Head of Pursuits & Proposals (12 Month FTC) - Large PS Firm

£Excellent Package
04 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
Giles Taylor
Job Discipline
Business Development
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
One of the largest professional services firms in the world has a challenging and varied 12 month maternity leave leadership role continuing the development of the capability of a strong proposals team.

The firm is looking for an experienced and innovative individual to lead the pursuit and proposals capability team who provide end to end proposals support including professional bid management and advice, expert proposal coaching, writing and editorial. The Head of Pursuits & Proposals will work closely with the firm's senior client facing partners whilst liaising with the National Pursuit Team on major high value pursuits. The successful applicant will drive one firm pursuit best practice and supporting tools and will be at the front end of salesforce pipeline developments and conversations.

The Head of Pursuits & Proposals will possess both strong people management and development skills, previous experience of managing teams and a proven track record in delivering bid management and bid advice for high value pursuits, ideally within a professional services environment. The ideal candidate will also possess an expert understanding of pursuit support services, with the ability to implement both strategic and tactical initiatives, and strong knowledge of new and traditional proposals tools. Previous experience of delivering proposals digitally would also be an advantage. Creative and innovative, with a positive 'can do' approach, applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent project management skills and the ability to lead a virtual team.

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