY.
In addition to his interest in sustainability and customer centricity, Scott delivers the following benefits for our clients:
Distilling clear and effective market strategies and value propositions that will give you an edge with outcomes-driven clients
Strategic pursuits support on large government tenders (whether for central or local government agencies)
How to put in place more effective client relationship management strategies that are fit for the current climate
OUR COMPETITIVE EDGE
WE'RE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & PURSUIT STRATEGISTS
We join these disciplines together, bridging your world and the Government’s agenda to deliver proven strategies that work.
Working to help organisations and consortia to win $ billions in work since this environment emerged in 2018, George and Scott understand the challenges and know how to help businesses succeed.
CONNECTIONS & UNDERSTANDING
We can help you navigate the system - creating strategies that deliver while helping you to connect with other organisations that can help.