Senior Bids Exec / Bid Manager

£35000 - £45000 per annum
11 Dec 2013
08 Jan 2014
Daniel Kondras
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Bid Executive / Bid Manager - Professional Services, Manchester - £35,000 - £45,000

My client is a Global Professional Services Firm going from strength to strength. Due to continuous growth they are looking to recruit an established Bid/Pitch professional to help them win new profitable business through informal and formal Bid/Pitch opportunities.

This role requires you to demonstrate that you have the ability to not only devise and project manage the creation of Bids/ Pitches, Bid strategy, Bid Kick off meetings, capability statements and presentations, but also take on a challenging/consultative role as well.

Key Responsibilities:

Guide and challenge legal teams and the wider business development team making the decision to tender (Stop/Go advice)

Guide partners through a scoping process that will help determine what the client really wants and identify how the Firms services will match those needs.

Create quality Bid/Pitch content and messages that focus on delivering client needs.

Challenge and coach on best practice throughout the Bid/Pitch process.

Challenge and coach at presentation rehearsals.

Obtain debriefs from clients/targets on Bid/Pitch wins/losses.

Using analysis gathered to effect change/improvements.

Strong written/communication and attention to detail skills are a must to ensure all Bid/Pitch activity is of the highest quality and brand compliant. Effective time and project management skills are critical coupled with the ability to develop positive and consultative relationships quickly.

Experience dealing with Panel Bid opportunities or Multi Discipline Bid Work / Frameworks would be very advantageous.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience handling and delivering the Pitch/Bids & Tenders process gained from working in a Professional Services arena i.e. Law, Accountancy or Consultancy sector or Corporate Business organisation.

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