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Proposal Manager

First Data Roseville, CA

Job Description



Position Description Overview

First Data has a 30+ year history supporting government clients across the U.S. and a proven track record meeting the challenges of the most complex government programs. Our teams of professionals bring extensive expertise supporting large-scale government IT projects and business transformation initiatives.  We are seeking a full-time Proposal Manager to manage the proposal planning, process, preparation and production.  The ideal candidate will bring strong organization and communication skills, adaptability to meet the challenge of rapidly shifting priorities, and familiarity with the entire Microsoft Office Product Suite.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review RFP for administrative requirements and general understanding of scope, schedule and format
  • Editing of draft proposal sections and correction of errors in formatting, spelling, grammar, style, etc.
  • Uploading final, submitted proposals to SharePoint in Word and PDF formats
  • Completing work in very tight timeframes with strict deadlines
  • Working as a member of a team of highly skilled business development, marketing, and proposal professionals to increase proposal wins
  • Taking personal responsibility to confirm work product has been completed and is comprehensive
  • Develop and maintain a proposal calendar that includes all key dates identified in the RFP, as well as internal milestones and reviews
  • Set up the appropriate folders in SharePoint for the proposal and confirm all team members have the necessary access to documents
  • Prepare Kickoff Meeting agenda; schedule and facilitate Kickoff Meeting
  • Check appropriate procurement websites for updates on all active proposals daily, and notify team members of any new items
  • Production (printing, packaging, shipping and tracking) of proposals for specific opportunities
  • Final binder review of printed materials using the outline to verify compliance with all administrative requirements of the RFP prior to shipping
  • Maintaining templates for proposal sections
  • Providing guidance to writers in use of templates


First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company's 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit FirstData.com. 


Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience as a member of a defined work team in the development of proposals
  • Experience with full Microsoft Office Product Suite, with an emphasis (advanced skill) in Word
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with strict deadlines and rapidly shifting priorities
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to adjust work schedule to facilitate completion of a proposal 
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task


First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted April 18, 2019
Date Closes May 22, 2019
Requisition 2513130
Located In Roseville, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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