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2017-06-08 00:00

A leading accountancy firm is recruiting for a Bid Manager to join their established team in the North East of England. This role is both strategic and operational and will suit a strong writer and dedicated project manager. Previous experience within professional services is a requirement for the successful candidate.


The Responsibilities:


  • Manage the end to end bid process, ensuring bid procedures are adhered to
  • Manage the bid qualification (bid/no bid) process for new opportunities
  • Ensure each bid is in line with firm strategy and is commercially sound
  • Contribute to the written document when required – for both the bid document and presentation
  • Ensure all bids are brand compliant and in support of the firm’s communications strategy
  • Manage the budget for each bid
  • Undertake post bid reviews for both wins and losses internally and externally
  • Work with the Bid Director, Head of BD and L&D team to ensure appropriate bid training is delivered across the business


The Candidate:


  • Strong experience in bid best practice and project managing bids – ideally in a professional services environment
  • Ideally APMP qualified
  • A professional, credible and confident communicator, with strong influencing skills and the ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels within the firm
  • Solid and relevant commercial understanding and experience
  • A proactive and self-motivated individual
  • Management of own workload with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel nationally if required to support bids


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.


Blue Enterprises offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.


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