Proposals Manager FTC (6 months)

Monday 21 Nov 2022

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We are delighted to be working with a UK top 50 law firm with their recruitment for a Proposals Manager, on a six month fixed-term contract basis. This role is based in London, with agile working. 

Reporting into the Head of Business Development, this role will be a pivotal part of the bid team and will be responsible for the project management of the overall bid process.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Project management of overall bid process, working across multiple large panel pitches

  • Working with the wider team to ensure all deal information and other information is captured and shared for future bids

  • Review, monitor and promote bid best practice

  • Liaise with other members of the bids' team to improve overall quality of bids and efficiency of process

  • Company, stakeholder and competitor intelligence gathering

  • Helping partners define and execute the proposal strategy

  • Production of the proposal documentation

  • Coaching orals/ preparing presentations


Required Experience:

  • Experience of bid management in either a legal, professional services or other relevant environment

  • Energised and organised – very busy, multitasking, able to work to deadlines

  • Strong copywriting skills

  • Experience project managing and advising on major panel tenders

  • Ability to project manage bids effectively, and calmly to tight deadlines, often simultaneously

  • An ability to engage with different groups and stakeholders around the business to promote best practice and develop relationships


Equal Opportunities

As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunities employer we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance