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Bid Executive

Charalle Recruitment Limited
Closing date
17 May 2021

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Our client is one of the top 5 Accountancy firms based in London, we are looking for a Bid Executive to join their Bids and Pursuits Team, duties will includ
  • Assisting with the creation of 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.
  • Assist bid managers and, where required, the Head of Bids & Pursuits to agree a clear document production plan that meets key deadlines.
  • Assist bid managers with the development and promotion of best practice systems and procedures, including bid tools, methodologies, templates and credentials data.
  • Assist with measuring the success of proposals and tenders through obtaining and then acting, where appropriate, on feedback.
  • Support bid managers through setting up and managing larger Bids and Pursuits.
  • Assist bid managers with reporting responsibilities, to keep the BD team and wider partnership up-to-date on bidding processes, status of bids and developments.
  • Working with stream and sector teams to understand their market proposition and assist in communicating this to potential customers
  • Be aware of and comply with the firm's policies and risk management processes at all times.
  • Any other duties appropriate to the grade and level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary experience and/or training.
  • Share examples of best practice documents or content with the central Bids & Pursuits Team.
  • Manage and maintain the Public sector bid inbox/web queries as required
  • Support best practice for initial enquiries and delivery into client teams
  • Continual improvement in the processing of proposal requests, from receipt through to response.
  • A commitment to personal and career development
  • Where appropriate, support the wider Bids & Pursuits team through longer-term pursuits through ensuring key meetings are diarised and best practice processes are followed.

Ideal Candidates must have the following skills and experience:
  • May possess commensurate professional experience or be studying for a professional qualification required for the role; will be building on experience in an area of specialism
  • Undertakes work on assignments with close supervision on more complex activities not covered by prescribed processes and procedures
  • Gathers information from a wide variety of sources, as needed, ensuring it is correct and comprehensive
  • Asks relevant questions to obtain clarity on key issues; proposes recommendations for process improvements drawing on own work experience
  • Where appropriate, manages a case list as delegated by more experienced colleagues
  • A degree/ relevant professional qualification.
  • Excellent written skills.
  • Good communication, persuasion and motivational skills.
  • Good planning and prioritising skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios.
  • Aware of own personal development and contributes towards it.
  • Self-starter, able to think outside the box and research an issue.
  • Results orientated.
  • Strong IT skills and commercial acumen.
  • Good understanding of the accounting market, Relationship Selling, client requirements and the environment in which the firm operates.
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