Experian Bid Manager with French in Sofia, Bulgaria

Description

We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft. In 2017, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’.We employ approximately 17,000 people in 37 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil Overview: The Bid Manager will supportmajor commercial opportunities as requested by the different areas of the EMEA business and assigned by the Senior Management team / Head of Bid Management.The Bid Manager will also offer support to sales teams across the business on best proposal practices and proposals, via various internal communications. Responsibilities:

  • Identification of Bid team – including engagement with corporate functions (pricing, finance, legal, information security etc.) – and clarify roles and responsibilities

  • Production of bid timeline, including organisation of proposal meetings, assigning roles and responsibilities, creating templates, absence matrices, project plan, etc.

  • Responsible for collating and asking RFX questions to the client and distributing answers

  • Arranging Senior Management and Exec Review sessions if necessary

  • Facilitation of win strategy and theme development - consideration of competitor positions

  • Monitoring proposal input and chasing content from Bid team

  • Ensure bid is ready for kick off (SharePoint set up, proposal template, good understanding of client bid documents)

  • SharePoint management and support to the Bid team throughout the duration

  • Complete supplier due diligence as required

  • Provide high quality support with editing, formatting and proofing on all documentation before submission

  • Communication with client procurement teams as necessary

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Requirements:

  • University degree in business administration, finance or another relevant major

  • 3 to 5 years of previous experience with Bid / Project Management within a large multinational organisation

  • Strong organisational skills - able to manage several projects / bids at any one time

  • Excellent written and spoken French and English

  • Previous experience with contract management and/or online bid/e-sourcing tools will be considered as an advantage

  • Proposal management techniques and processes

  • Knowledge of using SharePoint/SFDC

  • Microsoft skills – advanced level

  • Excellent attention to details

  • Very good communication skills

  • Excellent organisational skills

We offer:

  • Personal Development - career pathway for professional growth supported by learning and development programs and unlimited access to online educational training courses, learning materials & books

  • Work environment - excellent work conditions with friendly environment, recognized strong team spirit, and fun and quality recreation time

  • Social benefit package - life insurance, food vouchers, additional health insurance, corporate discounts, Multisport card, and a Share options scheme

  • Work-life balance - 25 days paid vacation and 3 additional paid days for participation in Social responsibility events

Description

We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft. In 2017, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’.We employ approximately 17,000 people in 37 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil Overview: The Bid Manager will supportmajor commercial opportunities as requested by the different areas of the EMEA business and assigned by the Senior Management team / Head of Bid Management.The Bid Manager will also offer support to sales teams across the business on best proposal practices and proposals, via various internal communications. Responsibilities:

  • Identification of Bid team – including engagement with corporate functions (pricing, finance, legal, information security etc.) – and clarify roles and responsibilities

  • Production of bid timeline, including organisation of proposal meetings, assigning roles and responsibilities, creating templates, absence matrices, project plan, etc.

  • Responsible for collating and asking RFX questions to the client and distributing answers

  • Arranging Senior Management and Exec Review sessions if necessary

  • Facilitation of win strategy and theme development - consideration of competitor positions

  • Monitoring proposal input and chasing content from Bid team

  • Ensure bid is ready for kick off (SharePoint set up, proposal template, good understanding of client bid documents)

  • SharePoint management and support to the Bid team throughout the duration

  • Complete supplier due diligence as required

  • Provide high quality support with editing, formatting and proofing on all documentation before submission

  • Communication with client procurement teams as necessary

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Requirements:

  • University degree in business administration, finance or another relevant major

  • 3 to 5 years of previous experience with Bid / Project Management within a large multinational organisation

  • Strong organisational skills - able to manage several projects / bids at any one time

  • Excellent written and spoken French and English

  • Previous experience with contract management and/or online bid/e-sourcing tools will be considered as an advantage

  • Proposal management techniques and processes

  • Knowledge of using SharePoint/SFDC

  • Microsoft skills – advanced level

  • Excellent attention to details

  • Very good communication skills

  • Excellent organisational skills

We offer:

  • Personal Development - career pathway for professional growth supported by learning and development programs and unlimited access to online educational training courses, learning materials & books

  • Work environment - excellent work conditions with friendly environment, recognized strong team spirit, and fun and quality recreation time

  • Social benefit package - life insurance, food vouchers, additional health insurance, corporate discounts, Multisport card, and a Share options scheme

  • Work-life balance - 25 days paid vacation and 3 additional paid days for participation in Social responsibility events

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer