Bids Manager - Financial Services

Pinsent Masons
Any UK office
Closing date
17 Mar 2023

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Vacancy Type
Business Development, Business development, Bid management
Contract Type
Experience Level
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Description


Role Overview

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Bids Manager to join our Bids team support our Financial Services Sector. This role can be based from any of our UK offices. 

The role sits within the Central Bids team (within the Business Development department), comprising of 17 bids specialists from both the legal and other sectors. The team has been in existence for over 8 years and has a strong track record of winning tenders. Their current win rate is above the industry average and they have achieved this by focussing solely on formal opportunities and tenders.

This is a senior position within the team. The individual will have responsibility for managing the production of panel and strategic projects in one of our five sectors.  The Bids Manager will work closely with the Sector Head and Bid Partners leading the opportunity, advising on bid best practice at all stages. They will co-ordinate the firm during the process and have project management oversight to deliver the bid on time. They will advise on bid strategy, messaging, structure and overall content direction to create impactful bids that address the clients' requirements.

The Bid Manager will also have line management responsibilities.  This involves day-to-day operational direction/management of a Bids Executive, including work allocation; reviewing and feedback; managing absences; mentoring and coaching; probation/inductions, and guidance on bids best practice.

Our Benefits

  • Join a global, innovative and forward thinking firm;
  • Agile working i.e. the opportunity to work from home, subject to diary commitments;
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to purchase or roll over 5 days;
  • Up to 5 days' carers/parental leave per year;
  • Contributory pension of up to 5%;
  • Private healthcare;
  • Death in service cover (4 x base salary);
  • Eligibility to apply for an interest free season ticket loan, an interest free gym membership loan and/or an interest free rental deposit loan;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Access to training and development to refresh or enhance your current skillset;

For any queries or for a copy of the full job description then please contact our in-house recruiter Glenn Wilshaw. Please note we only accept CVs that are logged on the Recruitment portal.

At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.


Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,400 employees operating from 27 locations throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.  We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our global reach ensures that we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines. The firm has significant multinational credentials in the financial services, energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors.

We champion change and promote progress to make business work better for people. Pinsent Masons has embedded a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives to create an environment in which its people can flourish.

We stand out for our innovative approach to service delivery and believe that innovation flourishes in a diverse workforce. We are proud that in the same financial year Pinsent Masons was recognised as law firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards, we were also named the top employer for LGBT people by Stonewall, one of the top fifty employers for women and ranked 21st out of 700 companies by the Financial Times in their Diversity Leaders list. 

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United Kingdom
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