Foot Anstey LLP

Bid Manager

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
08 May 2018
05 Jun 2018
Industry Sector
Legal, Professional Services
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

We have enjoyed significant success in recent years.  This has set the foundation to grow the firm even further and take us to another level within the market.  In order to achieve these ambitious goals we are heavily investing into our Client Development (Marketing & Business Development) team and are excited to release six new roles to transform our approach and ensure our capability delivers on our commercial goals.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to transform our whole approach to bids/capture management. We need a genuine strategic lead to re-write how we manage bids and tenders to ensure our ambitious growth plans are achieved. You will be given the autonomy and support to devise and implement the most effective and efficient process possible.

Working for Foot Anstey you will be part of a successful and supportive environment.  We have fully embraced both flexible and agile working.  We are output focused; we do not tie you to a desk.  You will receive a clear framework to ensure your career flourishes, but you will also be able to strike a perfect work/life balance through benefits such as our weekly lifestyle hours.

What you'll do

As our Capture Manager you will create innovative capture plans and bid strategies and lead the project management and writing of bids and tenders. This is a newly created role and you will devise how these are delivered. You will measure your service on the success of our clients; proposals must meet and support their needs.  You will ensure you provide a premium service to your internal client base and add value at every stage.

What we need

This will be a challenging and demanding role, working to tight deadlines and supporting highly valued clients. In order to be successful you will demonstrate the following:

  • A highly successful track record of bids experience within a commercial environment. You do not nee9d prior legal experience as we are not looking to copy other law firms' approaches, but you will be able to create robust and effective processes.
  • Innovative. You will be able to continuously improve our process, driving efficiencies and creating new approaches which meet our and our clients' commercial goals.
  • Excellent strategic and commercial awareness. You will be adept at understanding competitors with the ability to develop creative, viable and profitable offers.
  • Outstanding project management and communication skills.

About us

Foot Anstey LLP is a premier legal practice delivering specialist expertise to an impressive portfolio of regional, national and international clients. An entrepreneurial firm with history and tradition, we are on an exciting journey, as we look to the future. With over 500 people working across our network of seven offices covering the South West, South Coast and London, we provide exceptional legal services and advice to our clients. We consider our people to be our most valuable asset and therefore, offer continual opportunities for support and professional development.

The recruitment process

We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply for a role. We will acknowledge your application immediately and we will respond within 7 days regardless of outcome.  We review applications on a rolling basis and will move to shortlist as soon as possible. Typically we undertake a two interview stage process. Throughout the process you will receive ample information about us and the role.

If you have any questions about the role or your application, please contact us.

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