Proposal Manager

 Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, energetic and innovative company? Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team? Join our Bid Centre teamThis is an exciting opportunity to join Softcat's high performing Bid Centre. We are responsible for producing tailored propositions targeted at Softcat's customers and prospects. The Bid Centre supports our sales teams with large volumes of professional, differentiated, and compellingly written content. Success. The Softcat Way.Softcat is a £1billion+ technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security, and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career. Do you want to make change happen by joining a team that never stands still? The main responsibilities in the role will be to proactively, and reactively, capture compelling content, to support both our services teams, and the Bid Centre function.As a Proposal Manager, you'll be responsible for:Using excellent English grammar and written sales skills to focus on writing answers and generating content to support Softcat's Bid functionHaving a proven track record of writing compelling content.Owning and updating a full Bid content libraryWorking knowledge of Softcat's solutions and services to tailor contentNetworking across the business to become the go-to resource for capturing new content and creating and/or enhancing pre-existing standard content for written proposalsHaving a proactive relationship with key service providers in our business including ITAM, OCTO, Security, Datacenter, EU, Marketing, and multinationalDeveloping proactive relationships with all Specialist sales teams to understand solutions, gather information, and create bid-ready content What we need from youA track record of successful written sales communicationIdeally with experience with Bids and Proposals An understanding of IT solutions and how to articulate the business benefits in a way which maximises Softcat's written proposition into our customersAn ability to identify and discern good content when you see itAppropriate proposal management qualification – APMP (preferable)Working understanding of the ‘Plain English' philosophyExcellent writing skills, ability to succinctly articulate key points. Persuasive writing skills, ability to reflect technical accuracy required in IT industryExcellent Microsoft office application skills (such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint) Work in a way that works for you  We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:  Hybrid working – 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home  Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day  Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs  Working with us  Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.   Join us  To become part of the success story, please apply now  Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We're welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.    

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ID:

628995

Date Posted:

Posted 1 week ago

Expiration Date:

23/07/2022

Location:

Manchester

Salary:

Competitive

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