EMEA Proposals Manager - London, Paris or Brussels

£70000 - £90000 per annum
15 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Giles Taylor
Job Discipline
Business Development
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced bids specialist to join a leading US law firm in a newly established role focusing on supporting the European, ME and Asia offices on their most important proposals. The role holder will be based in either the firm's London, Paris or Brussels office.

The EMEA Proposals Manager will be responsible for leading on the firm's development of pitch responses for big pitch opportunities, supporting the Partnership in these areas on the preparation and strategic implementation of firm proposals and client-facing pitch opportunities. Managing a portfolio of pitches simultaneously, you will be expected to objectively analyse incoming big pitch opportunities and propose decisions to partners. You will facilitate and lead meetings, agreeing strategy and messaging and drafting and reviewing content from a marketing perspective. Applying best practice and training to partners and the wider BD team, the successful candidate will need to promote quality of thinking and performance that adds value to each pitch proposition. Conducting client debriefs to capture feedback, leading pitch debrief reviews to help improve the way the firm approaches proposals going forward and continually developing and looking to innovate the firm's approach to winning business will be key to success in this challenging role. The role holder will also be tasked with developing and implementing an efficiency model for pitching across the practice, developing and implementing them for pitching, and to support the development and delivery of best in class proposals and tender responses.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate or equivalent with a track record of successfully managing proposals end-to-end in a professional services environment, to include substantial experience coaching senior figures. Self-starting, enthusiastic and motivated, the EMEA Proposals Manager will need exceptional attention to detail and a proven ability to organise and manage a diverse range of projects, successfully prioritising multiple tasks with competing deadline.

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