Senior Bid Executive - Law Firm

£36000 - £45000 per annum
20 Mar 2018
17 Apr 2018
Andres Martinez
Job Discipline
Business Development
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
The principal aim of this role is to ensure that all bids are dealt with effectively and efficiently, whilst promoting best practice across the firm. The Senior Bid Executive will work within a very busy bid team, alongside a Tenders Executive, and report to the Bid Manager. They will work closely with team and sector heads and their teams to develop winning bids.

Client Details

Our client is a well-known Law Firm.


Based in South London, the Senior Bid Executive will be responsible for:

* Monitoring procurement portals for potential opportunities;

* Holding kick off meetings and pursuing content for bids;

* Managing and prioritising tender executive resource;

* Project managing a wide range of bids;

* Working closely with partners to develop winning strategies and propositions;

* Drafting, editing and proof reading compelling content, reflecting agreed messages;

* Conducting win/loss reviews and identifying themes and addressing appropriately;

* Gathering best practice and case studies and ensuring these are disseminated to the entire BD team;

* Managing and maintaining the team's tender library and resources;

* Maintaining statistics on wins and losses; and
* Other projects as agreed with the Bid Manager and Director of Marketing and BD.


Based in South London, the successful candidate must have:

* Have a sound understanding of the complexities of bid management in a professional services environment;

* Have a good practical understanding of, and/or qualification in, APMP principles;

* Be commercially aware;

* Be able to build relationships at all levels quickly;

* Be able to coach and influence at partner level;

* Be able to analyse issues and identify creative solutions;

* Have strong project management skills;

* Be technically proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications;

* Have excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills;

* Be able to work calmly under pressure, to juggle multiple deadlines and to manage the expectations of demanding internal clients;

* Have excellent attention to detail, with a methodical and logical approach;

* Be a team player who is able to manage, motivate and work alongside others;

* Be able and willing to familiarise themselves with our sector and services;

* Have an excellent command of the English language;

* Be flexible, committed and good-humoured;

* Be able to work with figures and explain scoring mechanisms; and

* Be prepared to undertake some limited travel between offices.

Job Offer

Our client offers the opportunity to join a team with a key responsibility within the firm, constantly liaising with senior stakeholders and being capable of recommending alternatives to have a more successful bid practice.

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