Senior Bids Executive

Monday 18 Mar 2024

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Senior Bids Executive

Highly regarded law firm

London based – hybrid working

Super collaborative working environment


We are pleased to be working with this leading London based law firm, who are looking for a talented, experienced Senior Bids Executive to join their existing team.

This firm have a brilliant reputation and are known for being innovative and forward thinking. This, coupled with their wonderfully collaborative, inclusive and supportive environment, makes them a brilliant place to work. They retain their people well and offer lots of opportunity for learning, development and career growth.


This Senior Bids Executive role will work as part of the wider BD team, supporting the firm with strategically important bids and providing stakeholders with coaching and guidance around best practice. This role will be responsible for the line management of the Bids Assistant.

This Senior Bids Executive role will be busy and varied and the remit includes:


  • Generate compelling pitch content and craft related materials, including credential statements, RFIs, RFPs, and panel pitches, incorporating input and guidance from the business development team as needed.
  • Efficiently project manage the response process for all pitches, leveraging the specialised knowledge of the business development team as required.
  • Offer pitch management advice, providing guidance on the development of competitive and commercially viable propositions.
  • Advocate for and promote best practice, from pitch initiation to post-pitch follow-up.
  • Stay abreast of market trends, competitor activities, and client engagement to ensure the firm presents distinctive, business-winning ideas.
  • Coach and prepare presentation teams for optimal performance.
  • Ensure the collection of relevant research and information prior to commencing the pitch process.
  • Act as the custodian and manage the usage of the firms pitch production software.
  • Manage pitch boiler plate wording, ensuring effective communication and regular updates of key messages.
  • Supervise the maintenance of pitch infrastructure, including the pitch tracker, CV library, and credentials database.
  • Collaborate with the design team to review and enhance pitch branding and templates.
  • Develop comprehensive pitch reporting mechanisms, ensuring the collection of pitch feedback and sharing lessons learned as appropriate.


The successful candidate for this Senior Bids Executive role will need:


  • Previous experience of the bids process, ideally gained in a professional services environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High levels of attention to details
  • Strong project management skills and experience
  • Excellent copywriting skills


Equal Opportunities

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