Sample Job Description for Bid Manager

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Job Title: Bid Manager

Location of the Job: Lincoln, NE 68516

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

The Bid Manager is responsible for the development of high quality winning proposals for prospective customers. This entails the management of a multi-disciplined proposal team through the bid development process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Upon satisfactory performance of duties may be considered for Sr.​ Proposal Specialist II position or Bid Manager Position depending upon individual goals and capabilities and department needs
  • Ensures that all work adheres to department performance standards
  • Continues to work effectively and cooperatively with all members of Business Communications team
  • Ensures that all work adheres to department’s performance standards
  • Capable of assuming individual proposal management responsibility (ies) for small to medium sized proposals.​ May individually manage larger proposal projects
  • Consistently manages multiple and more complex section assignments in a professional, timely, technically accurate manner
  • Analyzes customer requirements as relayed through requests for proposals (RFPs) within area of specialization and other writing assignments, and guides proposal content accordingly
  • Has assumed on-going section responsibility for multiple disciplines and is recognized as the internal resource for information about the disciplines
  • Researches and writes proposals sections, and other materials geared toward obtaining new business and retaining existing business

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to absorb and interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with both abstract and tangible variables.
  • Must also have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate the essence of financial statements, budgets and cash flow forecasts and be able to generate the same.
  • Should have a basic understanding of MRP systems.
  • Working knowledge of MS Project and/or Primavera is desired.
  • Proficient use of computer with good working knowledge of MS Office and Excel is required.
  • MBA is preferred, with 8-10 years related sales or finance experience/training.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in engineering;
  • Knowledge of MANAGE 2000 ERP is also desired.

Salary: $13.00 – $14.00 Hourly DOE