Proposal Specialist (Remote)

JAGGAER
 Morrisville, NC

Overview

ABOUT JAGGAER:

JAGGAER is a proven industry leader of comprehensive sourcing and procurement solutions. Our SaaS-based, source-to-settle solution provides unparalleled visibility, insights and recommendations to procurement leaders and suppliers. The result is a fluid supply chain driven by powerful spend analysis, comprehensive contract management and efficient accounts payable solutions.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

JAGGAER understands people are its most important asset and is looking for an Proposal Specialist to join the Global RFx Team to support and drive continued company growth through the successful delivery of pre-sales services for Global Sales Team. The Proposal Specialist is a central corporate role focused on owning development and content completion of RFxs and related documents. This includes but is not limited to project management, setting timelines, answering, and assigning requirements, editing, collation, and pageantry of final documents. The Proposal Specialist is an individual contributor who will collaborate with other internal organizations and utilize their knowledge of processes, and procedures to complete these documents.

Principal Responsibilities

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 2+ years of SaaS RFx experience
  • Provide input to help qualify deals and drive bid/no bid decisioning to ensure we apply the right resources to the right deals.
  • Capture bid response requirements.
  • Manage kick-off calls to review strategy, assignments, and response schedule/project plan.
  • Own customer requirements writing assignments.
  • Monitor response team progress to ensure adherence to internal deadlines, action plans, compliance, and quality standards.
  • Review and edit content for consistency and company brand guidelines.
  • Ensure all submissions are completed on time and are in accordance with customer guidelines and specifications while making JAGGAER’s response stand out and unique.
  • Provide consultative support to participants about the RFx and other related processes.
  • Capture and share lessons learnt with the organization.
  • Develop business relationships among internal associates to ensure effective management of proposal generation.
  • Use CRM tool to proactively track activity status and history.
  • Enhance RFx response process to improve win-rate by periodically providing feedback about the current process and identifying areas where we do not win.
  • Collaborate with Global RFx team content administrator to maintain most recent content required to respond to RFxs.

Position Requirements

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Strong writing, editing, quantitative and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to comply with bid response requirements while making JAGGAER’s responses stand out from competitive offerings.
  • Proven ability to determine, create, deliver and manage process flows.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, able to meet deadlines and prepare materials with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite and Adobe.
  • Proposal automation tool experience preferred.
  • Understanding of Supply Management, Spend Management, Supply Chain, Procurement disciplines preferred.
  • Experience in a role having dealt with software cloud solutions is a plus.
  • 3+ years of proposal management experience (within technology company preferred).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, Business Management or Communications related discipline preferred, not mandatory.

SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION:

  • Internal Customer Focus: You understand our internal customers and stakeholders and work to ensure RFx support needs are met.
  • Communication:You communicate clearly, directly and regularly with internal stakeholders to ensure project timelines and tasks, and process is understood and adhered to, resulting in high-quality response documents for external customers.
  • Collaboration: You proactively build internal relationships across the RFx and stakeholder teams. You provide guidance and support during the RFx process, and capture feedback for ongoing process efficiency.
  • Work Style: You will be able to manage responsibilities in a proactive and independent manner requiring minimal supervision.

WHAT WE OFFER:

We strive to support our Rockstar’s & their families. Your health & wellbeing are important. JAGGAER offers a variety of programs to help you manage your overall wellness and be your best self.

At JAGGAER you’ll find great medical plans, adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, 401(k) match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacation days for exempt employees and much more!

OUR VALUES:

Our values are at the core of who we are at JAGGAER. You will see these values entrenched in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the culture we’ve created.

Passion: Our team is passionate about the work we do and the impact we’re making.

Humility: We respect and learn from our teammates in pursuit of the larger company mission – to simplify procurement with a relentless customer focus.

Empathy: We constantly seek to understand the perspectives of teammates, customers, partners, and other members of our community.

Transparency: We’re clear about our plans, processes, and goals so nothing comes as a surprise.

Accountability: We measure ourselves against the expectations of our customers and stakeholders, as well as our community at large.

EEO:

JAGGAER is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

ACCESSIBILITY

JAGGAER is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation to applicants. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and you think you may require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please send a request to: hr@jaggaer.com All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.

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