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Title: Bidding and Solutions Manager
Location: Prefer Germantown, MD; may consider other U.S. Conduent locations.
Conduent Transportation Solutions organization is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Bids and Proposals Manager to join the team. This is a very visible position that requires strong leadership and communication skills. The successful candidate should have experience in proposal costing / pricing, project management and relevant job experience.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Manage all aspects of proposal costing, revisions and submission, including supporting negotiations as required
Develop schedule and kickoff effort to ensure proposal costing is completed to support internal pricing and proposal reviews
Ensure functional area costing inputs include Basis-Of-Estimate (BOE), Assumptions and Risks and Opportunities;
Facilitate cost review sessions and present at internal reviews with senior management;
Review proposals, quotes, and cost sheets to insure proposals meet RFP requirements;
Develop and maintain proposal tools, templates, etc. (Microsoft Excel, Word PowerPoint etc.)
BS degree in business or technical major; Master's degree is desired (i.e. MBA or MIS);
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus;
Proven experience and expertise in bids and proposal management, development and best practices;
Five (5 ) plus years of bids and proposal experience;
Proven results on completing winning proposals;
Proven ability to motivate, direct, and manage proposal teams;
Excellent strategic thinker and ability to formulate discriminators;
Must possess superior communication skills (i.e. written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal)
Highly collaborative and extensive experience in collaboration tools and processes;
Experience in leading large as well as multiple proposal efforts;
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
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