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IBM seeks to hire a Proposal Manager.
Business Analysis experience
Information technology background desired
Review the detailed Request requirements in the Request for Service (RFS) and obtain additional requirement details if necessary. Review each new and re-issued RFS to determine the Delivery Towers required to solution this RFS.
Request Client approval of requirements or rework if required (the Proposal Manager prime but works in conjunction with the Solution Architect).
Receive the solution design and labor cost case from the integrator / Solution Architect and engage solutioning team for initial effort estimate.
Launch solutioning of the RFS Proposal with the proposal team.
Develop and complete the proposal.
Perform quality assurance as necessary. Contract and Negotiations (C&N) if a solution will impact the Contract. Obtain the price for the solution using Pricing template/tool.
Finalize the proposal Response document and update the RFS Tool. Post all RFS proposal documents listed on the Proposal Manager Checklist in RFS Tool.
Upon completing the Proposal submit final proposal to RFS Administrator for Bid Release.
Coordinate and ensure that risk management is completed; Obtain internal approvals.
Contact C&N if a solution will impact the Contract; Ensure Bid Release Letter is in place.
Update the RFS Tool on a regular basis; Post all RFS proposal documents listed on the Proposal Manager Checklist in RFS Tool.
Communication with the client on a regular basis
Ready to work fixable hours
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Professional communication skills; organization skills; attention to detail; minimum 7 years Project Management infrastructure knowledge/experience; PMP Certification a must.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
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