Overview

The bids and proposals team are responsible for securing new business through new and existing client wins.
You’ll collaborate with teams across the firm’s three divisions to produce high-quality responses to opportunities of all sizes.
Operating in a fast-paced environment and collaborating with stakeholders across global offices on a day-to-day basis you’re key responsibilities will include:
Project managing tenders from initial assessment of the opportunity, including bid/no bid qualification, through to drafting, submission, preparing teams for presentations and post submission feedback and reporting.
Identifying winning themes that convey an understanding of client requirements and differentiate our offering to those of our competitors.
Generating written responses and marketing materials that are completed to a high standard and are compelling, clear, and compliant.
Developing and maintaining a library of precedent text for tenders including capturing all deal/transaction information to be utilised in future bids.
Managing internal stakeholders throughout the tender process.
Researching and establishing procurement cycles and engaging with procurement professionals within key target and key client organisations to contribute to the firm’s sales pipeline.
Providing input to the lessons learnt process from involvement with previous submissions.
Take responsibility for additional projects, as directed by the Head of Bids and Proposals.
What are we looking for:
Essential
Prior experience in a tender management and a bid writing capacity.
Proven ability writing concise written bid responses based on highly technical information.
Degree or equivalent qualification in creative writing, English or Marketing.
Strong organisational and planning skills.
Exceptional project management skills.
Excellent and engaging communication skills.
Advanced IT skills across a broad range of applications including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
Ability to deliver under pressure and meet deadlines, working with a proactive approach under own initiative.
Desirable
Understanding of layout and graphics and knowledge of InDesign is advantageous.
APMP (Association for Proposal Management Professional) Foundation Certification or strong understanding of proposal best practice.
As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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