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Bids \ Business Development Manager

  • Neg
  • Dublin
  • Permanent

Our Client, a Top 10 Law Firm, requires a Bids \ BD Manager to support all departments within the organisation.

Salary: €70k

Benefits: Pension, Bonus, Healthcare Discount, Travel Tax Saver Tickets, Bike to Work Scheme


  • 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
  • Feedback: Source feedback and implement actions to improve quality and success of proposal submissions

Tender Support:

  • Lead Bid/No Bid decisions on all tender opportunities
  • Advise on pitch strategy and key messages
  • Pricing: Work with finance team and partners to agree pricing strategies

Tender Execution, Project Management & Writing

  • Project manage the bid process, sourcing standard content and write new content as required
  • Liaise with lawyers and business support staff on range of inputs including pricing and billing data
  • Feedback: Conducting post bid/tender feedback meetings
  • Preparation of pitch and presentation materials
  • Rehearsing and coaching presentation teams
  • Conducting debriefs internally and with clients; communicating feedback internally.
  • Researching companies and sectors

Sector and Practice area Business Development plans

  • Working with fee earners Development to draft and execute Business Develop & Marketing plans for practice/sector areas and firm initiatives.
  • Tracking & 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.


  • Educated to primary degree level.
  • A minimum of 5 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 MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Experience in a Law Firm \ Professional Services Environment

If this Bids \ Business Development Manager role sounds like YOU, call US.

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