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Bid Manager

Date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: Milan, MI, IT

Company: Prysmian Group S.p.A.

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for an experienced Bid Manager to help us shape the future.

Bid Management is established with the main aim of improving the tendering process and proposals preparation efficiently and effectively and support the Sales Managers to focus on strategical value creation activities during offer preparation.

Based in Milan, as a Bid Manager you will actively & pro-actively pursuits the above mission by supporting Sales Managers and collaborating with Functions to achieve a smooth preparation and delivery of the bid/s, whilst being a part of our world-class “Sell It” career program.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support Sales Manager in defining the bid milestone and keep the bid “pace”
  • Support Sales Manager in analyzing the Client needs and requirements to deliver a complete and coherent bid
  • Collect and Check Bid Deliverables from Functions (System Engineering, Installation, Sales, Operations, Procurement, Planning, Legal, Insurance, PM, Risk, Document Controlling, etc.)
  • Support Sales Manager in preparing the TPA
  • Support the Sales Manager discussions with the Legal team
  • Deliver the Bid (upload through Client’s document management system)
  • Bid “Back-Office”:
    • Sharepoint archive management
    • Data Library / Norms maintenance (costs, design, contract, …)
    • Technical Query / Log Management (technical legal, PM, QHSE, …)
    • Lessons Learned collection & administration
    • Support to prepare Business & Client Presentations & Reports
    • Support to CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Administration (Expediting/Maintenance)
  • Support to Manage repairs and spare parts requests
  • Support the Bid Management responsible

 

What is the SELL IT Program?

Sell It is a structured program, of up to three years, designed to help new sales employees quickly get up-to-speed on the business, products, and culture of the Prysmian Group, while learning how to apply their skills to the business from day one.

Your career path will be assessed at regular checkpoints, to make sure you’re getting the most from the program. Since Prysmian Group is a highly meritocratic environment, these evaluation steps are essential to build a growing path and in only three years top performers might have the chance of living a tangible and concrete professional growth with constant visibility on their careers.  

 

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR  

Successful bid managers are goal-oriented and assertive yet tactful in motivating other members of a bid team to produce a successful submission. Time management, efficiency, the ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision are all important characteristics for this role. So are leadership and teamwork – no one can produce a bid single-handedly.

You will have to cope with a medium amount of responsibility, remain calm under sometimes pressure, and be able to read and interpret instructions carefully as well as to adapt to corporate dynamics.

Good bid managers listen to other people's views while dealing with complex business relationships and manage multiple inputs to deliver a strong, winning bid to the prospective client.

We’re are looking for a Bid Manager who is eager to succeed and capable of moving in a heterogeneous market with resilience and a customer oriented approach.   We are looking for the following skills and motivations: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering (preferred), Economics or Scientific disciplines;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications;
  • Professional understanding of templates, macros, and styles;
  • Ability to communicate fluently in spoken and written English and Italian.
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Self-motivated, quick and assertive;
  • Time management/Result oriented;
  • Good writing and communication skills;
  • Willingly to work cross-functionally in a complex corporate environment;
  • Calm, pro-active and collaborative;
  • Able to work well under pressure and comfortable with change and complexity in dynamic environments.
  • 4 to 7 years working experience in a medium-large worldwide organization;
  • Knowledge of basic Project Management concepts;
  • Previous experience in a similar or cross-functional Role (e.g. project management);
  • Previous experience working with CRM software. (as a plus)

 

 Join us in our SELL IT Team!

 

WHO WE ARE

We are Prysmian Group, leader in anticipating the world’s energy and communications needs. From energy and connectivity, to communications, we make life better for millions of people. We strongly believe our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we ensure constant investments ensuring our organizational needs match individual skills, capabilities and expectations.


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