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Bids Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

You have the opportunity to join a fast paced, fast growing and forward-thinking law firm. Our collaborative, supportive and open-minded environment is the ideal place to progress your career – whatever stage you’re at. We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors, and we’ll help you embrace opportunities to keep learning as we grow our firm.

Role Responsibility

You will be responsible for leading bids to our clients and prospects, developing compelling content and tailored solutions that demonstrate our expertise and innovation. Your role will include:

  • Develop a deep knowledge of TLTs offering and why we are different - by immersing yourself in our firm and understanding our services and clients
  • Lead bids from opportunity assessment stage through to drafting, submission, feedback and reporting
  • Manage input from subject matter experts across the firm including our lawyers, Knowledge Management, FutureLaw, D&I, Sustainability, IT and Risk teams
  • Advise on bids strategy/approach and ‘win themes’
  • Work with the firm’s Pricing & Resourcing Committee to shape our offer and agree our approach
  • Create compelling presentations and prepare teams for pitches
  • Produce tender analysis and report on key themes from client feedback
  • Update our bid library of precedent text and support the continuous development of our pitch management system (PitchPerfect)

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to work to multiple deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills - gains respect and credibility quickly
  • Proven track record of leading large/complex bids within a professional services environment
  • Excellent copywriting, editing and proof-reading skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Legal sector knowledge/experience would be advantageous
  • Enthusiastic, confident, pro-active, persistent and robust
  • Able to work well under pressure and drive through major projects to completion
  • Highly commercial and financially literate
  • Solid technical/IT understanding
  • Good humoured and positive outlook
  • Graduate or equivalent

TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com 

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

About the Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.


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