Bid Manager

Job Description

The Bid Manager's core responsibilities are to manage prospective clients' formal requests for proposals from receipt to submission. The role involves engaging subject matter experts across the business and writing compelling responses to help accelerate the growth of Allegis.

The role involves operating as a business partner with Sales, Operations and Finance partners across the region and globe on large managed service and procurement outsourcing opportunities in the talent management industry.

The bid manager is customer-focused and able to successfully manage all facets of the proposal process under tight deadlines, including project management, response writing, stakeholder management, editing/proofing, document production and quality control.

The Bid Manager should quickly grasp win themes, developed in partnership with Business Development, Solutions and Operations, and compellingly articulate these in writing for an external audience.

Responsibilities
  • Project managing the bid process from RFx receipt through to submission to ensure a consistently high-quality product in line with client requirements and AGS strategy
  • Writing proposals and related documentation for AGS MSP, services procurement (SOW) and associated product offerings
  • Shaping opportunity win themes with sales, solutions, and operations from pre-tender receipt through to negotiation stage
  • Collaborating with the pitch development team to (or, where they are not assigned; to directly) manage and build pitch decks based on proposal content and requirements
  • Championing specific customer needs during bid development sessions, pitch deck development, and the bid process generally
  • Working with key stakeholders to build a compelling, differentiated offer
  • Ensuring client-facing output adheres to corporate visual brand and general high-quality standards
  • Facilitating gate and proposal development calls
  • Actively participating in the development of new solutions and proposal ideas
  • Peer reviewing and feeding back on other team members' RFxs
  • Managing production, distribution, and control of documents
  • Maintaining and enhancing proposal response database (Qvidian)
  • Documenting own bid activity (in outline) through Salesforce CRM system


Qualifications

  • 3-7 years of proposal writing experience
  • 3-5 years managing and developing direct reports
  • Ability to work under pressure to demanding deadlines
  • Highly organized working method with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with, and coordinate input from a wide range of stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • High levels of grammatical, spelling and formatting accuracy
  • Strong team player, with ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Proven skills in producing and editing content in a business environment
  • Advanced user of MS Word and PowerPoint in accordance with corporate brand guidelines
  • Competent user of Excel
  • Ability to manage time, multi-task and thrive in a pressurized, deadline-driven environment

Desirable Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
  • Managed Services, RPO, Services Procurement or recruitment knowledge / experience
  • Knowledge of proposal automation software


Additional Information

AGS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans). We will consider all applications without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to disability, please call 844-604-7059 or email accomodation@allegisglobalsolutions.com.