Proposal Manager

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Posted on May 21, 2024 by CV-Library
Dublin, City of Dublin, Ireland
Hospitality
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Proposal Manager
Dublin / Hybrid Working (1 day a week in the ofifce)
Seeking an experienced Proposal Manager to join a leading catering organisation based in Dublin. You will be working within a creative and collaborative team where you will focus on the creation and production of sales documents.
The team works nationally, managing high value bids, proposals and presentations across multiple sectors. As the Proposal Manager you will support and produce creative, strategic, solution-based bid proposals. You will be involved in the project management of the entire bid lifecycle. This will include researching, authoring, editing and challenging content, supporting the development of win strategies and persuasive delivery structures, whilst creating bid guidelines and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
The Bid Writer will report to the Bid Team Manager, working in conjunction with Sales or Retention Lead. A flexible approach would be required to accommodate the peaks and troughs of the bid lifecycle.
Key Responsibilities of Proposal Manager:
As the Bid Writer you will be responsible for ensuring that bid responses are written in a style and format to ensure:
" Professionally written and structured responses to questions which maximise ease of reading and award of marks by the evaluator.
" Quantifiable evidence is included within responses to support our proposed solution.
" The bid is fully compliant with all stated requirements.
" A consistency in tone of voice, messaging and language across multiple answers.
" Deployment of best practice writing techniques.
" Responses are proofread and edited appropriately.
" Work with, and challenge SMEs where required, to ensure that their responses are appropriate, compliant and correct.
" Owns designated questions, review, edit and enhance all answers ensuring that there is an introduction and summary for each section where relevant.
" Author executive summaries.
" Provide style guides and writer instructions to all members of the bid team.
" Develop new content for the knowledge library.
" Attend all bid progress meetings.
" Liaise and direct third parties involved in writing sections of the bid response documents, where relevant.
Essential Attributes for Proposal Manager:
" Expert writing skills and attention to detail.
" 5 years+ writing / editing experience.
" Proven track record in working on and winning complex, high value bids.
" Proven track record of persuasive bid writing to create compelling sales documents.
" Able to build relationships internally and externally, comfortable working at Director level with the necessary skills to guide a diverse team successfully through the bid process.
" Creative, strategic thinking and ability to look at different ways of doing things.
" Willingness to develop, drive and implement new solutions.
" Appropriate experience in tender management methodology.
" Ability to manage complex, multi-service scenarios and to think clearly under pressure.
" Willingness to travel when required.
Highly Desireable Attributes
" Experience of working on high value bids £1m+.
" High value public sector bid experience.
" Soft FM, Hard FM, professional services or construction bid writing experience.
" English / Journalism degree, or A Level English to Grade A.
" Advanced Word and Microsoft systems skills.
For further information or to apply for this Proposal Manager role, please contact Lisa Easthope at Bid Solutions

Reference: 221691881

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CV-Library

Proposal Manager

CV-Library

Posted on May 21, 2024 by CV-Library

Dublin, City of Dublin, Ireland
Hospitality
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Proposal Manager
Dublin / Hybrid Working (1 day a week in the ofifce)
Seeking an experienced Proposal Manager to join a leading catering organisation based in Dublin. You will be working within a creative and collaborative team where you will focus on the creation and production of sales documents.
The team works nationally, managing high value bids, proposals and presentations across multiple sectors. As the Proposal Manager you will support and produce creative, strategic, solution-based bid proposals. You will be involved in the project management of the entire bid lifecycle. This will include researching, authoring, editing and challenging content, supporting the development of win strategies and persuasive delivery structures, whilst creating bid guidelines and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
The Bid Writer will report to the Bid Team Manager, working in conjunction with Sales or Retention Lead. A flexible approach would be required to accommodate the peaks and troughs of the bid lifecycle.
Key Responsibilities of Proposal Manager:
As the Bid Writer you will be responsible for ensuring that bid responses are written in a style and format to ensure:
" Professionally written and structured responses to questions which maximise ease of reading and award of marks by the evaluator.
" Quantifiable evidence is included within responses to support our proposed solution.
" The bid is fully compliant with all stated requirements.
" A consistency in tone of voice, messaging and language across multiple answers.
" Deployment of best practice writing techniques.
" Responses are proofread and edited appropriately.
" Work with, and challenge SMEs where required, to ensure that their responses are appropriate, compliant and correct.
" Owns designated questions, review, edit and enhance all answers ensuring that there is an introduction and summary for each section where relevant.
" Author executive summaries.
" Provide style guides and writer instructions to all members of the bid team.
" Develop new content for the knowledge library.
" Attend all bid progress meetings.
" Liaise and direct third parties involved in writing sections of the bid response documents, where relevant.
Essential Attributes for Proposal Manager:
" Expert writing skills and attention to detail.
" 5 years+ writing / editing experience.
" Proven track record in working on and winning complex, high value bids.
" Proven track record of persuasive bid writing to create compelling sales documents.
" Able to build relationships internally and externally, comfortable working at Director level with the necessary skills to guide a diverse team successfully through the bid process.
" Creative, strategic thinking and ability to look at different ways of doing things.
" Willingness to develop, drive and implement new solutions.
" Appropriate experience in tender management methodology.
" Ability to manage complex, multi-service scenarios and to think clearly under pressure.
" Willingness to travel when required.
Highly Desireable Attributes
" Experience of working on high value bids £1m+.
" High value public sector bid experience.
" Soft FM, Hard FM, professional services or construction bid writing experience.
" English / Journalism degree, or A Level English to Grade A.
" Advanced Word and Microsoft systems skills.
For further information or to apply for this Proposal Manager role, please contact Lisa Easthope at Bid Solutions

Reference: 221691881

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