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Richmond upon Thames, London
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15 April 2019
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Are you a creative and strategic thinker?

Do you have experience of project managing bids and working to a defined big governance policy?

Allocate Software is currently recruiting for a Head of Major Bids & Proposals who will be responsible for the tender production process for major bids and proposals across the different segments. This role is responsible for creating a centralized bid team to ensure an efficient and agile bid process. This role will draw on their capability as a global business whilst driving deal governance and best practice. It will also ensure all standard documentation is current and best quality while building a central knowledge base for sales support. The ideal candidate will be adaptable and be able to respond quickly to their changing and growing business environment.


* Manage and evolve our bid management processes
* Improve the tendering success rate by introducing and applying best practice bid management techniques
* Work closely with the client-facing teams to create successful bids
* Ownership and end-to-end management of bids
* Accurate and timely completion of RFPs and tender documents to a winning standard
* Providing innovative content and design
* Write and create all materials required for pitches
* Monitoring and recording results for global reporting

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree; business and marketing majors preferred
* Experience in a sales or sales support role preferred
* Experience of project managing bids and working to a defined bid governance policy
* Proven track record of writing compelling and successful bids
* Ability to produce large documents to a high standard including formatting, proof reading and ensuring consistency in style
* Ability to work in a highly pressurised and deadline driven environment
* Organised and strategic in their day to day and in long term project planning
* Determined to deliver and get things done, whether working individually or collaboratively
* Capable self-starter and a completer/finisher
* Prioritize tasks effectively
* Team player with strong interpersonal skills

If you are keen on best in class practice and striving for excellence, then please apply today. This role is open to receiving applications over the next 2 weeks. Appropriate applicants will begin our interview process, after which shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the final stage of the interview process.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.