Proposal Manager
McGraw-Hill Education - Monterey, CA

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Do you have a keen eye for detail? Are you skilled at effectively responding to RFP’s and winning the contract? CTB, a division of McGraw-Hill Education, has an exciting opportunity for a PROPOSAL MANAGER for our Sales Operations Team. Position will be based at one of CTB’s site locations or can be remote anywhere in the US.

You will be responsible for partnering with the State Solutions Manager in developing the response to incoming RFP’s. With active collaboration, you will be accountable for coordinating, managing and influencing assigned cross-functional teams to support CTB efforts in securing new business and retaining existing business by effectively producing winning proposals for assigned states. You will lead the development and writing of up to 25 proposals annually that MUST stand as legal documents, for multi-million dollar sales opportunities! Excellent growth opportunity!

Essential Accountabilities:
Effectively collaborate with cross functional team members to manage the data collection process through the development of the RFP solution

Manage standards of performance, contribution and methodologies

Develop process, protocol, schedules, and definition of deliverables

Maintain portal site to communicate and update status during development of proposal Initiate/manage communications/relationships with Sales and other internal customers

Schedule, manage, facilitate required meetings with representatives of cross functional teams

Apply project management principles ensuring multiple project tracks are running cohesively

Simultaneously manage multiple proposal response efforts parallel to developing specific proposal responses to a RFP or RFI, or current contract extensions

Mandatory materials submissions

Technical proposal development

Pricing/cost proposal development working directly with Program Managers and Sales

Provide business case when team is unable to develop an appropriate solution to an RFP

Actively participate as member of Pursuit Team in pre-assigned states

Required Skills

Required Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Marketing; advanced degree preferred

3+ years experience working on complex, large-scale proposals or projects with increased responsibilities

2+ years managing proposal process is preferred

1+ of cost estimation and financial analysis experience

Proven ability to establish effective timelines, requirements, standards of performance to cross functional teams

4+ years of technical/professional writing experience relating to externally published documentation

2+ years of sales experience with large accounts

Effective communication with executive management and external partners

Ability to influence groups of people in challenging and complex endeavors

Intermediate skills in MS Office Suite; Adobe Acrobat

HIGH organizational skills, self-direction; excellent ability to perform multiple tasks

Level I, APMP Certification Preferred

PMI Certification preferred

CTB , is a leading global provider of educational assessment and reference solutions guiding Educators toward targeted instruction that is making a positive impact on student achievement.

About McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill Education is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The Company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages. For additional information, visit .

McGraw-Hill Education is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability , please email and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.

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