Bid Manager – Bristol

Location: South West
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Contract/Temporary
Date posted: 19/06/2024

An award-winning national law firm are searching for an experienced Bid Manager to join their team on a 12-month contract. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting strategic tenders across both public and private sector opportunities, using your skills to implement best practice approaches and increase the probability of success. You will be responsible for crafting compelling and effective submission content, and working closely with senior stakeholders to influence and shape pursuit strategies. There will be some travel required to their Bristol office.

The Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of cross-firm strategic tenders, utilising expertise to influence stakeholders.
  • Using Pursuit tools to conduct consistent SWOT analysis, competitor analysis, stakeholder analysis, and identify points of engagement.
  • Driving forward and achieving key milestones, from inception to delivery.
  • Drafting compelling responses, aiming to help the firm stand out from competitors.
  • Coach teams to deliver pitch presentations and interviews, in line with the firm’s best practice.
  • Lead external debriefs, gathering feedback and insights to inform future pursuit strategy decisions.
  • Proactively upskill relevant members of the marketing team and the wider business, sharing your knowledge and expertise to drive the firm’s growth.

The Candidate:

  • Previous proposals experience working within a legal / professional services firm.
  • Strong track record of supporting the full bid cycle.
  • Confident in strategically leading and advising bid teams.
  • Excellent influencing, strong verbal and written communication and facilitation skills.

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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