Bid Executive

Location: London
Salary: £35,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 24 May 2018

A leading specialist law firm based in London is looking for a Bid Executive to join their Business Development team. The main purpose of the role is to work as part of the team to support and deliver all bid related activities. There will be a strong focus on pre and early stage tender activities. This role will report to the Head of Bids.

The Responsibilities:

  • Working with bid managers on bids and client-requested capability proposals, including organising and facilitating meetings
  • Create documentation for inclusion in tender submissions
  • Support the Head of Bids in the implementing firm-wide initiatives around bids best practice and other bid related solutions
  • Assist in identifying win strategies, key sales messages and writing/editing as required
  • Compile pre-tender documentation through client, deal, sector and competitor research
  • Maintain the Bid Library system to ensure that all relevant bid information and best in class answers are readily accessible to bids and the wider Go to Market team
  • Assist the Head of Bids in preparing for bid presentations
  • Monitor tender portals and communicate relevant tenders to the Head of Bids
  • Manage the internal Bids portal ensuring all bid related information is accessible to the Bid, Go to Market and Compliance teams
  • Support bid managers in working closely with the Client Development Team to ensure the smooth delivery of commitments promised in successful bids

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equvilent
  • Professional services experience would be advantageous
  • Able to manage a number of tasks simultaneously and work well under pressure, including to tight deadlines
  • Confident and credible in dealing with the business and its customers including understanding the importance of good reporting

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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