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Marsh & McLennan Companies

Proposal Specialist

Position Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Bid Manager to join our team, based in London.  This is an exciting time for an ambitious individual to join our growing organisation.

This role will support revenue growth across major clients and Specialty Insurance Lines (including Marine, Aviation, Energy, Financial Lines, Construction / Real Estate and Political Risk) by aiding sales and retention of prospect/client accounts.  You will manage and coordinate complex multinational offensive and defensive tenders, drive the bid strategy and manage communication with all relevant stakeholders. The role also involves collaborating with teams on strategic sales initiatives as well as working on operational improvements to benefit the bid management function.  You will also produce high quality reports, literature and presentations to communicate winning differentiators and to coach the presentation teams including senior colleagues.

We are looking for someone ideally with proven bid management experience, preferably for multinational clients.  Experience of working in the Insurance and/or Financial Services industry is highly beneficial.  It is key that candidates have strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as being an excellent communicator, both written and verbal.

Department Overview

IMPACT is the Marsh bid management team across the UK and Ireland. They help colleagues win more opportunities by delivering creative solutions through team-based problem solving, fostering collaboration and creative thinking between client teams and specialised resources.

We use our experience in bid management to deliver Marsh's best ideas and thinking to clients and prospects in concise, compelling communications. We work on strategic bids (both defensive and offensive) and add value to our internal clients by driving the (pre-) bid strategy by helping the client team identify a small number of key messages/winning differentiators from the wider Marsh offering.

About Marsh

Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world.  To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration.  Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth.Our more than 30,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include individuals, multinational organizations, and government entities worldwide. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients.  Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MarshGlobal Marsh and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: pension, health and welfare, tuition assistance, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: 

Marsh & McLennan Companies & its affiliates aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender expression or identity, marital and civil partnership status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation or beliefs.

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