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Date Added: Wed 14/09/2022

Bid Executive

Glasgow, UK
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Company: COMORO

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £33,000 - £35,000 per annum

Bid Executive - Legal Sector

Our client is a leading global law firm and a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions, and governments.

The Opportunity

As Bid Executive in the Global Bid team, you will be responsible for providing critical bid support for the end-to-end bid process. Focusing on formal bid requests (RFIs, EOIs, PQQs etc.), proposals, fee quotes and complex capability statements, you will be an integral part of the Global Bid team

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage the end-to-end bid process according to best practice milestones and work collaboratively with all members of the firm, ensuring stakeholders are aware of their role.
  • Receive the tender documentation and work with lead Partner/s and other bid response team members to 'kick-off' the response process.
  • Work closely with the Bid and Pursuit Advisory team and other Bid Operations team members to support bid requirements.
  • Conduct bid client research and develop and deliver stakeholder briefings and reports for major and complex bids.
  • Contribute to the design of graphical elements for written proposals, such as operating models, team structures, value propositions and complex themes.
  • Provide critical support for the firm's preferred Bid technology for the creation of content and delivery of bids.
  • Support the content team to deliver the firm's content management strategy by identifying content gaps and developing and writing leading content for inclusion in the content library.
  • Analyse bid response feedback against written responses to support the improvement of overall quality, win rates, activity and to spot trends.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Excellent bid management capability.
  • Proposal writing and management in either a legal, professional services or other relevant sector
  • Ability to successfully articulate differentiators, benefits and win themes (our value proposition).
  • Experience of using and managing a bid library and/or pitch automation system,
  • Exceptional eye for detail, time management, self-motivated and a team player
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent.

Desirable but not essential:

  • Trained according to Shipley or other similar bid methodology.
  • An understanding of legal practices, products and the legal competitive landscape, gained from previous experience within the legal sector.
  • An understanding of different bid cultures and customers, with bid writing experience across geographies and to a variety of customers (e.g. government, financial services, banks, funds, corporates).
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