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Request for Proposal (RFP) Manager – English

By November 27, 2022 No Comments

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Category:
Analyst
Sales
Business
Project Management/Research
Region:
Netherlands: Amsterdam
Salary:
€ 3833 – € 4166 Monthly
Languages:
English (Fluent)
Hiring type:
Company hire
Duration:
7 months contract with view to extension
Start date:
ASAP
Job ref.:
22-0513
Contact:
Silviya Hristova
+31 (0)70 311 7822
silviya@bluelynx.com

Description

Our international client, one of the world’s foremost managing consulting firms, is now hiring a Request for Proposal (RFP) Manager to join their team in Amsterdam. 

The RFP Manager will support consultants and their teams in developing a clear response strategy and coordinating the creation of technical and commercial proposals. This position is critical to developing a compelling response by translating client requirements with strategy and providing solutions into engaging, client-ready documents. 

This role’s contributions directly impact the company’s proposal quality and win rate. In this role, the RFP Manager will coordinate, prepare and complete all RFPs and questionnaires with the help of other stakeholder groups. They would ensure that all RFPs and questionnaires are responded to in a comprehensive, accurate, consistent, and timely manner.

Job Profile for Request for Proposal (RFP) Manager
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Co-ordinate and prepare the proposal (Request For Information, Request For Quotes, Invitation To Tender, etc.) based on client requirements
  • Facilitate the development and review of proposal strategies and themes
  • Analyse the RFP/bid requirements against the control document to ensure both compliance and responsiveness
  • Ensure consistency and quality of proposal deliverables
  • Work closely with the Legal Team to ensure proposal documents conform to company policy and guidelines
  • Coordinate with the key members of the project team (consultants, associates, Client Development Team members, legal team, information security team etc.) at all stages of the proposal
  • Actively work with the North America colleagues to ensure collaboration and consistency across the regions, step-in on global projects where necessary
  • Take a proactive role to constantly strive to improve the quality of the responses
  • Update, maintain and distribute quarterly, won and lost reports, etc.
  • Follow-up with consultants and clients to obtain feedback; try to determine reasoning behind a win/loss
  • Organise and maintain the RFP Wiki, and the RFP Resources folder shared with the Client Development team to ensure an up-to-date database of reusable answers
  • Maintain archives of RFP responses

Candidate Profile for Request for Proposal (RFP) Manager

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in project management and experience in bid management across sectors
  • Experience working in an international consulting environment and/or a role involving significant client service and the management of multiple projects toward tight timelines; accustomed to an environment where competing demands are the norm
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Skilled at PowerPoint and Excel 
  • Strong stakeholder management 
  • Strong intercultural communicational skills 
  • Team mind-set and strong work ethic

What Our Client Offers

  • Pension contribution
  • Health insurance contribution
  • Travel expenses reimbursement
  • 26 vacation days
  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in an executive-level international working environment

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Note:

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Kind regards, The Blue Lynx Team

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