MKTG-007-3-17-10-Proposal Specialist Plateau Systems
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Plateau Systems is the industrys premier provider of enterprise-class SaaS talent management suites designed to facilitate strategic workforce initiatives around learning, performance, compensation and career and succession management. Several of the world's most successful global organizations and government agencies including General Electric, the U.S. Air Force and Capital One Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are using Plateaus award-winning talent management solutions to power strategic talent management initiatives across their enterprises. Plateau consistently earns top industry awards and accolades for consistently delivering superior customer satisfaction and best-in-class technology.
Plateau is seeking for a Proposal Specialist to produce written responses to Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) offers. This position must be based out of our Arlington Virginia office and will report to a Manager, Proposal Team. The preferred candidate shall be experienced to be able to review and evaluate RFIs and RFPs; support the account executive by identifying and organizing the proposal team members and to coordinate with subject matter experts in accordance with company policy.
Job Duties include:
o The primary focus of a Proposal manager is to create a compelling proposal that will result in Plateau being "short listed" in the procurement process
o Specific tasks and responsibilities for proposal development: 1.Analyze RFP document (including RFI and RFQ documents), assess if the requirements fit Plateau's capabilities and then assign sections of the proposal out to the appropriate authors from multiple functional organizations (e.g., sales, services, presales, etc.). 2.Write high quality proposal content and respond to the questions posed in the RFP. 3.Coordinate responses back from multiple authors and integrate into a complete document.
In addition to developing proposals, the proposal manger will: 1.Manage schedules associated with developing the proposal. This includes communicating due dates to the authors and other stakeholders. Escalate issues, like non-responsive authors, to management. 2.Create a repository of standard proposal content drawing upon the best of breed content from current proposals. This includes appealing graphics and designs. 3.Create industry-specific examples of proposals that can be delivered as templates. 4.Design, manage and improve processes related to proposal development. Also track metrics such as the volume of proposals over time. 5.Share technical information and best practices with team members and provide feedback to Product Management and Marketing regarding customer needs.
o Superior writing and editing skills
o Solid time management and organizational skills.
o Solid understanding of standard technical and/or business concepts.
o Demonstrated superior skills in usage of MS Office products including Word, and PowerPoint.
o Creative business writing as it applies to proposal development and writing
o Working knowledge of MS Project, VISIO, and graphics packages a solid plus
o A minimum 1-3 years proposals experience.
o Attention to detail and ability to set priorities
o Ability to work closely in a team environment with internal and external customers as well as other company colleagues.
o Willing to be flexible and adapt to customer needs.
o No relocation assistance.
||4401 Wilson Boulevard |
Arlington, VA 22203
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