Bid Engineer/Proposal Engineer

Bid Engineer/Proposal Engineer

Mindteck (India) Limited
Kuala Lumpur
2-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Bid Engineer/Proposal Engineer
Kuala Lumpur
BE degree in Computer/Electronics/Electrical Engineering or relevant field
Experience:At least two years of relevant experience in proposal management/preparation for software-related business

Job Description:

  • Prepare budgetary and firm commercial offers for Sales Team
  • Coordinate and manage tender replies and offer submission; check for offer completeness and accuracy before submission
  • Gather inputs to complete tasks as required from Sales Team, Commercial Manager, Logistics, Legal and Project Management
  • Analyse customer’s technical specification/enquiry to break it down into smaller work elements for accurate cost estimation
  • Willing to quickly learn and understand how excel templates are used by the company to perform estimations; ability to learn excel functions on his/her own to prepare basic cost simulations for management decision-making
  • Complete cost calculation of the scope of bid required based on internal and external scopes
  • Determine priorities and schedule proposal submissions to Sales
  • Accurate and on-time submission of the prepared proposals
  • Coordinate and clarify technical questions with the Technical team
  • Track and record offer progress/changes for archive and record-keeping purposes
  • Be a team player and individual contributor as business demands
Required Skills

  • At least two years of relevant experience in proposal management/preparation for software-related business (especially enterprise solutions proposal)
  • Comfortable following up with cross-functional teams (technical, commercial etc.), especially with teams located overseas and in different time zones
  • Assertiveness to ensure required inputs are received in time for preparation and submission of offers
  • Must demonstrate the abilities to:
  • learn and explain how software solutions business models are generally executed
  • learn and understand new technologies and explain it at a basic level to others
  • Willing to ask and self-learn
  • Ability to seek out designated experts and clarify ambiguous problems/questions until sufficient clarity reached or risk is controlled
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel to use company’s costing template or prepare own templates if required
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with customers, senior management and executives and project teams
  • Strong analytical and on the job problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read software-related technical material and apply knowledge in work environment
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of basic electrical systems and be willing to be up to date with Malaysia's electrical market landscape

As software is becoming ubiquitous in every device we use, defects are no longer a problem to be managed. They have to be predicted and excised. At Mindteck, quality is beyond delivering error free software. We view our processes and methodologies as an inherent feature enabling us to exceed customer expectations. Quality is a way of life at Mindteck covering all processes, interactions and deliverables.

At Mindteck, we benchmark our quality processes against international standards like ISO and CMMI. We are ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 27001:2005 certified and an SEI CMMI level 5 Certified company. Besides these certifications, Mindteck is also ISO 13485:2003 certified to serve the Medical Electronics Industry.

Our quality policy states - 'We shall strive to satisfy our customers by consistently ensuring cost effective and timely delivery of high quality software solutions.'

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