Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Proposal Development Specialist will be responsible to organize the overall identification, preparation and submission of high quality offers/bids.
Bluesquare is a leading social impact data company that provides highly specialized data system, data visualization, metrics, analytics and specialized services in social sector in low income economies. We are looking for a person that can help us better respond to market opportunities and boost our sales.
Roles and responsibilities:
Support to sales:
Manage the sales pipeline
Monitor procurement, tender and other websites with tender/RFP
Provide indications to the management on market evolutions
Provide management with sales estimates and analytics
Service and tender offers management:
Identify tenders relevant to the company’s core business and inform management
Document and keep track of all offers that are in the making and ensure they are produced and delivered on time
Coordinate and produce the offers/proposals (EOI, RFI, RFP, etc) response
Review and edit proposal inputs from a variety of team members for insertion in the proposal: product / business knowledge / finance / legal / etc.
Ensure template are in line with company and product branding
Ability to identify and negotiate with third party providers: consultants, consortium members, consulting firms, NGOs, etc.
Ensure the overall quality, completeness, coherence and accuracy of proposals
Follow-up with prospective or existing clients on the analysis of the bids and provide additional information when requested
Maintain ready to use material in preparation of bids, in English and French such as CV of key staff, project description and product description, standard product offers
Ensure validation of the offers/bids with the respective teams (product, finance and business)
Provide support on software product sales strategy (e.g. SAAS, subscription schemes)
With the communication team and product owner, support the development of product sales tools (branding, marketing, communication).
Skills and competencies:
At least 3 years of experience working in the field of international development and in the preparation of offers/bid
Proven ability in planning, producing and delivering high quality proposals within a complex business environment
Experienced in scheduling and running proposal processes, organizing content meetings and facilitating final document review, coordinating sign off, document production and delivery
Excellent capacity to link with different stakeholders in the company : CEO, COO, product owners, technical team, communications
Attention to details, organized, follow through
Efficient, meet deadlines, ability to work under pressure
Experience in health and/or education in developing countries is an asset
Experience in preparing offers for aid agencies is an asset
Strong written and communication skills in French and English
HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume and a short paragraph explaining why you are applying to email@example.com