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Senior Bilingual Proposal Specialist

Remote, CA

Requisition Number: 90946 

Senior Bilingual Proposal Specialist

 

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

 

The Senior Bilingual Proposal Specialist is responsible for providing support to the Sales organizations in the development of customized client deliverables (i.e., proposals, quotes, requests for information, presentations, etc.). 

Incumbents will be responsible for bringing together the efforts of Sales, Operations, Services Practices, and various other resources to ensure the timely coordination and creation of client documentation (creative, legal, and business content) while meeting client-driven deadlines. 

 

 

WORK PERFORMED

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions of the Job:

 

  • Manages proposal process by scheduling and facilitating proposal calls, communicating, and tracking bid assignments, and controlling/completing the proposal response document from initial draft to final submission.
  • Provides day-to-day review and oversight of other proposal team members’ output.
  • Acquires and retains a broad understanding of legal, bid, and contract management processes to mitigate risk.
  • Ensures company policies regarding review, approval, and signature authority are followed during the bid process.
  • Conducts business and/or legal reviews for all assigned opportunities as required.
  • Follows all RFP bid processes and coordinates the review process, as well as proofreading/editing documents.
  • In collaboration with the proposal team, develops proposal responses for assigned bid opportunities working with sales, technical, and services organizations.
  • Analyzes client RFPs to understand the bid response, company requirements, and terms and conditions.
  • Supports maintenance of boilerplate content, adding new content, editing, reviewing and/or retiring content as needed in the SharePoint portal.
  • Works collaboratively with teams in varying geographic locations and varying roles within the organization.
  • Contributes to Bid Management initiatives as requested.
  • Manages and drives larger, more complex, and important strategic opportunities within the marketplace.
  • Continuingly strives to understand and relate Insight’s value-add proposition to all proposal submittals.
  • Develops a practical knowledge of Insight’s offerings including Hardware, Software, and Services.
  • Tracks submitted opportunities for win/loss measurement.
  • Interfaces with Proposal Manager and sales management as appropriate regarding bidding issues that require escalation.
  • Supports other departmental functions and projects as directed / required by management.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

Education and/or Experience:

 

  • Bilingual in English and French required.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in French and English.
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a 4-year College or university in general Business required. 
  • 5 years professional work experience in a sales environment, bid/proposal development, or related field and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate or above working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to share information and ideas both verbally and in writing.
  • Exceptional writing skills to succinctly capture Insight’s value to the client.
  • Strong organizational skills including accuracy, timeliness, and detail-oriented with the ability to work under pressure, managing multiple activities to meet established goals in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and gain the trust of those being supported.
  • Works well with others at various levels within the organization.
  • Exhibits high levels of energy and maintains a positive and professional attitude.
  • Team player focused on team goals and prioritizing own work to ensure those goals are met.
  • Open to changing environment and adopts business changes.
  • Actively seeks development opportunities to increase knowledge and meet company training requirements.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard, reach, stoop and kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus due to computer work.
  • Light to moderate lifting is required.
  • Ability to uphold the stress of traveling.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Moderate noise (i.e., business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.

 

As a condition of employment, this job is subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions: Reference Checks, Criminal Background Checks, Driver’s Abstract and valid driver license if required for the role.

 

Insight Canada is proud to offer reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform us during the application process.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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