Carter Murray

Bid Manager

3 days left

England, London
31 Aug 2016
28 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

NEW Bid Manager role with leading accountancy firm.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity within an ambitious firm? If so, a fantastic opportunity has arisen in the Marketing department of a leading accountancy firm. Within this role you will work collaboratively with the business units/offices and Marketing team to advise and deliver successful business proposals, tenders and presentations.

Your duties will include:

  • Create high quality bid documents and presentations that meet requirements and deadlines
  • Ensure bid activity is consistent with the firm's overall development strategy and group plans
  • Challenge fee earners to think more commercially about the decision making process and pricing strategy, to ensure a commercial approach
  • Work with bid teams and, where required, Marketing team to agree bid strategies, providing strategic and tactical advice, ensuring that relevant risks are identified and managed
  • Develop and promote best practice systems and procedures, including bid tools, methodologies, templates and credentials data
  • Liaising with Marketing team members to ensure that the bid process is integrated into the wider pipeline for each business group
  • Coach partners and staff on marketing-related matters, including persuasion, negotiation and presentations
  • Measure the success of proposals and tenders through obtaining and then acting, where appropriate, on feedback
  • Keep the Marketing team up to date on bidding processes, status of bids and developments
  • Train other team members to assist with producing bids and delegating tasks to them, where appropriate
  • Support member firms, on an ad hoc basis, with credentials and bids.

Successful candidates will have previous Business Development and Bids experience ideally from within the professional services. You will have strong project management skills and able to manage multiple deadlines with a deep understanding of the accounting market and client requirements. You will be able to work autonomously with a keen interest in winning business.

SR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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