05 Mar Senior Bid Executive | Leading Global Law Firm

Location: Canberra, Australia | Job ID: 953758

  • 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 responsibilities

  • Lead the bid process for Commonwealth Government and other large, medium or strategic government tenders, proposals and quotes to ensure best practice bid responses are develop for individual client requirements
  • Receive the tender documentation and work with lead partner and other bid response team members to ‘kick-off’ the response process
  • 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 for Commonwealth Government and other government bids within the Global Bid team working collaboratively with all members of the firm
  • Manage internal compliance and conflicts clearance processes with relevant teams
  • Assist with pricing development
  • Lead the writing, reviewing, compilation, proof reading and amendment support to bid responses
  • Monitor and promote bid best practice regarding writing style and tone while being compliant to individual client bid requirements or restrictions and lead partner guidance
  • Support the Head of Bids to deliver all bid activity at the highest standards of quality and excellence
  • Support bid client research, stakeholder briefings and reports, and win/loss debriefs on major and complex bids
  • Contribute to the design of graphical elements for written proposals, such as operating models, value propositions and complex themes
  • Provide critical support for the firm’s preferred Bid technology for the creation and delivery of bids and support the tracking of bid data
  • Contribute to 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 draft content to fill content gaps
  • Analyse bid response feedback against written responses to support the improvement of overall quality, win rates, activity and spot to trends.
  • Risk and control: ensure all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requirements and internal policies.

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.
  • Experience with government procurement and developing winning government bid strategies
  • 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.
  • Good communication skills and adaptable to different working styles of lead partners and other stakeholders
  • 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
  • Keen eye for detail and design, able to improve the visual impact and aesthetic properties of proposal materials.

For more information, including a more detailed job description, please contact Lauren Jansen for further information and to apply.


Lauren Jansen
D: +61 2 8042 7973
M: +61 400 312 073
E: lauren@daltonhandley.com
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