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Bid Manager

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £48000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Will Goodman

  • Job ref:

    BMA_1642003277

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client, a leading Fund and Corporate Services company are currently looking for a Bid/Project Manager to join them in their London offices

As Bid/Project Manager you will be responsible for managing significant proposals and pitch processes across all parts of our business. This is a key role within the BD and marketing team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the response to large tender processes; provide project management and guidance from opportunity identification through to project delivery
  • Provide best practice support and advice to colleagues engaged on opportunities
  • Lead strategy sessions to establish win themes, relationship strategies, proposition development and commercial approach
  • Work with RFP writer, wider BD team and client teams to draft, edit and produce proposals, pitch presentations and other related material
  • Work closely with the BD & Marketing teams to ensure that relevant materials are high-quality, and reinforces my clients brand messaging
  • Develop and enhance the firm's overall proposal/pitch approach working collaboratively with other teams
  • Lead the maintenance of proposal content repositories that support the development of self-serve proposal documents
  • Rehearse and coach bid teams in preparation for formal presentations
  • Work closely with RFP writer and Design teams to produce content and documents
  • Work closely with Product Marketing teams to produce differentiated, client focused content
  • Organise, lead and attend debrief sessions post proposal. Ensure all relevant actions are taken post session

Skills, knowledge and expertise:

  • Project management qualification desired with demonstrated success in project management, ideally in a business development or marketing related function
  • People management experience advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships across the business
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to run several projects in tandem
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work within short timeframes
  • Ability to coach, develop and motivate teams in person and virtually
  • Self-driven, enthusiastic, and proactive with the ability to work with stakeholders from all levels of the business
  • Commercially astute
  • Advanced MS Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in a marketing, business, or communications-related field
  • Experience within a financial services organisation would be advantageous, but not essential

They will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients are at the heart of what we do.

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