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Bid Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Are you an experienced Bid professional looking for a new role?

We are looking for a Bid Manager to join our outstanding Executive Education team at London Business School. In this position you will be responsible for the management of the end-to-end bid process, ensuring timelines are met and bids are complete, accurate and compelling. You will work closely with the sales, solution architects and commercial teams to produce a bid that exceeds client expectations. Acting as a trusted advisor to the sales team, you will be confident offering insights, drawn from best practice, to improve the quality of proposals.

You will work alongside the Director of Client and Business Relations to qualify and scope new opportunities and lead with your own response to specific proposals

Main Responsibilities

  • Apply established criteria, experience, knowledge and judgement to diagnose client and stakeholder needs and match them to the right London Business School offering.
  • Ensure that all opportunities progressed are strategically aligned, commercially viable and compliant to LBS rules and regulations.
  • Undertake research on client organisations to reflect in bids, proposals and pitches.
  • Project manage the end-to-end bid process, ensuring all key stakeholders are clear on roles and responsibilities and are producing and providing deliverables to time, quality and scope. Ensures issues are resolved in a timely manner and risks are mitigated.
  • Produce bid material, discussion documents, new business proposals and pitch presentations (written and visual content) to ensure submissions are of high quality, are compelling and exceed client expectations.
  • Understand and translate contractual commitments and guidelines into proposals where relevant.

Who we are looking for

  • Demonstrable bid writing and editing skills and experience .
  • Demonstrable bid design skills and experience with tools such as InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop and PowerPoint.
  • Solid project management skills and experience.
  • Well organised and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Team player, able to work with different and multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location.

What you can expect from us

  • ​Generous annual leave of 27 days plus extra between Christmas and New Year
  • Generous pension package, 14.5% employer contribution (in return for employee enrolment and contribution)
  • Free onsite gym and swimming pool
  • Amazing range of professional development to support your career path
  • Enhanced cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental and financial health
  • Up to 5 days volunteering leave and up to 5 days paid emergency leave for staff who have caring responsibilities for a family member, dependent or friend who is ill. 

All enjoyed in a Smart (hybrid) Working environment so we’re looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in your new role.

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging 

We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large.  We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key school priority, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard. 

Candidates needing sponsorship should assess their eligibility for a Certificate of Sponsorship by evaluating their circumstances against the relevant criteria before applying

Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

Closing Date - 17th July 2024

London Business School

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