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Bid Manager

We are delighted to be partnering with a top tier International Law firm to support them on a new Bid Manager role. This role will be based in London (remote working to start) and is a permanent opportunity and will be working in their firms successful pitch team.

You will be working alongside the other bid managers and Head of Bids in leading the firm's most strategically important proposals and opportunistic approaches to target clients. This will inlcude:

Winning strategically important pitches;
Obtaining and renewing panel appointments with major domestic and international organisations;
Advising on all aspects of the proposal process from deciding to tender through to the presentation and onboarding new client relationships in conjunction with client service team;
Management and reporting of tender debriefs undertaken in the previous twelve months, including summary of key themes, and recommendations for future bid / tender development;
Responsibility of the management and maintenance of pre-written bid material.

Key responsibilities:

-Advising on all aspects of the proposal process from deciding to tender through to the presentation and, sometimes, onboarding new client relationships.
-Project managing proposals from start to finish to ensure all key deadlines are met and partner confidence and trust is high.
-Advise partners on key commercial decisions regarding pricing strategy, rates and profitability.
-Commentating on trends in pitches/proposals.
-Managing and developing pitch statistics/the pitch database/pitch portal/
-Coaching on pitch presentation skills.
-Writing compelling and fresh copy for proposals.
-Responsible for delivering firm wide training on pitch best practice and inputting into development courses run generally for the fee earning community.
-Accompany fee earners to significant client meetings in support of proposals.

To be successful in this role you should have the following skills:

-Ability to interact credibly with senior level stakeholders.
-Excellent knowledge of how to win new work and develop winning proposals, ideally gained in a professional services firm.
-Excellent business and proposal writing skills.

Please apply ASAP if you are interested.

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