Analyst - RFP

1-3 years
a month ago 1 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and talented RFP Analyst to join our high-performing team. As the RFP Analyst, you will take a leadership role in managing and overseeing RFP's. Your exceptional expertise in crafting winning proposals, extensive knowledge of industry standards, and strong project management skills will be instrumental in driving our organization's success and securing new business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • RFP Strategy and Execution:
    • Lead the development and implementation of strategic approaches for RFP responses, ensuring alignment with the company's goals and objectives.
    • Collaborate closely with sales, marketing, product, and executive teams to create tailored proposal strategies that highlight our unique value propositions.
    • Evaluate each RFP's requirements, identifying key deliverables and ensuring all submission elements are addressed comprehensively.
  • Content Development and Customization:
    • Craft compelling and accurate RFP responses, showcasing our organization's capabilities, solutions, and competitive advantages.
    • Oversee the gathering of relevant information from subject matter experts and cross-functional teams, ensuring timely delivery of content.
    • Implement best practices for content customization, tailoring each response to the specific needs and preferences of individual customers.
  • RFP Project Management:
    • Manage multiple RFP projects simultaneously, adhering to strict deadlines and ensuring the highest quality of responses.
    • Conduct regular status meetings, providing updates on RFP progress and addressing any potential challenges.
  • Compliance and Quality Assurance:
    • Ensure all RFP responses adhere to company standards, compliance requirements, and industry regulations.
    • Perform thorough quality checks on proposals, verifying accuracy, completeness, and consistency of content.
    • Implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of RFP processes.
  • Relationship Building and Engagement:
    • Act as a key point of contact for the sales team during the RFP process, addressing inquiries, and providing professional and timely responses.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with the sales team, understanding their needs and preferences to deliver tailored and compelling proposals.
    • Collaborate with the sales team to strategize on customer engagement and follow-up activities post-RFP submission.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (1+ years) in successfully managing and responding to RFPs in a competitive industry.
  • Exceptional writing skills with the ability to convey complex information clearly and persuasively in proposal responses.
  • Strong project management abilities, capable of managing multiple RFPs concurrently and meeting strict deadlines.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with a collaborative approach in working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Thorough understanding of industry-specific compliance standards, best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to maintaining high-quality and error-free RFP responses.
  • Proficiency in RFPIO, MS Word & Powerpoint

Additional Information

At Freshworks, we are creating a global workplace that enables everyone to find their true potential, purpose, and passion irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion and ethnicity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all and believe that diversity in the workplace creates a more vibrant, richer work environment that advances the goals of our employees, communities and the business.

At Freshworks, we are creating a global workplace that enables everyone to find their true potential, purpose, and passion irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion and ethnicity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all and believe that diversity in the workplace creates a more vibrant, richer work environment that advances the goals of our employees, communities and the business.

Freshworks makes it fast and easy for businesses to delight their customers and employees. We do this by taking a fresh approach to building and delivering software-as-a-service that&#8217&#x3B;s affordable, quick to implement, and designed for the end-user. Unlike legacy software, Freshworks builds tech that works for everyone, making it easy for IT, customer service, sales, marketers and HR to do their job and delight their customers.

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