Bids Manager- Professional Services

£40000 - £45000 per annum
08 November 2018
06 December 2018
Deborah Craig
Contract Type
Full Time
y Client is looking for a Bid Manager to join the team to ensure the effective and efficient management of the bids process for the firm, providing strategic and tactical advice to maximise the success of all bids and tenders

Client Details

One of the UK's leading full service law firms based in Reading with offices in London, Wales, and the South Coast region. With specific expertise in charities, health and social care, banking and finance, central, developed and local government, development and construction, education regulators, retail and leisure and social housing


The Bids Manager will be responsible for the below duties:

* Provide support and advice in teams undertaking tenders, bids and pitches including undertaking client scoping visits/calls, challenging the go/no-go decision making, developing key propositions, advising on pricing, and coaching for presentations

* Work with the rest of the business development team in support of the business strategy and wider business development aims

* Understanding where the prospects in the buying cycle to shape propositions accordingly

* Maintaining database of key information required for the bids process

* Work on quotes. Retainer arrangements and other fixed fee proposals and maintain library of pricing information and analysis of scores based on tenders feedback


For the Bids Manager role, the desired skills set would be as below:

* Ability to demonstrate success in managing the entire bids process from opportunity evaluation, client scoping, developing key propositions, drafting bids, coaching presentation team and obtaining feedback

* A demonstrable ability to challenge current thinking and facilitate behavioural change

* Experience of managing key information or completion of PQQs

* Confident demeanour- able to interact with partners and senior stakeholders

* Proactive and able to use own initiative

Job Offer

£45,000 + additional benefits

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