Job Descriptions

With hundreds of different job titles existing in our profession, job hunting can be particularly fraught and often clouded with ambiguity. As part of our work on salary benchmarking we have learned a great deal about how professionals roll their sleeves up and take on multiple roles in their day to day jobs.

In our opinion, the profession can be simplified into 6 core job roles. This classification reflects the markets we service and the vast majority of our clients’ requirements. It provides a good starting point for understanding our profession and understanding what roles might be suitable for you.

The 6 core roles:

Recruitment Fact Sheet

Review the Bid Lifecycle

To better understand how the 6 core roles interact and compliment each other on a live deal, review the Bid Lifecycle.

Across the 6 core roles we typically recruit at four levels:

  • Junior- no formal industry qualifications. Less than 2 years’ experience

  • Skilled – APMP or other recognised industry qualifications

  • Managerial – Team Leader role or Team Manager with direct reports outside of live bids

  • Director – multi-industry / geography experience and manage large bid and proposal teams.

If you find the plethora of terminology confusing and would like help understanding what jobs might be suitable for you, help is at hand. Please contact a member of our team on 020 8973 2461.