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Proposal & Business Development Coordinator - London

Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Closes: 20 Dec 2020
London, London Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 761301664

Job description

You will work as part of a team supporting the biggest and most strategic pursuits and proposals in our Consulting business, working alongside senior management, including Partners and Directors on a daily basis, as we strive to help our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. You'll play an integral role supporting staff as required for an outstanding variety of work and making contributions to the team on a daily basis.

This 12 month fixed-term contract within Consulting, will give you first-hand experience of the exciting world of winning work; focused on sales, proposals and business development. You will get to see how the business works and how it is commercially successful - becoming an expert in creating winning proposals and innovative value propositions for our clients.


The purpose of the role is to provide support in these key areas:
  • Proposal and pitch coordination - a key role working as part of pursuit and proposal teams in G&HI cluster, contributing to high quality winning pursuits, proposals and pitches
  • Sales support - supporting sales campaigns, account development, sales lead tracking and salesforce reporting
  • Team administration - Deliver ongoing activities to support efficient and high quality service delivered to Consulting Partners & Directors..
Required skills and competencies
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
  • Attention to detail and quality at all times
  • Ability to balance multiple engagements
Any proposal or sales support experience in a business environment is beneficial but not mandatory.

A typical day

This is a varied role, so no two days are exactly the same, however you will find yourself working on the following types of activities:
  • Weekly team huddles to share information on workload
  • Researching client and competitor information to inform proposal strategy, win themes and proposal storyboarding
  • Planning, organising and attending proposal workshops
  • Creating and updating proposal plans
  • Organising and holding regular status update meetings and producing reports
  • Supporting teams to develop persuasive and impactful proposal content and pitches
  • Facilitating the proposal design process
  • Searching and updating proposal body of knowledge
  • Using Salesforce to track and report on sales pipeline - and encouraging opportunity owners to follow salesforce best practise
  • Gathering and reviewing client feedback to inform future proposals.
The PwC Deal

We want people to build exceptional careers during their time at PwC. When you feel motivated and energised by your work, you're more able to contribute to the organisation, as well as achieve your aspirations. No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life. We empower people to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential. In return, your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.

Diversity and inclusion

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It's critical we have diverse talent, views and thinking if we are to deliver exceptional client value and solve the world's important problems. We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate. So join PwC. We'll help you reach your full potential. Learn more here

About PwC

We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.


In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients' business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries - everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.
Not the role for you?

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The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.


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