Our client has embarked on a global transformation that will create a global team of pitch and proposal specialists to rival any professional services firm.  They are now recruiting a number of newly created manager level roles across Asia Pac.

With a substantial investment in technology and content creation the pitch centre of excellence will be highly resourced meaning that these roles can focus commercially on the opportunities in the market coming from clients already identified as key to the firm’s growth objectives.

Whilst the team is global these roles will focus primarily on the Asia Pac region and a typical day could see you working with senior partners across many offices.  Therefore you will need to possess a consultative and project focused mind set to be able to lead and coach every opportunity that is assigned to you.

Key aspects of these roles are

  • Ensure implementation of pitch and proposals best practice and manage projects and the strategy of Pitch & Pursuit process
  • Lead the proposal process for bids/pitches and panel proposals for high value and Key Client opportunities
  • Provide coaching/training for partners, lawyers and BD/marketing professionals around all aspects of Pitch best practice
  • Conduct tender debrief meetings feeding back key points to the business to facilitate further learning and development
  • Develop best practices; develop and deliver training to regional and global teams including practice groups, BD teams, partner/staff meetings
  • Work with partners to rigorously assess proposal opportunities, help partners to decline opportunities that are not in line with the Firm strategy, and assemble teams and resources to respond quickly and effectively to those opportunities we do pursue
  • Proactively develop and manage key content and marshal resources to ensure that proposals of superior quality are delivered on time

We are seeking motivated, enthusiastic and proactive candidates with high levels of personal drive and energy.  In addition you will possess

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Extensive experience in BD/communications in professional services, with significant hands-on experience in proposal development
  • Strong organisation and project management skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously on tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work/lead in remote teams of partners, lawyers and BD/marketing professionals
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability to network and collaborate across the Firm
  • Strong persuasive and diplomacy skills with the ability to deal autonomously with highly intelligent and demanding internal clients at all levels

Job Details

Job Ref: SR4
Hours: Full Time
Location: Asia Pacific
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive


Rebecca Ellis Rebecca Ellis


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