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11 Jul 2017
Bids Executive | Professional Services | London
We are currently recruiting an experience Bids Executive for an innovative and high profile national Professional Services firm. The role will
work closely with the Pursuits Manager and team to embed, coordinate and project manage bids, proposals, pitches and tenders that maximise the return on the firm’s time and cost investments. The Bids Executive will handle tenders, proposals and capability statements as well as taking responsibility for working with Client Development Advisors and fee earners on winning strategies tailored for each client/prospect opportunity.
This involves overseeing timely production of high quality documents or presentations and liaising with fee earners to convert the opportunity.
-Work with the Pursuits Manager, Pursuits Advisor and Client Development Advisors to support partners to prepare for strategic bid presentations.
-Develop and manage the project plan, drive key milestones, work with partners to produce drafts for editing, develop meaningful cases studies
– Assist in preparing fee-earners for meetings and presentations
– Research best practice across other professional services firms, and work with the Pursuits Manager and Pursuits Advisor to critically review the
approach to pitching, and develop and implement improvements in process and approach
-Work with the Pursuits Manager and Pursuits Advisor to contribute and project manage bids, including facilitating and coordinating
meetings, contributing to the strategy and messaging, drafting and reviewing content from a sales perspective
-Oversee the maintenance of the bids library of information which can be accessed by others areas of the firm, proactively adding to
it after each pitch to improve the knowledge base
-Ensure that client research, competitor analysis and industry/sector information is included as part of any bid strategy
The successful candidate will have/be :
*Bids experience is essential (at least 2 years’).
*Professional services experience preferable, although not essential
*Someone who is bright and keen to progress
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