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Bid Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Brentwood, TN

Experience: 2 - 5 years

Job Description: Guardian Healthcare Providers, Inc. is a strategic healthcare staffing solutions company. Due to our growth within our bid-awarded healthcare staffing contract division, we seek a Bid Manager, experienced in development and submission of bids proposals at both state and federal levels. This is an outstanding opportunity to join our team in a highly visible role, and within a dominant division within our company.

POSITION SUMMARY: Monitors, evaluates, selects, develops, and tracks proposals in response to targeted Requests for Proposal (RFPs) from private and public (federal, state and local government) sources. Collaborating with other team members, the Bid Manager drives the proposal identification and development processes to provide high-quality, winning proposals on time and in an organized fashion.

The Bid Manager continuously scans key publications to identify and evaluate opportunities of interest for Guardian Healthcare Providers (GHP).

Evaluates the internal viability of the opportunity by evaluating RFP fit with business goals, profitability goals, service delivery goals and other organizational benchmarks.

Assesses and secures key internal stakeholder agreement and commitment.

Obtains approval to proceed from supervisor prior to initiating response.

Develops proposal from start to finish, working with appropriate individuals and resources to secure requisite information and ensure adherence to deadlines and other RFP specifications.

Ensures timely submission that fully complies both with the specifications of the customer's bid parameters and GHPs internal requirements (i.e. profitability, customer service standards, etc).

Upon award, the Bid Manager appropriately communicates bid detail relative to the services/positions GHP must provide and associated time frames.

Bid manager works with key stakeholders (recruiting, staffing, HR, etc.) to ensure the implementation of bid specifications and adherence to bid requirements.

Bid Manager ensures appropriate documentation and reporting as required by RFP.

Bid Manager maintains a database/library of the status of all bids at the various stages of development (proposal, award, implementation, completion, close-out, pending for re-bid).

Bid Manager evaluates new tools and makes recommendations to select and implement most time and cost efficient means to monitor and respond to RFP activity, including assessing competitor held contracts coming due for rebidding.

Prepares accurate monthly reports of all bid activity for review by leadership team.

Conducts research as required by supervisor.

Completes position responsibilities by following established guidelines and protocols within appropriate time frames.

Thorough knowledge of contracting procedures and protocol at the state or federal levels.

Demonstrates initiative and enthusiasm in performing job responsibilities.

Demonstrates strong leadership skills and ability to motivate teammates to work effectively in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment.

Possesses strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to gather, organize, interpret and collate data from multiple sources.
Possesses excellent project management and time management skills.
Demonstrates excellent communication and relationship building skills in writing and in person.

Minimum of Bachelors level preparation in business management or other relevant field. Minimum of two years work experience in marketing/proposal development or other relevant field. Healthcare industry knowledge preferred. Must be highly detail-oriented. Strong customer service focus and passion for winning are required. Excellent writing and communication skills required. Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project required. Ability to work under pressure critical.

Guardian will offer the qualified candidate an outstanding base plus significant bonus plan, with access to benefits including life, health, dental, vision, 401K, Paid Time Off, and more!


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