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Our client, a leading international law firm based in Birmingham is recruiting for a Bid Executive to support the Bid Managers with the production of professionally written proposal content as part of the in-house Bids team.
- Edinburgh or Glasgow
Our client, a major law firm, is seeking a Proposal Manager to help the firm win new profitable business by responding to proposal opportunities. The successful candidate will have worked in a dedicated bids role and will have excellent stakeholder management skills.
- Up to £45,000
Our client, a leading recruitment business for the Infrastructure and Construction industry is looking to recruit an experienced Bid Manager to join their team in Watford. The successful Bid Manager will be responsible to assemble a bid team with the relevant service / product / business knowledge required to prepare a winning bid, whilst taking ownership of the end-to-end bid process
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Having spent over three months searching for a Bid Manager, we spoke to Bid Solutions who almost immediately provided a shortlist of suitable applicants. Within a month we had conducted interviews and made an offer to our preferred candidate. I was so impressed not only with the speed in which Bid Solutions were able to source the selected applicants, but how they completely understood our brief and were able to present candidates who suited not only what we needed professionally, but would also be a cultural fit within our organisation. I would not hesitate to recommend Bid Solutions and will definitely work with them again.
Head of Bid Management, Virgin Media
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I am a Bid Manager in a global bank based in the UK. I would like to know how you impose measures for success for your Bid Writers. Win ratio is the obvious, but given we often find ourselves responding to RFPs we have slim chances of winning, and are regularly used to benchmark tariffs, this doesn’t seem fair as the only tangible measure. Do you have others you use?
Thanks in advance
How Do You Measure the Success of Prewritten Content?
I’m a bid library content manager for a large print solutions organisation. We have a well established and regularly used content library to support bids for a variety of customers, from both the public and private sectors. As part of my role, I’m required to measure the success of the prewritten content. We’ve previously measured this using the quality scores received, however, as I don’t get involved in the bid management process, and therefore the quality of any tailored responses for the final submission, we’re exploring other ways of determining content effectiveness.
Do you have any suggestions or advice about how we can achieve this?
I’ve recently joined a new organisation as their first Bid Manager, one of my task is to bring some structure to the proposals process and governance. To facilitate this, I’m looking to find some statistics to evidence the following, showing the reduction in success when poor bid / no bid decisions are made:
Success rates when responding to tenders where no previous contact has been made. In our case it is usually Local Authorities.
Success rates where responses are drafted in less time than was allocated by the tender, i.e. coming late to the game.
How to Change SMEs’ Minds into Creating Content That Matters?
My role is to create and manage a content library for the company I work in. Collecting and reviewing content has been difficult. However, with the upcoming changes within the industry, I am attempting to change the mind of our Subject Matter Experts and sales team to create content that actually matters and is more purposeful. What are the top 3 questions I can ask the stakeholders which I am liaising with to think more about what they write? What are 3 points that they need to consider in order to strategically create and make use of pre-written content?
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