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Bids Manager - Remote

REQ: REQ-130265 Sales Support/Operations

Panasonic Connect
  • United States
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Panasonic - Bids and Capture Manager

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What You'll Get To Do:

Bid Proposal and Response:

  • Manage the bid qualification (bid go / no go) process for new opportunities.
  • Prepare and review the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer.
  • Develop written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation. Prepare management summary as required.
  • Manage bid budget as required.
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially-sound bid proposals.
  • Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic, and business issues.
  • Track and mitigate risks through the bid process.

Bid Strategy:

  • Review customer bid (RFI, RFP, and other bid requests) requirements and establish a strategy for response by working with system integrators, reseller partners, and internal resources.
  • Establish bid response team including business SMEs from Sales, Engineering, Service, Product, SCM/Ops, Finance, Legal & Risk.
  • Ensure team and Business Head alignment with bid strategy.

Relationship Management:

  • Maintain good relationships with business unit teams, sales, product, service, resellers, integrators, and distributors.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Business Development teams to understand market and customer requirements. 
  • Train internal teams regarding bid requirements, risks, regulatory, and compliance issues.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry associations to understand industry concerns and issues.

Bid Administration:

  • Develop and maintain a database for bids, including responses, clauses, compliance, commercial terms, and product/solution specifications to promote efficiencies & continuous improvement in bid responses.
  • Create, publish and monitor Bid KPIs through executive dashboards.
  • Arrange post-bid reviews internally and with customers to promote improved responses and bid win ratio.

What You'll Bring:

Scope:

  • No direct reports

Education & Experience:

  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, English or Technology or related majors
  • 3-5 years working in bid  management
  • Strong contract writing and negotiation experience
  • Must possess a demonstrated working knowledge of standard contract terms and conditions
  • 3 plus  years experience working with Government agencies
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) and DFARS
  • Project management experience (PMP Certification is a plus)

Competencies:

  • Strategic thinking and analysis capabilities including identifying risks and opportunities
  • Able to establish and manage bid management leading practices
  • Proven negotiation capability
  • Demonstrated communication, presentation, and writing skills.
  • Experience managing large, complex projects
  • Data analytical skills to drive decision making
  • Ability to solve complex problems and propose alternative solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure for tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage cross-functional teams      

Communications:

  • Key communications contacts (internal/external) and level of persuasion required
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization as well as externally to customers, suppliers, and business partners
  • Collaboration and influencing skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills                             

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

All applicants are subject to the Company’s mandatory vaccination policy.  All employees are required to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, unless they are eligible for and obtain an exemption based on a reasonable accommodation because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

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REQ: REQ-130265 Sales Support/Operations

  • United States
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