Growing company looking for a competent Contract Administrator and RFP Writer to aide in responding to RFP’s, RFI and RFQ’s. In addition, managing, working and developing federal contracting opportunities in the organization.
The right candidate should have previous RFP / proposal writing experience.
They will have some light administration task and will have a key personal role in the organization as it relates to the federal government. They will have a security clearance or can obtain a security clearance.
The RFP writer position offers a blend of responsibilities in project management and strategic writing. The Proposal Manager continues to improve proposal processes, utilizes developed processes to manage proposals, contributes to written sections, utilizes internal coordination and external consultants to develop and produce proposals from scratch. T
To be successful in this role, you will need to be highly detailed, have excellent networking skills and bring a consultative approach to help generate new relationships with federal government contracting officer seeking to purchase IT services and solutions and outsource there IT management.
Effectively, professionally, and respectfully represents our organization to other staff members, customers, vendors and potential customers.
Determine proposal requirements and coordinate with external team partners for proposal input
Prepare matrices, outlines, schedules, and conducts proposal kickoff briefings
Manage proposals of varying requirements, strategies, and customers
Analyze RFP requirements; create the proposal schedule, outline, and compliance matrix, and all tools used for development and quality control
Possess a competitive team spirit with a strong aptitude for follow through
Exceptional time management
Comfortable executing a high call volume with a professional and friendly phone manner.
Excellent verbal, written, communication and sales skills
Ability to build and maintain client relationships and secure new customers
Strong computer skills and ability to multi-task
Negotiates contract terms and conditions
Leads a negotiation team comprised of technical, legal, and fiscal participants
Performs solicitation review, and complete proposal
Review evaluates quotations, bids, and proposals
Prepares and/or negotiates contract prices, terms, and conditions
Prepares various correspondences and reports
Contracting law, Uniform Commercial Code, FTA Circular 4220.1F, FAR and other laws and regulations
· Contract negotiation methods and technique
Some sales experience as a contract officer
Some Industry knowledge of IT services.
Some experience selling, negotiating, and closing skills with ability to build long term business relationships
Ability to learn quickly, process high volume, and think outside the box
Strong work ethic, do what it takes to get the job done-approach, while maintaining high ethical business standards
Significant customer service, organization, and multi-tasking abilities
Understanding of Basic Industry Concepts
Willing to learn new technologies like Office 365 Platform Services, MS Dynamics
Bachelors degree preferred
Knowledge of relevant CRM Application
Knowledge and experience of customer service practices