Senior Bid Manager

  • £55,000 - £65,000
  • Permanent
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 16792
  • Hayley Wood

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Bid Manager for a leading law firm in Birmingham.


Job Responsibilities

· Responsible for the compliant delivery of tender responses

· Advise on bid strategy, sales approach and win themes

· Prepare and co-ordinate the pricing aspects of the bid, ensuring compliance and addressing the potential client's needs, with the firms commercial strategy

· Write/author bid content and produce creative high quality documentation within required timeframes, drafting 80-90% of the tender response for the partners to review

· Manage and organise virtual bid teams across the UK and our international offices through project management and using the bidding governance model

· Liaise and collaborate with other departmental managers and stakeholders on behalf of the partner leading the tender on areas such as compliance

· Monitor and communicate progress with the partner(s) throughout a tender process at regular, agreed milestones that link back to the original go/no-go process

· Coach the partners and fee earners for presentations and interviews with potential clients

· Risk tracking and management throughout the bid process, using the operational review process to ensure risk mitigation to the business when work is won

· Share examples of best practice, competitor information and add value to tenders wherever possible

· Initiate post bid reviews with clients, record lessons-learned, analyse and report key findings on formal bids; instigating improvements as required

· Support the Head of Bids or BD Director on special team ad-hoc projects


Your Experience

· A solid background in bid management

· Excellent written skills

· Ability to project manage projects that reach across BD/firm

· Robust industry accepted project management skills (PRINCE2)

· A degree or equivalent qualification preferred

· The ability to influence and communicate at senior levels

· Significant experience of managing large tender teams, across multiple locations and jurisdictions

· Strong time and people management skills

· Understanding of the professional services environment preferred

· The ability to build relationships quickly and to challenge and motivate bid teams


How to apply

To apply for this role or to find out more information, please send a CV to Hayley Wood at Bid Recruitment.


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