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Pursuits Executive (Legal Industry)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Pursuits Executive in the legal industry. This role is based in Kuala Lumpur and offers the chance to work within an international law firm with a global footprint. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with a Business Development executive, identifying and winning work, supporting client relationships, and contributing to complex and strategic bidding activity.

What you'll do:

As a Pursuits Executive in the legal industry, you will play a pivotal role in identifying new business opportunities through various channels. You will be responsible for drafting content, coordinating tender responses, project managing bids and proposals, liaising with clients, maintaining databases, managing internal filing systems, acting as an expert on bid templates and handling tender enquiries. Your ability to prioritise effectively, learn quickly, communicate excellently and work collaboratively at all levels will be key to your success in this role.

  • Identify tender and proposal opportunities through press and online sources
  • Draft discrete content, liaise with content providers, carry out ad hoc information requests and document formatting in accordance with bid house style
  • Prepare and coordinate tender responses including SQ responses, proposals, fee quotations and ITT submissions
  • Project manage routine bids and proposals, extracting client requirements from papers, setting up template response documents, managing submission timelines
  • Submit clarification questions, help teams prepare for presentations and sit in on client debriefs
  • Liaise with clients regarding clarification points, follow-ups and debriefing
  • Locate standard content such as CVs and track record, add to bid content library, work with team to keep track record database up-to-date
  • Ensure all internal filing is managed properly
  • Act as a point of expertise on bid templates (Word)
  • Act as query point for simple and moderately complex tender enquiries

What you bring:

The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience and skills to the table. With at least 2 years' experience working on proposals, bids and tenders, you will have a proven track record in a professional services environment. Your experience with online bidding tools will be invaluable, as will your flexibility, adaptability and resilience. Your ability to prioritise work effectively, learn quickly, communicate excellently and work collaboratively at all levels will set you apart.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working on proposals, bids and tenders for both panel appointments and projects
  • Experience in a professional services environment
  • Experience using online bidding tools such as tender ports
  • Flexibility, adaptability, resilience
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn and absorb knowledge quickly
  • Excellent organisational skills with strong communication abilities
  • Team player who can work effectively at all levels

What sets this company apart:

Our client is an international and national law firm with a global footprint. They are proud of their commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and value the variety of their partnership. Their strategic direction is shaped by a desire to grow their business in a responsible and sustainable way, with the principles of ESG guiding their operations. They believe that it's their people that make them unique and they respect and value the individual talents of each team member.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to the next level? Apply now!

Apply today by clicking on the link. If you require any further information or need additional support during the recruitment process, please feel free to contact our recruitment team.

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Sales

Focus: Business Development

Industry: Legal

Salary: 20% <RM8k22% >RM8-12.5k

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: 85ILO0-E5EFDC8E

Date posted: 04 July 2024

Consultant: Beatrice Chin

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