Proposals Executive-Tier One Multinational Law Firm

11 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

The client is a Tier One law firm located in Manchester City Centre and is looking for a proposal executive, background NOT important. The client is progressive in its approach, and it sees the value in having teams composed of staff with a diversity of different sector experience. The company is founded on the principle of staff-first, with a clear focus on continual professional development, career progression and providing support to ensure its employees achieve their goals. A multi-national industry leader, this client is looking for a candidate with experience in proposals.


  • Identify underdeveloped existing customers and new business opportunities where sales growth can be quickly delivered
  • Build contract management plans to quickly win new business by using your knowledge of the market and competitors to identify and develop selling propositions and differentiators
  • Negotiate with contract customers to maximise profitability and opportunity throughout the life of the contract
  • Act as a main point of contact for contract customers and ensure customer satisfaction is maintained throughout the life of the contract
  • Take responsibility for the entire tendering process; managing the Contract & Bid Co-ordinator and working together with the commercial team to create winning bids
  • Review all tender & contract documentation, identify issues, risks and implement strategies to protect the business


  • Experience in proposals
  • Capacity to work under pressure and at a pace: When an opportunity opens up with a mega-client, you need to move quickly
  • Content and Communication skills, with exceptionally good English and able to write persuasively
  • Dedicated to exceeding the customer's expectations
  • Commitment to carrying oneself with the highest level of integrity
  • Desirables: Another language, and bids experience in accounting/law firms

Job Offer

Competitive basic salary, plus a wealth of benefits, as well as excellent career opportunities in a Tier One Company in Manchester City Centre. On top of this, the successful candidate will benefit from the following:

  • A long term plan for professional development
  • Career progression opportunities
  • The opportunity to manage a team with autonomy
  • A highly varied role that will keep you on your feet and engaged
  • Flexible work hours
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual holiday plus 3 annual discretionary days and opportunity to buy additional annual leave
  • Flexi-time
  • Bonus plan
  • Free membership to health plan
  • Employee assistance programmes, counselling included