Bid Manager


Overview of the role:

We are currently seeking a full time Bid Manager to join our National Sales team.

Based from our Sydney office, this role is responsible for managing the production of business proposals and tenders. The successful candidate will coordinate our tender responses and undertake the preparation of tender submissions, working collaboratively with our technical experts and specialists from around the business to ensure successful Willis Towers Watson proposals. This role is responsible for project managing, writing, editing and reviewing; ensuring the proposal is of an exceptional standard, delivered on time and on brand.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the tender team through an ‘end-to-end’ tender process, including : 

  • Project management of tender responses including, liaising with relevant stakeholders to obtain the information required and following up to ensure responses are received on time.
  • Reviewing RFP documents to ensure specifications and submission requirements are clearly understood.
  • Leading tender “kick-off” meetings and follow up meetings, as appropriate.
  • Preparing the tender framework response documents including populating of standard information and developing of graphics to illustrate concepts
  • Working with business subject matter experts to write bespoke responses clearly articulating strategy and value.
  • Reviewing and editing content provided by stakeholders to ensure understanding and consistency of tone.
  • Assisting in the preparation of presentation materials for tender presentations.
  • Curating a tender and tender assets library containing current and archived tenders and assets required for submissions.
  • Maintaining a philosophy of continuous improvement by facilitating ongoing adjustments to improve the Willis Towers Watson tender process and ensure our proposals are of a market leading standard.
     

The Requirements :  

  • You possess previous experience in a bid management role, ideally within the professional services arena
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills are required and the understanding of the Adobe Design package (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) would be highly regarded
     
  • You possess an exceptional eye for detail
     
  • You possess a creative flair and can interpret concepts and content into graphics 
  • Your interpersonal, oral and written communications skills are outstanding whether you are communicating one-on-one or in a group.
  • You are confident in interacting professionally with all levels within the business, and manage stakeholder relationships
  • You can demonstrate your full knowledge of project management methodologies and life cycles
  • You are able to demonstrate your excellent organisational and time management skills
  • You can demonstrate strong research skills and can withstand operating under pressure situations
  • You are a driven individual, with a “can do” attitude and plenty of initiative
  • A tertiary qualification in Marketing, Business or related discipline is preferred but not essential

Applicants must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or hold a valid and appropriate permanent working visa. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any basis. We support flexible working and this role will be considered on a flexible basis. 


Overview of the role:

We are currently seeking a full time Bid Manager to join our National Sales team.

Based from our Sydney office, this role is responsible for managing the production of business proposals and tenders. The successful candidate will coordinate our tender responses and undertake the preparation of tender submissions, working collaboratively with our technical experts and specialists from around the business to ensure successful Willis Towers Watson proposals. This role is responsible for project managing, writing, editing and reviewing; ensuring the proposal is of an exceptional standard, delivered on time and on brand.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the tender team through an ‘end-to-end’ tender process, including : 

  • Project management of tender responses including, liaising with relevant stakeholders to obtain the information required and following up to ensure responses are received on time.
  • Reviewing RFP documents to ensure specifications and submission requirements are clearly understood.
  • Leading tender “kick-off” meetings and follow up meetings, as appropriate.
  • Preparing the tender framework response documents including populating of standard information and developing of graphics to illustrate concepts
  • Working with business subject matter experts to write bespoke responses clearly articulating strategy and value.
  • Reviewing and editing content provided by stakeholders to ensure understanding and consistency of tone.
  • Assisting in the preparation of presentation materials for tender presentations.
  • Curating a tender and tender assets library containing current and archived tenders and assets required for submissions.
  • Maintaining a philosophy of continuous improvement by facilitating ongoing adjustments to improve the Willis Towers Watson tender process and ensure our proposals are of a market leading standard.
     

The Requirements :  

  • You possess previous experience in a bid management role, ideally within the professional services arena
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills are required and the understanding of the Adobe Design package (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) would be highly regarded
     
  • You possess an exceptional eye for detail
     
  • You possess a creative flair and can interpret concepts and content into graphics 
  • Your interpersonal, oral and written communications skills are outstanding whether you are communicating one-on-one or in a group.
  • You are confident in interacting professionally with all levels within the business, and manage stakeholder relationships
  • You can demonstrate your full knowledge of project management methodologies and life cycles
  • You are able to demonstrate your excellent organisational and time management skills
  • You can demonstrate strong research skills and can withstand operating under pressure situations
  • You are a driven individual, with a “can do” attitude and plenty of initiative
  • A tertiary qualification in Marketing, Business or related discipline is preferred but not essential

Applicants must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or hold a valid and appropriate permanent working visa. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any basis. We support flexible working and this role will be considered on a flexible basis. 

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