PRIMARY FUNCTION

The Proposal Administrator works alongside the Commercial Lead and is responsible for the preparation of all assigned proposals, from concept through presentation to the customer.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Principal Duties

  • The Proposal Administrator works closely with Business Development, Contracts, IT, Finance, Project Implementation, Service Delivery and owns the process for the scoping, pricing, generation and review of quotations / proposals for new business and delivery of these to the client;
  • The proposal shall meet the requirements of the customer and clearly define the scope of work and services to both the client and the internal execution group; 
  • The proposal shall be prepared in a timely manner to comply with internal review requirements and customer requirements; 
  • Responsible for managing all resources essential to the proposal process to ensure adherence to compliance, quality and timeliness requirements;
  • Ensures key proposals are properly scoped, identifies missing and evaluates assumptions, helps identify risks, helps to evaluate cost, ensures text and response match requirements;
  • Participates in the bid/no-bid decision process;
  • Schedules proposal preparation and submission activities;
  • Creates proposal outline to ensure content and organization of the proposal strictly follow and address RFP requirements;
  • Identifies need for subject matter experts distributing inquiry documents to others involved in the proposal;
  • Collects, consolidates and QC proposal inputs from operational departments and in country vendors;
  • Leads milestone proposal reviews providing draft proposal data to milestone review participants and retrieves modified proposal inputs for completing the proposal;
  • Proofreading, editing, and standardising proposal text for proper grammar, spelling, comprehension, corporate style, compelling graphics, format, and accuracy;
  • Upon approval from senior management, delivers finished proposal products to client;
  • Liaise with client in a professional manner and be responsive to ongoing proposal requirements;
  • Prepares and leads the proposal Handover Meeting with supporting documentation;
  • Maintains knowledge of approved company vendors, reviews quotes from vendor firms for conformity to contract requirements and determines acceptable quotes;
  • Utilizes prior knowledge and experience to help lead, inform and share “lessons learned”;
  • Contribute to the team members training;
  • Apply global solutions that drive process standardisation and simplification;
  • Plays a key role in the continuous improvement of the proposal process and the supporting tools / information.

Service Excellence

  • Responds effectively to queries from clients, employees and partners

Team Focus

  • Participates in team meetings

Professional & Personal Development

  • Development opportunities identified at appraisal annually and live development plan in place

Competencies

  • Strong computer skills with excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • High level of work accuracy
  • Planning and organizing own workload 
  • Ability to priorities tasks to achieve all deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; must be able to work independently and interact effectively with all levels of the organization; 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and works well under pressure;
  • The capacity to adequately handle work stress and meet project deadlines;
  • Self-motivated and able to lead, follow-up and drive projects to completion;
  • Effective communications skills both written and verbal for interface with clients and co-workers; 
  • Works with professionalism and integrity to uphold reputation of team and company
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV experience would be a plus.

Apply now!

Send your cover letter and CV to: recruitment@activpayroll.com