23rd January 2020

Proposals Specialist

Reference: BBBH17458

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 23/01/2020

The Abacus Group is currently assisting our global professional services client with the recruitment of a Proposals Specialist to join their Belfast office.

The Proposals Specialist will assist with the documentation of strategy for the Specialist function Pitch & Pursuit Excellence team, documentation of training programs that apply to PPE team, related Proposal Production Centre (PPC) teams, business development, partners, and other stakeholders in the proposal process.
The Role:
  • Work with the Senior Manager – PPE, Strategy & Training to develop and document PPE team strategic pitch and pursuit processes to be communicated throughout the Firm in various forms
  • Assist in creating various training programs to promote pitch and pursuit processes and best practices across the business: PPE, PPC, partners, and related Professional & Business Services (PBS) colleagues including Business Development (BD), Pricing, Legal Project Management (LPM), Finance, Human Resources (HR) and Knowledge Management (KM), etc.
  • On occasion, deliver training sessions and proactively seek to promote the brand and expertise of the PPE team across the business
  • Work closely with the PPE (including infrastructure and automation group) and PPC teams to fully understand the internal workings of the pitch function
  • Conduct research and utilise creativity to assist the Senior Manager – PPE, Strategy & Training in generating new ideas and information, so that the processes evolve and PPE team maintains the highest levels of effectiveness
  • Other special project assistance as needed by the PPE team
The Person:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Good relevant experience in BD/communications in professional services, with direct experience creating process and training programs
  • Hands-on experience in proposal development and process development; documentation and training experience is desirable
  • Organisation, project management, and ability to handle multiple projects on tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Interpersonal skills to work/lead in remote teams of PPE, PPC, BD/marketing professionals
  • Client service focus, flexibility, can-do attitude; motivated and enthusiastic; personal drive and energy
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Hana Bailie

Hana Bailie

Business Support Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 8454

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