Bid Proposal Engineer


Job description

Main function: Sales & Marketing
Sales & Marketing provides the day to day selling of products and solutions resulting in direct revenue for the company and sustainable customer satisfaction.

Purpose of the role:
To handle incoming requests for complex and simple quotations, provide evaluation and technical advice to support Account Managers in the Netherlands. To prepare winning quality bid offers with the optimum technical and commercial combination of products, solutions and services.

Reports to:
Global bid manager

Main Accountabilities:
- Prepare simple and complex sales quotations (technical and commercial) together with proposal drawings for the customers in coordination with the Account Manager
- Support the sales force developing solutions in order to prepare a quotation for a customer
- Handle customer requests, questions and updates relating to the prepared quotations
- Check final order and sales contract with the accepted quotation and clarify/solve any discrepancies
- Initiate preparation of technical documents (descriptions, drawings etc.) for complete and effective handover to the project engineering team in order to allow the production process to begin
- Develop and maintain good internal working relationships with Customer Project Manager, Sales and Account Managers, System Engineering, Service, Business Managers, Product Managers, Purchase, Production, etc.
- Maintain good working relationship with regular customers; develop good working relationships with new customers
- Maintain efficient and reliable quotes administration.

Key performance Indicators:
- Quality, timeliness and completeness of quotations
- Quality of technical support and advice to Account Manager and Customers
- Customer satisfaction on technical presentation of quotations
- Accuracy of pricing and on-time communication with the Account Manager
- Quality of data retention on server and quotation tools for hand over to colleagues when required

Scope Indicators:
- Number of customers, markets and products
- Sales volume
- Complexity of Quotes/ type of projects


Core competencies

Education, knowledge and working experience:
- Bachelor in Electrical Engineering
- Experience within a relevant industry, completed with commercial experience is an advantage
- Knowledge of industrial power systems products/applications/solutions
- Willingness to understand the assigned markets and customers
- Understanding of commercial / contract law is a plus
- Computer Literacy is a must
- Fluent in English and Dutch is a must
- German or French language skills would be an advantage

Personal characteristics:
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- Real team player
- Pro active
- Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
- Effective in time management

Organisation and department description

Onze opdrachtgever levert hoogwaardige producten en oplossingen voor de professionele AC- en DC-UPS markt. Als men hoogwaardige producten levert mag men natuurlijk ook rekenen op vergelijkbare service.

Zij zijn al jaren lang actief op de Nederlandse markt en heeft een team van gecertificeerde technici voor u klaarstaan om u te ondersteunen en te ontzorgen bij het operationeel houden van uw kritische installaties. Daarbij kunt u dan denken aan het hebben van één aanspreekpunt voor al uw kritische installaties.


Deze opdrachtdracht is op basis van Werving en Selectie.

Any questions?
Barry Peulen Hilversum +31 35 646 27 60
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