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2017-06-15 00:00

This law firm in the North West is looking for an experienced Bid Manager to join their well-established Business Development team. This position will report directly into the Head of Business Development.


The Responsibilities:


  • Monitor appropriate resources for emerging bids across all segments and regions and create a database to identify when key prospects or clients are likely to go out to tender.
  • Develop and implement an effective ‘ bid process’ for the firm, so that all Partners are aware of the procedures that are to be followed and the support that will be provided by the Marketing team.
  • Create and maintain a ‘ knowledge bank’ of standard or frequently used information for bids & pitches.
  • Co-ordinate the production of all bids & pitches, including panel reviews with the Business Development team.
  • Manage the content and production of bid and presentation documentation and slides in accordance with Corporate Standards.
  • Work closely with the Business Development team to organise appropriate Partners and fee earners for each bid and or presentation..
  • Generate and coordinate regular and ad hoc reports on bid & pitch performance, recording new business enquiries, wins and losses.
  • Provide coaching/mentoring support for Partners on bids, pitches and presentations and coordinate agreed training programmes where appropriate.
  • Conduct feedback meetings, either face to face or by telephone, with clients on bids and pitches to gain intelligence on how the firm may improve its offering.
  • Obtain competitor intelligence and track activity.
  • Assist with ad hoc business development & marketing projects that may require additional resource.


The Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Minimum  5 years’ experience gained in a similar role within professional services
  • Proven bid management experience
  • 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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