Bid Specialist required in Islamabad

Full time On-site @Zones, LLC in Administration , in Business Development , in Information Technology
  • Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan, 45600
  • Post Date : May 20, 2023
  • Apply Before : July 15, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 13818
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender MaleFemaleTransgender
  • Industry Information Technology
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

As a Bid Manager, your primary responsibilities include:

  • Taking full responsibility for managing bids, effectively managing time and prioritizing tasks.
  • Setting up the proposal and developing the bidding strategy.
  • Creating storyboards and sectional outlines for proposals.
  • Applying a systematic approach to the bidding and negotiation process, aligning with Zones’ business goals.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of processes, tools, content, and templates, and supporting new initiatives.
  • Reviewing bids, requests for proposals (RFPs), and requests for quotes (REQs) to develop proposal plans and kickoff materials.
  • Ensuring compliance of proposal documents with RFP criteria, including content, formatting, length, and layout.
  • Managing bidding projects end-to-end, collaborating with internal stakeholders (e.g., Pricing, Technology, Legal).
  • Utilizing templates to enter client information and customize proposal content.
  • Gathering information through interviews with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and writing various proposal sections.
  • Conducting initial reviews to identify SME questions and extract important pricing information.
  • Analyzing RFPs and creating compliance matrices.
  • Collaborating with the proposal development team to articulate the win strategy.
  • Collecting technical data and pricing information from SMEs.
  • Developing proposal templates and models.
  • Composing all bid content, including executive summaries, organization credentials, cost narratives, technical sections, conclusions, etc.
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to implement the proposal strategy and meet proposal deadlines.
  • Maintaining quality standards by following proposal-writing standards, ensuring readability, consistency, and adherence to company and client requirements.
  • Monitoring changes to solicitations and adjusting work accordingly.
  • Assisting in facilitating team reviews and revising proposal content as necessary.
  • Editing text to ensure error-free, consistent tone and style, and compliance with company and client guidelines.
  • Collaborating with graphics specialists to create visual elements for proposals.
  • Consolidating and integrating disparate components into a unified and coherent proposal.
  • Compiling and submitting proposals in a timely manner.
  • Performing other assigned duties related to bid management.
  • Demonstrating quick thinking, assertiveness, and tact to ensure successful bid submissions, while effectively managing time, meeting deadlines, and working independently.
  • Handling substantial responsibilities, maintaining composure under pressure, and carefully interpreting instructions.
  • Understanding complex technical and U.S. legal requirements.
  • Demonstrating strong written communication skills in English.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a multinational environment, preferably in bid or sales support roles.
  • Project management experience.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage virtual teams across different locations.
  • Fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment.


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