Bid Manager

Location: South West
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 20181212

A leading national law firm based in Bristol is currently seeking a Bid Manager to join their team. This award winning firm has a strong entrepreneurial culture, collaborative approach and believes in continuous growth. You will be a part of a bids team, reporting to the Senior Bid Manager with support from the rest of the team.

 

The Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop a deep knowledge of the firms offering and why they are different – by immersing yourself in the business and understanding their core sectors, clients and service lines.
  • Produce tender analysis informing management information and reporting from all opportunities.
  • Interpreting requirements and advising bid teams on strategy/approach.
  • Writing compelling copy for proposals.
  • Maintaining and updating a bid library of precedent text for tenders.
  • Project managing tenders from opportunity assessment stage through to drafting, submission, post submission feedback and reporting.
  • Managing bid team input at all levels in the business.
  • Preparing teams for presentations and pitches to clients.
  • Managing the continuous development of systems and processes to assist tender production.
  • Working with the firm’s pricing team to develop pricing strategy

The Candidate:

  • Experience of working in a professional services environment is preferred.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to work to multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Experience in managing bids from start to finish.
  • Experience of working with colleagues at all levels with the ability to interact and communicate well.

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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