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Bid Manager

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Wales

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Permanent

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2017-02-24 00:00

A top 100 UK law firm is currently recruiting for a Bid Manager to join their team in Cardiff. You will work closely with partners and sector group heads to deliver high quality bids and tenders. The successful candidate will have experience providing ongoing relationship management support and nurturing existing clients, preferably within the public, education and social housing sectors.

 

The Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in writing the firm’s most strategically important bids and tenders
  • Delegating the writing of day to day bids, tenders and credentials documents, along with general marketing and contract management support work to a supporting executive
  • Managing a bids databank to support the bids and tenders activity of the firm
  • Monitoring the firm’s compliance with service level agreements and obligations under legal framework appointments
  • Ensuring a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy is delivered to clients and potential clients within the public, third and social housing sectors
  • Organising and facilitating, a regular schedule of relationship management meetings with public, education and social housing sector clients
  • Following up with clients on reasons for success or failure in pitches and tenders
  • Establishing an excellent working relationships and personal credibility with divisional heads, partners, other lawyers and support staff across the firm

 

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience of bids and tenders management in legal or professional services
  • Experience of working in the public sector/with public sector clients and an understanding of public procurement
  • Proven experience working in a role involving business development and client relationship management within professional services
  • An excellent standard of verbal and written communications
  • Advanced level of Microsoft packages Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

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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