Conduent Proposal Manager - Senior in Germantown, Maryland
Proposal Manager - Senior
Conduent is the world’s largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve.
We manage interactions with patients and the insured for a significant portion of the U.S. healthcare industry. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.
Whether it is digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, customer care or distributed learning – Conduent manages and modernizes these interactions to create value for both our clients and their constituents. Learn more at Conduent.com.
If you meet the requirements of this position and want to work for a world-class company with a great marketplace reputation, apply today.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Proposal Manager, Senior
Reports to: Director, Proposal Management
Analyze the RFP and make associated proposal process and content judgments
Provide guidance to capture manager/sales lead and assigned LOB and proposal center staff
Define style conventions based on proposal center standards and the RFP
Establish and maintain proposal schedule, compliant outline, and compliance matrix (as necessary)
Create, as needed, requirements and compliance matrices of RFP requirements (assigned production coordinator may assist in this process)
Approves template, cover, spine, tab, and label content (text and artwork)
Gathers and submits RFP questions
Plans and leads kick-off, status meetings, and all color reviews
Ensure proposal compliance with RFP requirements
Initiates and ensures RFP and appropriate proposal sections are reviewed by legal, contracts, and insurance groups (working with capture manager/sales lead)
Ensures completion of required forms by the appropriate personnel
Prepares review packages and provides necessary guidance
Establishes and maintains the on-line workspace
Coordinates with and supports graphics and production efforts
Reviews all sections
Signs off on all final sections for print
Ensures on time production and communicates delivery plan
Leads book check review
May manage multiple proposals in the same timeframe
Creates a positive work environment, demonstrates a professional attitude, and meets established goals and responsibilities while working in cooperation with colleagues
Other duties as assigned
Must be able to manage entire proposal process for complex proposals from solution meeting to proposal delivery. Must ensure 100% compliance with proposal requirements; 100% of proposals must be submitted by client-provided deadline. Establish and maintain a compliant outline, a proposal schedule, a compliance matrix (as necessary), style convention guidelines, and be adept at overall RFP analysis. Ability to manage more than one proposal at a time is a must. Willingness to work extended hours and assist other proposal team staff in meeting deadlines. Proofreading skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to handle stressful situations. Must be very dependable and possess exceptional customer service skills.
5 years of experience with state and local government bids (Federal only does not qualify)
Must have experience as a proposal manager in a proposal management organization for at least 5 years
Expert in Microsoft Word
Competent in Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro
Thorough and detail oriented, organized, with excellent time management skills
Ability to take ownership of the entire proposal and ensure a compelling and consistent message
Strong project management skills
Strong proposal design skills to communicate information with impact
Ability to juggle simultaneous bids at various stages and with various complexities
Ability to manage subcontractors/teaming partners, sales, consultants, subject matter experts
Ability to understand customer RFP requirements and ensure they are addressed in proposal
Command presence to ensure proposal teams remain calm and focused during stressful time constraints
Bachelor’s Degree desired but not required
Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Conduent Business Services or one of its subsidiaries may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to accommodations@Conduent.com . Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.
Job Pricing, Bid or Contract Management
Primary Location United States-Maryland-Germantown
Organization Public Sector
Unposting Date Apr 30, 2018, 10:59:00 PM
Req ID: 18006517