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Proposal Manager

Ref: VAC-17458
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Region: London
  • Location: East-Central London
  • Industry: Real Estate and Property Management
  • Discipline: Proposal Manager
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

A global real estate firm is seeking a Proposal Manager to join its team. The Proposal Manager will assist the EMEA Bid Team in the project management and writing of first class Bid/Pitch documentation – supporting the team to win new business and meet regional and corporate objectives. You will be responsible for the preparation of the quality aspects of pre-qualification questionnaires and tender submissions for a variety of clients.

Core Responsibilities:
• Reviewing, issuing and co-ordinating responses
• Co-ordinating the project management of the bid/pitch process, overseeing input from the various teams
• Liaising with internal and external clients in order to source the required relevant information
• Creating high quality client proposals including bid/pitch submissions, pre-qualification questionnaires, presentations, capability documents and approved list applications
• Editing / re-writing boilerplate text bespoke to client requirements
• Completing PQQ/EoI/ITTs with standard company information
• Co-ordinating document design and layout for tender submissions and other documentation
• Co-ordinating the standard information reference library, ensuring it is continually updated with current information.

Required Skills / Experience:
• Minimum five years’ experience in Bidding/Pitching
• An understanding of professional service and/or the property industry preferred
• Demonstrable team work experience – needs to have a strong sense of responsibility for the success of the team
• Ability to demonstrate experience successfully co-ordinating bids generating over £100k fee revenue or with a value of over £5m construction cost
• Experience of contributing to bids generating over £250k fee revenue or with a value of over £15m construction cost
• Ability to demonstrate continuous improvement and innovation within Corporate Guideline Standards to develop quality bid/pitch documentation for clients
• Ability to co-ordinate the bid/pitch process and effectively produce bids/pitches with multiple parties
• Excellent communication skills are a “must”, as you will be dealing with internal and possibly external clients on a regular basis
• Strong Microsoft Office Suite, with exceptional Word and PowerPoint formatting skills and Excel numeracy and formula understanding
• Ability to communicate at different levels of the organisation
• Strong time management, planning and organisational skills

Should this position be of interest, please contact Ben Hannon on 02081265231 or send your CV to