An opportunity has arisen for a Bids and Tenders Manager to join the business development and marketing department of a professional service firm. The role will involve working closely with group heads to deliver high quality bids and tenders to a broad range of organisations, and provide ongoing relationship management support to ensure strong relationships are developed and nurtured with existing clients. The majority of these clients will be within the public, education and social housing sectors.
The Responsibilities:·Take a lead role in writing the firm’s most strategically important bids and tenders·Delegating the writing of day to day bids, tenders and credentials documents, along with general marketing and contract management support work to a supporting executive·Managing a bids databank to support the bids and tenders activity of the firm.·Monitoring the firm’s compliance with service level agreements and obligations under legal framework appointments ·Ensuring a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy is delivered to clients and potential clients within the public, third and social housing sectors·Organising and in some cases facilitating, a regular schedule of relationship management meetings with public, education and social housing sector clients.·Following up with clients on reasons for success or failure in pitches and tenders·Establishing an excellent working relationships and personal credibility with divisional heads, partners, other lawyers and support staff across the firmThe Candidate:·Proven experience of bids and tenders management ·The ideal candidate will have an excellent standard of verbal and written communications·Experience of undertaking a role involving business development and client relationship management ·Advanced level of Microsoft packages Word, Excel and PowerPoint ·Good research skills using databases and the internet.
Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered. We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.Blue Enterprises offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.
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