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Bid Manager

  • Ref: 302528
  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: Paramus, NJ
  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

The Bid Manager leads and delivers top-quality tender responses. With excellent organizational skills, the ideal candidate should be able to manage multiple bids and writing tasks simultaneously. The Bid Management team plays a crucial role in securing core parts of the company's business. Each bid manager is owner of and responsible for bid responses end to end, from kickoff to signoff and delivery.

Company Information

Software for the Insurance industry

Job Duties

  • Review RFx documents and understand the requirements and scope 
  • Manage the response process end to end, including scheduling, assigning roles and responsibilities to stakeholders, following up with internal contributors, putting together top-notch answers, and ensuring timely delivery of responses
  • Become self-sufficient in replying to substantial portions of the bid
  • Track the progress made by the relevant stakeholders daily to ensure the process is on track at all times
  • Manage the review process and draw together all supporting documents, pricing elements
  • Ensure the timely submission of bids in adherence to requirements

Education

Bachelors or Associates degree preferred

Experience & Skills Required

  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar position or as a technical/marketing writer looking to make a change
  • Independent and quick learner
  • High attention to details
  • Commercial awareness - ability to understand industry requirements
  • Excellent organizational and project-management skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment (sometimes under pressure), with the capacity to meet the deadlines of several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills to converse with a range of stakeholders that will have varying levels of input into the content of the bid