Bid Manager

  • Region: Dublin City Centre

  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin

  • Sector: Sales Marketing & PR

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Salary: Negotiable

  • Reference: BBBH5359_1556708251

About this job

Our client is one of Ireland’s leading full-service commercial law firms based in Dublin City Centre, who are seeking an experienced proactive Bid Manager to join their team.

The Bid Manager will be a key member of the marketing & business team development team.


Pipeline Management

  • Manage ‘watch list’ of upcoming RFPs/tender requests for public and private sector tenders
  • Engage with partners to identify business opportunities
  • Identify and track opportunities to tender for work with existing and target clients
  • Manage Tender Library and content to ensure it is kept up-to-date
  • Central control of document production and drafting
  • Maintain and develop practice panel and client lists
  • Reporting: Tracking and reporting on results, trends and statistics

Tender Execution, Project Management & Writing

  • Lead Bid/No Bid decisions on all tender opportunities
  • Advise on strategy and key messages
  • Pricing: Work with finance team and partners to agree pricing strategies
  • Feedback: Source feedback and implement actions to improve quality and success of proposal submissions
  • Project manage the entire bid process, sourcing content and writing new content as required
  • Liaise with lawyers and business support staff to source a range of inputs including pricing and billing data
  • Preparation of pitch and presentation materials
  • Rehearsing and coaching presentation teams
  • Conducting debriefs internally and with clients; communicating feedback internally
  • Researching companies and sectors

Business Development Support

  • Reporting to the firm and senior partners on business development activity
  • Legal Directory Submissions: Liaising with fee earners to agree messaging and supporting matters for inclusion in practice and sector submissions to Legal 500 and Chambers
  • Sector and Practice area BD plans – Working with fee earners Development to draft and execute Business Develop & Marketing plans for practice/sector areas and firm initiatives
  • Training: Delivering training relating to Tendering for fee earners.


  • A minimum of 6 years’ relevant post-graduation work experience
  • You may have a directly relevant experience of working in a bid role in a corporate environment or have a background as a barrister, professional support lawyer, a lawyer, sales professional or an accountant.
  • Possess advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.

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