• Senior Bid Specialist

    Location ES-Madrid
    Posting date 1 month ago(9/10/2018 2:31 AM)
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  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Telco team is looking for a Senior Bid Specialist to join our Telco Technology Office in Madrid, Spain. In this role, you will manage and coordinate various requirements and schedules of cross-functional, globally distributed teams with the goal to define, scope, plan, and realize high-quality projects. You will develop and nurture key relationships with product management, solutions, technical expert, and sales teams. As a Senior Bid Specialist, you will need to have expertise not only in project management, but also in a variety of Red Hat’s solutions and programs, and use it to facilitate collaboration.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Manage a number of projects in the field of applications and infrastructure
    • Provide support for requests for information (RFIs) and proposals (RFPs) to ensure effective use of field, regional, technical support, and business team resources and adherence to industry best practices
    • Manage complex projects without direct supervision using global program management tools and measurements
    • Coordinate cross-functional project teams
    • Create and control time and budget planning for the project
    • Maintain optimal quality, budget, and schedule in your projects
    • Engage in a generalist and direct contact with all associates, partners, and customers involved in the project
    • Shape customers’ decisions on the project setup for success during the implementation phase as well as guide the conversations with the key stakeholders
    • Prepare bid defense meetings

    Required skills

    • Experience with complex Telco RFI, RFP, and request for quotation (RFQ) and partner response management
    • Experience with planning, management, and implementation of complex Telco projects in particular in the Network area (RAN, EPC, etc)
    • Good knowledge of project management methods and documentation
    • Experience managing distributed teams
    • Experience in Telco operators as well as traditional Network suppliers
    • Knowledge of and experience with sales and supply processes
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and social skills
    • Systematic, organized, and able to work without direct supervision
    • Basic experience with personnel management and organization
    • Solid focus on partners and customers
    • Fluent written and verbal language skills in English; second language is a plus

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