Sales Support Professional 1

  • Location

    Houston, United States

  • Sector:

    Business Professional

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  • Contact:

    Sonu Chouhan

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Specific Requirements

Primary Responsibilities

The position is responsible for proposal activities focused on engineering consulting and software.

As part of the Sales and Marketing team, this position is responsible for the following:

  • Coordinating the development of simple proposals for engineering services and software.
  • Writing and distributing minutes of meetings and proposal status updates
  • Tracking and following up on action items and owners for the proposal development process.
  • Keeping all personnel involved in the proposal effort on schedule to ensure timely proposal delivery
  • Managing review cycles for proposal drafts
  • Editing, proofreading, and formatting proposal documents
  • Ensuring compliance with internal guidelines and external RFPs, when applicable
  • Entering data into CRM system.
  • CRM administration tasks
  • Generating reports from CRM tool
  • Processing proposal review requests for administrative approvals around export control and sales to international customers
  • Generating proposal numbers in SAP
  • Handling invoicing/POs for proposal related tasks
  • Assisting and tracking proposal related tasks for large RFP packages, i.e. compiling resumes
  • Proofreading proposals

Qualifications Candidate must:

  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet firm deadlines
  • Have strong written/verbal communication skills, organization skills, and ability to prioritize and deal with ambiguity
  • Have the ability to synthesize complex information into clear, concise documents
  • Must be comfortable interacting with all kinds of personnel, including engineers, project managers, upper management, sales staff, and other key personnel
  • Have strong skills in MS office applications, especially MS Word and Excel
  • Have strong English language skills

The following experience is a plus, but not required:

  • Prior experience developing proposals for engineering or consulting services or responding to structured RFP requests
  • Prior experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool and/or SAP
  • Prior experience in an engineering or software environment
  • Prior experience in oil & gas