Proposal Manager

Location: RHEA Offices Europe Application deadline: November 4, 2020 Reference number: 080 Job type: Permanent
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

We are currently looking for a Proposal Manager to work in Wavre, Belgium or Leiden, The Netherlands. Other locations can be discussed.

The Proposal Manager will provide help with the day-to-day running of proposals. The position will be key to providing a professional and administrative service to the Bid Management and Business Development Teams with regards to preparation and submission of proposals, mainly focusing on the contents of technical/service proposal. The Proposal Manager will work closely with the other members of the bid team along with other operational and commercial functions across RHEA’s international offices and will require a high standard of communication and writing skills.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Take responsibility for the production of proposals from a positive Bid/No-Bid Result up to submission, mainly focusing on the technical/service proposal.
  • Liaise with individuals both within the company and from sub-contractors for obtaining and assisting with information necessary for submission.
  • Interview internally identified staff with the aim of collecting technical content to be inserted in the proposals, rephrase and re-organize the content when applicable, and schedule follow-up meetings with the staff for further refinement.
  • Integrate the technical input provided by the involved staff with further content mainly extracted from reference documentation or past applicable proposals.
  • Coordinate and circulate related correspondence and feedback.
  • Produce bid documentation in compliance with company templates while paying attention to the highest quality and standards.
  • Maintain an effective filing system to ensure efficient flow of documentation and correspondence.
  • Work to tight deadlines and short time scales and be willing/able to work overtime if needed, mainly close to proposal submission.
  • Work with the Bid Management team to ensure all reviews are scheduled effectively and that the RHEA sales process is adhered to.
  • Participate in bid reviews to assess the bid’s progress and suggest appropriate actions to keep the bid on course.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Security or Space Engineering or related discipline, preferably in an international environment.
  • Prior proposal administrative experience.
  • Experience supporting European Commission (EC) and European Union (EU) proposals is an asset.
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues and work cooperatively with others to achieve goals.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English and preferably another language e.g Italian, French or German.
  • Time Management and ability to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to synthesize written content from diverse and concurrent sources.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Critical & analytical thinking.
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in TEAMS, MS Sharepoint, Salesforce would be of interest

 

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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

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