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2017-04-07 00:00

The Company: 


A leading London architecture firm design looking for an experienced Bid Manager to join their team. This position will report directly to the Executive Director. The Bid Manager and will play a key part of the business development for the firm, working alongside the writing team.


The Responsibilities:


  • Set up, implement and manage the bid/proposal qualification (bid go / no go) and planning processes for new opportunities.
  • Set up and implementing governance structures for bids and proposals including document version control and review and sign off procedures and processes.
  • Champion bid and proposal document management and change control best practices across the business.
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications team to ensure bids and proposals are aligned to Design Council marketing and communication strategies.
  • Coordination of and development of bid information
  • Manage and lead the bid and proposal production to deliver compliant, professionally produced proposals within client or tender organisation defined timeframes.
  • Contribution to development and implementation of the bid improvement plan
  • Championing bid best practice throughout the firm
  • Identify, track and manage risk throughout the bid process
  • Manage the bid budget
  • Obtaining client feedback, and participating in the CRM process when appropriate


The Candidate:

  • Degree educated
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Experience of construction/maintenance/building environment and relevant sectors
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to interact and work with the senior management team


Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.


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