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Proposal Development Graduate Programme

Develop valuable skills as you support our business to coordinate high quality bids and proposals, tailored for the best client solutions.



Introduction

As part of our Proposal Development team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

The Pursuit Services Team works closely with Client Groups Sales Teams to offer a range of high quality standardised service offerings, from Standard Content Authoring to end-to-end Proposal Management, enabling the sales teams and subject matter experts more time to spend developing tailored and differentiated solutions and managing the relationships with their clients.

Reporting to the Proposal Management Lead, you will be responsible for providing logistics and administrative support to Proposal Managers, Sales Leads and/or Bid Managers for a specific deal pursuit, by:

  • Maintaining the Proposal Response Plan (schedules, milestones, deliverables etc.)
  • Supporting the preparation of the proposal deliverable and any associated documentation
  • Supporting the flow of information between the Proposal / Bid Manager and key contributors.

You need to have gained or will obtain a degree in any discipline. We will also expect you to demonstrate attributes such as:

  • Mastery of leading negotiations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexibility / adaptability
  • Ability to work effectively in a team

Applications are now closed.

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You’ll apply to our office in London but a level of travel and working from other locations may be required from time to time.

Training & development

All of our Proposal Development professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom/virtual, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

Rewards & benefits

We understand that what you earn and the benefits you receive have an enormous impact on your quality of life. Because we’re always competing to attract and retain the very best people, we continuously review our rewards strategy to make sure it’s the best it can be. It includes:

  • Starting salary of £28,000
  • 30 days’ holiday per annum plus public holidays
  • Personal laptop
  • AMEX card
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee share purchase plan
  • Three days’ paid charity leave
  • Access to app-based fitness classes and discounts on a range of gyms
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Hotel and travel discounts
  • Generous shared parental leave
  • Generous car cash allowance (manager level and above)

Application process

The info you need to know about applying to an Accenture programme.

1. Online application

To apply, you need to complete an online profile. You can only apply to one programme in any six month period but if you are unsuccessful you can apply to other roles.

2. Telephone interview

You may be selected for a telephone interview with a member of our team.

3. Assessment Centre

If you’re successful, you’ll be invited to one of our assessment centres where you’ll take part in a variety of activities designed to help us find out what your strengths are.

4. Offer

Well done! If you’re successful in all the stages we’ll offer you a place on the programme and tell you your start date. If you don’t pass, we’ll give you the opportunity to get feedback.

5. Onboarding

Before your start date, we’ll ask you to provide evidence of your academic results and two references. We’ll then send you details of your training week where we’ll welcome you into Accenture!

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