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Bids/Proposals Specialist

Reference: 19305




£30000 - £30000

Job Type


Date Posted

24 November, 2021

You could be joining a team who understand the importance of a collaborative and inclusive company culture. Learning from talented co-workers and senior professionals this is the ideal role to advance your career!

Global firm at the forefront of the legal industry who are committed to offering the best employee experience allowing them to drive results through a diverse global team working together for clients around the world.

The Bids/Proposals Specialist will assist with the proposal process for bids/pitches and panel proposals on Key Client and high value/high growth opportunities and to manage “standard” proposals working in collaboration with colleagues.


Coordinate the proposal process for bids/pitches and panel proposals for high value, strategic, complex and Key Client opportunities, working closely with a senior team member

Manage BAU standard proposals working in collaboration with colleagues

Assist with pitch debrief meetings feeding back key points to the business to facilitate further learning and development

Develop best practice materials and information e.g. for the Pitch Perfect blog and company World internet pages

Develop and deliver training to other team members and assist with training to regional and global teams including practice groups, BD teams, Partner meetings

Develop key messages and client centric content to ensure that proposals of superior quality are delivered on time

Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience

Strong experience in BD/ communications in professional services (ideally legal), with significant hands-on experience in proposal development and management

Organisation, project management, and ability to handle multiple projects on tight deadlines simultaneously with limited guidance

Excellent writing skills and experience in developing value propositions, win themes and executive summaries for proposals

Interpersonal skills to work/lead in remote teams of partners, lawyers and BDMC professionals

Persuasive and diplomacy skills and ability to deal autonomously with highly intelligent and demanding internal clients at all levels

Client service focus, flexibility, can-do attitude; motivated and enthusiastic; personal drive and energy

Fluent written and spoken English

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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