The RFP Manager, CSB is responsible for researching RFP/Bid opportunities for both SLED and Private Sector opportunities, and for managing all opportunities that are selected by management to pursue. This responsibility will include the day to day management of the process and coordination of the teams assigned to the projects.
Responsibilities Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a multiple RFP/Bid related projects to ensure overall project quality, completeness and schedule adherence. Create, schedule, and execute RFP/Bid work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirement.
Identify resources needed for each RFP/Bid project and assign responsibility for individual tasks. Effectively manage cross-functional resources (finance, technical, billing, sales, etc.) to ensure timely completion of assignments. Utilize online tools, media, and customer/industry contacts, to conduct research related to SLED and Private Sector Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Bids (RFB), Invitations to Bid (ITB), etc. relevant to C Spire products and services.
Effectively communicate relevant RFP/Bid project information to stakeholders and management. Resolve and/or escalate RFP/Bid project issues in a timely fashion. Ensure that all RFP/Bid project documents are tracked, completed, and properly stored.
Coordinate the submission of RFP/Bid responses and any subsequent related questions, clarifications, or other request for information. Track responses through to award and communicate all results to management. Maintain standard RFP/Bid processes, procedures and documentation.
Manage project management staff when assigned to individual RFP/Bid projects. Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes. Additional responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.
Minimum 2 years business experience including formal or informal Project Management experience is required. PMP certification a plus.
Prior experience with coordinating, responding to, and managing schedules around bid opportunities for public and/or private sector entities is preferred. Demonstrated leadership of cross-functional teams (sales, finance, technical, operational, etc.) strongly preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and computer skills required.
Must have high level of initiative and be performance and success driven. Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must work well in a team environment.
Proficient in MS Office environment. Detail Oriented.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be able to sit for long periods of time and use computer keyboard and/or mouse, while viewing computer screen.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends. Note: This is a brief description of the RFP Manager's responsibilities and is not limited to those described herein. Management retains the right to add, delete or modify any of these responsibilities at any time during employment Rev. 3/2019
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