RFP Manager

Job description

Role summary:

The RFP Manager will be responsible for successfully delivering high profile and complex pitches and proposals to prospective clients across all Sanne product lines globally.

They will work closely with Sanne’s Business and Product Development teams to prepare attractive proposals that position Sanne as the administrator of choice. This is a hands-on role which will involve process planning, document creation and management of the RFPIO system.


Key responsibilities:

  • Management of the RFP process from identification of opportunity through to delivery;
  • Develop proposals by coordinating all content and supporting documentation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organisation credentials;
  • Determine proposal requirements by identifying and understanding opportunities and needs; studying/reviewing RFPs; attending planning meetings;
  • Achieve proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors and providing status updates within review meetings;
  • Arrange internal and external conference calls to plan and discuss RFP and proposal submissions;
  • Management and ongoing maintenance of the RFP library of answers and supporting documentation;
  • Maintain quality results by using correct branding and templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone. Ensure final output is of the highest quality by evaluating text, graphics, and binding before coordinating printing or electronic issue;
  • Develop and enhance the firm's overall proposal/pitch approach working collaboratively with other teams.

Requirements

Skills / experience:

  • Excellent written communication skills;
  • Graphic design, technical documentation and layout skills;
  • Financial Services and market knowledge;
  • Creativity, resourcefulness and attention to detail;
  • Experience in a similar role;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities.