Proposal Development Manager

United States of America

At WESCO/Anixter, we give you an opportunity for a career and a great work environment. We are a friendly, employee focused organization that prides itself on customer service, flawless execution and a hard day’s work. If you are looking for a great work environment, great benefits and an opportunity to grow your career, please read on!

Position Purpose:

The Proposal Development Manager (PDM) manages and composes responses for assigned proposals to contribute to the goal of increasing profitable revenue growth. Utilizes persuasive writing skills to promote value propositions and operational knowledge to collaborate with subject matter experts to create an appropriate Scope of Work/Proposal. Ensures final product exceeds customer expectations and is submitted within company guidelines.
***This is a remote based position***

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as project Manager and central point of contact for assigned proposal opportunities.
  • Works with sales and operations to drive coordination, preparation, and submission of proposals/Scopes of Work.
  • Works with internal subject matter experts to develop and convey project assumptions, and overall proposal offering.
  • Establishes priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval.
  • Facilitates cross-functional kick-off, status update, and approval conference calls.
  • Identifies response requirements, delegates to subject matter experts, and gathers relevant information for proposal responses.
  • Monitors status with contributors and provides proposal status information to review meetings.
  • Contributes to and implements ideas for improving departmental efficiency.

We are looking for Candidates with:

  • A self-starting, positive, and driven attitude.
  • 1 year or more Project management and collaboration skills in a high volume or fast paced environment.
  • 3 to 6 years proposal/sales writing, or distributor sales and marketing experience.
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in a business to business setting in a sales/operations support role.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher required.
  • Excellent oral communication skills accompanied by strong written communication skills, including original composition proofreading, and editing
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail oriented with diligent follow through.
  • Ability to network and research internally to find subject matter experts and solutions.
  • The ability to lead without having direct authority.
  • Proficient in Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Working Environment:

Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.

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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

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