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Senior Bid Executive | Leading Global Law Firm

Dalton Handley
13 January 2020

  • Fantastic opportunity to join a high performing global leader
  • Excellent career progression with the opportunity to drive real revenue
  • Lead bid responses for the most significant and strategic projects across the firm

We are working with the world’s most advanced law firm, with a focus on client excellence, high-performance and results. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the bids team and drive revenue into the business, working alongside experienced partners and BD colleagues.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead the bid process to ensure best practice bid responses are developed for individual client requirements.
  • Work with Fee-earners and BD team members to define the bid strategy with a clear value proposition and win themes for critical and strategic bids.
  • Managing the end-to-end bid process within the Global Bid team working collaboratively with all members of the firm.
  • Lead the writing, reviewing, proof reading and amendment support to bid responses for improved internal compliance.
  • Monitor and promote bid best practice regarding writing style and tone while being compliant to individual client bid requirements or restrictions.
  • Support bid client research, stakeholder briefings and reports on major and complex bids.
  • Contribute to the design of graphical elements for written proposals, such as operating models, value propositions and complex themes.
  • Deliver the firm's content management strategy by developing and writing leading content for our content library.
  • Monitor usage of written content through our bid technology and provide guidance on improvements and spot data / content gaps.
  • Analyse bid response feedback against written responses to support the improvement of overall quality, win rates, activity and spot to trends.

Required skills and Qualifications

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent (preferably English or other arts/humanities degree).
  • Experience of having worked in the professional services sector, a partnership or other complex, global environment.
  • Excellent bid management capability.
  • Excellent organisational abilities and time management.
  • Exceptional eye for detail, able to spot errors and inconsistencies, i.e. strong proofreading skills.
  • Highly competent user of the Microsoft Office suite, including advanced Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Self-motivated; comfortable working autonomously to deliver the objectives of the role with limited day-to-day supervision.
  • Team player, with a strong service ethic and a desire to add value to the firm by improving the quality and usability of bid content.

For more information, including a more detailed job description, please contact Vicky Feros on +61 2 8042 7972 or email your CV to

Dalton Handley is an international recruitment company dedicated to sourcing business development, marketing and communications talent for professional services firms across Australia with key alliance partner recruitment companies in Asia and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.daltonhandley.com.

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