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Sr. Proposal Manager

Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search for an experienced Senior Proposal Manager located in Apple Valley, MN This position is a long-term contract to hire job opportunity.



The Proposal Manager has primary responsibility for leading the proposal process, beginning with initial intake activities and on through to successful proposal submission. The company responds to RFPs that call for complex and strategic solutions, often in response to bid requests from state governments. The Proposal Manager plays a critical role in proposal success, and the role calls for both excellent project management and written communications skills (writing and editing), along with ability to collaborate with designated subject matter experts in all of Questar¿s functional areas (distribution/collection, processing operations, program management, assessment development, IT/IS, measurement/research, and performance assessment) to develop and deliver all components of a final proposal. The Proposal Manager edits the work of subject matter experts, writes new positioning, and edits all the components together in a way that addresses both compliance and sales strategy. As part of the senior role, function in some capacities as a team lead, including support with: assessing proposal complexity and weighing in on team assignments; coaching and mentoring other proposal managers on the team; tracking and monitoring status of proposal projects across the team.




Responsibilities:


-Take ownership of entire proposal process from receipt of RFP through development and production.


-Collaborate with the Proposal and Business Development Team to ensure project objectives are met.


-Review RFP in detail and evaluate contents for key information.


-Prepare for and facilitate proposal-related meetings (kick-off, solution, etc.).


-Prepare proposal project calendar.


-Prepare work plan, deadlines, and assignments, and notify participants of work plan and deadlines.


-As available, provide boilerplate text for subject matter experts.


-Write original text, as needed, in consultation with subject matter experts.


-Review text submitted by SMEs for compliance.


-Compile and edit full first draft, ensuring accuracy, consistent voice, and other alignment with best practices for proposal positioning.


-Submit draft for management review and address edits.


-Coordinate with pricing and production resources to produce and ship final proposal.


-Address follow-up questions, as necessary.


-As part of the senior role, function in some capacities as a team lead, including support with: assessing proposal complexity and weighing in on team assignments; coaching and mentoring other proposal managers on the team; tracking and monitoring status of proposal projects across the team.

Keywords: , St. Paul , Sr. Proposal Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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