Senior Bid Manager

Location: Midlands
Salary: up to £75,000.00
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 11/05/2022

An award-winning full service law firm is seeking a Senior Bid Manager to work within the national tenders and bids team and lead activity across the UK. This position has high-level of exposure to the partnership and have a key focus across all sectors, service lines and offices. You will report to the Associate Directors and will be based in any of the firm’s offices.

The Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively working as part of a team to identify and log opportunities for bid planning, scoping, and drafting responses
  • Take ownership and lead on bid planning, preparation, delivery, debrief and all aspects of bid responses
  • Able to coach teams in rehearsing for presentations and interviews and lead internal and external debriefs
  • Drive bids forward though well-planned, and controlled processes using project management skills
  • Contributing to best practice on win strategy for each bid, including consideration of commercial strategies and the reasons for adopting those strategies
  • Working with lawyers to formulate models for an attractive and profitable offer

The Candidate:

  • Experience of managing bids in a law firm
  • Ability to work effectively, including under pressure, to meet multiple deadlines
  • Strong time and project management skills and techniques to help create and manage complex plans
  • Ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft packages
  • Excellent writing, communication and influencing 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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