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Bid Managers submit bids to the clients of a company and at the same time they make sure to answer all client inquiries and complete bids on time and within budget. Core responsibilities listed on a Bid Manager resume example are preparing the commercial aspects of a bid, seizing new opportunities, solving various business issues, and delivering bids in a timely and commercially sound manner. Based on our resume samples, the ideal candidate should be self-confident, demonstrate commercial awareness, and be able to understand complicated technical information. Bid Managers are degree educated and hold some certification in the field.

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1

Senior Bid Manager

Built and led a team of 5 bid managers and 3 pricing analysts in overseeing large-scale RFPs, representing annual sales of over $900 million annually. Trained, motivated and supervising staff through career path development efforts and incentive programs.

  • Earned a "PM Rating of Excellence" for 2006, 2007 and 2008, along with the "Bravo Award" for exceptional performance in 2006 and 2008.
  • Recognized as the "MEA Bid Manager of the Year" award in 2007.
  • Maintained a win ratio of 1 in 3 proposals; expanded the team by 60% to handle greater business.
  • Key participant in authoring new MEA proposal procedures in connection with the Quality Department.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
2

Bid Manager

Monitored Government websites and generated leads for national, international, military and federal sales teams.

  • Managed commercial, local, city and state solicitation process. Developed win strategies, wrote proposals, conducted price and cost analysis.
  • Averaged 300+ bids with an accumulated value of 100M per year.
  • Successfully launched sales reporting system requiring extensive coordination with customer service, IT and accounting teams. Met requirements of multi-state contracts that generated annual revenue of 10M.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Public Relations And Journalism
MS
Higher Education
Html And Dos
3

Sales Coordinator / Bid Manager

Coordinated and prepared responses to customer originated requests for proposals and solutions.

  • Supported the sale of products to account managers in emerging international areas.
  • Used defined customer requirements to work with internal organizations to develop solutions.
  • Negotiated contracts and prepare order forms necessary for implementation.
  • Project Managed the provisioning, implementation of ordered services.
  • Conducted product presentations and coordinated the attendance of product specialist as required.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BS
Liberal Studies
4

Bid Manager, Sales Transaction Hub

Coordinated efforts of various departments for required response to bid proposals. Managed data accuracy and on-time completion of bids.

  • Managed bid response consistency by coordinating inputs from multiple departments and resources
  • Led bid response team meetings and timelines, ensuring bid delivery completed on schedule.
  • Led sales team through Client Value Proposition and Win Theme discussions.
  • Coached Sales team to uncover all compelling customer needs behind bid request, written or not, presenting compelling full customer solution that won business.
  • Supported sales team in response design, preparing document to be customer-focused and compliant with bid requirements from customer and sales team.
  • Delivered personalized bids for trial hardware yielding much higher win rate than generic bid responses provided by competitors.
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Banking Finance
5

Global Bid Manager

Reviewed requests for proposals (RFPs); developed proposal plans, outlines and schedules; prepared questions for the potential clients, monitored the efforts of team partners: account managers, sales engineers, solution consultants, legal, costing and subcontractors. Reviewed proposal drafts and final versions to RFP's with a focus on accuracy, staffing, quality and effective design and layout.

  • Responsible for $1M to $50M national and international responses in a broad spectrum of voice, data, security, internet and wireless solutions
  • Managed large team efforts from 15 to 50 Engineers, Solution Consultants and Solution Architects
  • Achieved over 100% on time delivery for over 300 + bid engagements
  • Consistently achieved between a 9.4 -10 rating in overall bid process experience customer surveys
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Public Relations
6

Bid Manager/business Solutions Architect

Assessed domestic and international network service provider's business requirements to develop customized network and business solutions.

  • Led the development of RFP/RFI/RFQ responses.
  • Increased profitability by developing RFP/RFQ pre-emptive risk mitigation strategies.
  • Led bid reviews with senior leadership to establish a common understanding of the risks, profitability, resource requirements, etc. associated with the delivery of Lucent services.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Project Management Master
7

Proposal / Bid Manager

Managed 6 person proposal team that provides direct field support for sales strategies in US, Canada, Latin America, and Japan.

  • Promoted global growth through the development of business and technical proposals, account strategies, and account development
  • Enhanced account strategies by driving flexible services that targeted all aspects of customer proposals: competitive positioning, executive messaging, proactive positioning, customer presentations, re-entry options, etc.
  • Responsible for executive outreach /selling activities to expand and promote our services internally that have direct impact on the field and sales-related efforts
  • Facilitated creative proposal strategies/ structures through knowledge of Cisco processes and programs, cross-functional planning, and helping to remove barriers
  • Mitigated risk to Cisco by ensuring that all proposals adhere to process and meet required standards
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Spanish Education
8

Bid Manager/project Coordinator/administrative Assistant

Researched and proposed prospective contract opportunities.

  • Corresponded with general contractors to devise division 7 plans and specifications and project cost analysis.
  • Coordinated and ensured delivery of documentation for projects.
  • Maintained spreadsheet to track prospective bids using Microsoft Excel.
  • Managed warehouse receiving of incoming construction materials both for inventory and for delivery to job sites
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Education
9

Special Bid Manager

Managed software group special bid process. Responsible for Mid-Atlantic and Federal IMT's. Reviewed and approved special pricing requests for software listed on [company name]'s Passport Advantage volume licensing program

  • Familiar with Enterprise License Agreements and work closely with [company name] dealmakers, pricing organization and legal to get the pricing approvals done in a timely manner
  • Subject matter expert on features, functions and benefits of the special bid tool
  • Worked closely with Software pricers and salespeople to offer best pricing and terms to [company name] customers
  • Applied delegation rules to special bids, ensure approval is received from persons that hold delegation for that product
  • Provided education to constituents on a quarterly basis regarding best practices, shortcuts and special bids 101
  • Trained and developed new members of team
  • Identified areas for improvement and implemented new processes/procedures to increase efficiency and control
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
10

Bid Manager

  • Collaborated with NA sales team to prepare complex, multi-brand proposals
  • Facilitated and led bid status conference calls for sales team
  • Coordinated with additional aligned Sales functions (i.e., ICAP Specialists, C&N, Techline) as needed to complete proposals
  • Managed master proposal files and coordinated with print/production specialist to ensure final bid response delivered on time
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Computer Science

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