Bid Manager

Location: South West
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Dependant upon experience
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 06 April 2018

This leading Professional Services firm is recruiting a Bid Manager to join their team in the South West. The holder will be responsible for managing the bid process for the firm while overseeing a bid team of 4 persons.

The Responsibilities:

  • Ultimate responsibility and management of the Bid Team;
  • Oversee the delivery of bids, ensuring effective management, identifying win themes and unique selling points;
  • Work directly with the Partners to provide a strategic focus, scoping each opportunity to help determine what clients really want and identify how our services will match their needs;
  • Manage, develop and continuously improve the firm’s bid strategy;
  • Maintain relationships with Subject Matter Experts across the firm;
  • Make recommendations on collateral to share with clients;
  • Facilitate kick off sessions;
  • Provide independent review of bid materials and coordinate additional reviews across the firm;
  • Carry out internal team debriefs and lessons learnt reviews with the client.
  • Provide Business Development support to the Public Sector group.
  • Provide advice, coaching, best practice training across all levels of fee earners;
  • Carry out ongoing monitoring of work flow and communication with client post-win;
  • Ensure regular and transparent reporting including monthly Board reports; and
  • Work with external consultants when needed.

The Candidate:

  • Previous bids experience either in a standalone role or a business development role
  • Experience from a professional services background highly desired

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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