Business Development Manager
We are seeking a self-motivated Business Development Manager to take a proactive role in driving a world class approach to BD supporting our Infrastructure and Major Projects team. Ideally you will have experience of preparing high quality bids, content and presentation materials for a range of private, public and multi-sector opportunities.
You will take a leading role in coordinating bids and proposals working alongside our partners within the team throughout the process to generate and deliver high quality bid content. This will be crucial to the success of the role.
You will have specific responsibility for key areas including but not limited to: establishing key win themes for every bid working with relevant stakeholders, managing a timetable for each bid and securing contributions from relevant stakeholders to deadline, ensuring content is aligned to win themes and is compliant with bidding criteria, using InDesign, Word and PowerPoint as required to create submission material. Working with tender portals to upload to deadline and continuously looking to improve all bid material and documentation, creating project case studies, capability statements, CVs and bid library content.
In addition, the role includes supporting the team in their wider BD activities including maintaining a pipeline tracker to manage opportunities, market research and lead identification, creating targeted approach documents and updating the team on all BD activities to help drive the team forward coherently. The successful candidate will also support the team assisting in organising Business Development events and initiatives.
As with all BD work, this can be a high pressure role which sometimes, though not always, requires you to work outside of core business hours to meet deadlines. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about BD and have the drive and willingness to embrace this role fully and make it their own.
Skills and Experience
- Resilient team player with a proactive approach to bid coordination
- Accurate with good attention to detail with a desire to ‘get it right’
- Knowledge of pipeline tracking
- Copywriting for bids
- Excellent editing and proofreading skills
- Ability to work to deadlines and multi-task projects
- Proficient experience of Microsoft Office Suite – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. is required
- Intermediate or expert user of Adobe InDesign, or prepared to learn and upskill in this key area (we can provide training)
- BD experience gained in construction, infrastructure, professional services and/or consultancy would be desirable
You will be joining a well established, highly successful team who are market leaders in their sector. Our team is driven with proven self-starters and work winners and a BD strategy already established across multiple sectors. We are looking for a skilled communicator who is confident speaking to stakeholders at all levels.
Reporting directly to a partner of the SC1 team you will be working with a range of different stakeholders in a collaborative manner. You will also have access to G&Ts central marketing team who can provide support and guidance as necessary.
The team of people you will be working with are from diverse backgrounds and experiences and as well as being hard working they enjoy business networking, socialising and taking in part in G&T social and sporting events.
G&T is an independent construction and property consultancy working across all sectors of the built environment. We focus on minimising risk and creating opportunities to maximise the value of our clients’ developments and property assets.
We deliver Project Leadership, Cost Certainty, Construction Success and Specialist Consultancy working across all sectors of the built environment.
Our people are some of the most respected and highly trained in the industry. We ensure that we remain leaders in our field by investing in learning and development for everyone across the firm.
G&T is one of the most ethical firms in the built environment. Each year the firm and individuals support charitable causes through our social impact programme giving back to the communities we help to build.
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