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RFP Specialist II

Company: Draeger, Inc.
Location: Telford
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Hybrid work schedule - Draeger, Inc. - Job-ID V000006497

The Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and/or support the Request for Proposal (RFP) review process (e.g., intake, distribute, track status, collect and store executed copies, etc.). Main focus of supporting the process is to provide guidance on marketing information including specifications, competitive positioning, etc. Attend strategy meetings with the team to understand the purpose of the RFP
  • Work with all relevant departments in the preparation of the formal bid responses and agreements. This includes reviewing and answering questions, preparing response binders and coordinating all responses to ensure a consistent format and completion according to the RFP instructions.
  • Prepare initial drafts of RFPs for review. Prepare documents and other standard templates and draft internal and external correspondence. Assist in efficient workflow, advising of critical items, reporting problems, recommending solutions, providing procedures/guidelines/training
  • Assist with management of internal contracts and approval processes (e.g., signatures, corporate compliance information, coordination with upper management and inside counsel, etc.). Ensure deadline for submission is met.
  • Maintain tracking files to help in completing RFP/ RFI/RFO/RFQ. Develop/Revise SOP for RFP/ RFI/RFO/RFQ process. Develop resource library of proposal tools, documents and graphics. Enhance process to improve win rate. Implement and maintain RFP-enabling tools.Administer, manage, and execute Draeger's vendor credentialing process. Specific duties include:
    • Negotiate contracts
    • Establish and manage vendor relationships
    • Create compliance reports
    • Monitor compliance for entrance criteria for hospital/facility
    • Check and approve invoices for payment
    • Develop and maintain the Vendor Badge database
    • Maintain site to assure training requirements are available to all personnel
    • Coordinate and facilitate annual Vendor Credentialing Forum
    • Serve as a resource for questions and troubleshooting issues
    • Perform other duties as assigned

      Your Qualifications
      Education:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.Related Experience:
      • Minimum of 8-10 years related experience in the healthcare medical device industry
      • Must be able to articulate the modes of ventilation and understand the critical care environment.
      • Have a strong understanding of the Ventilation/Anesthesia product line, including specifications and competitive positioning
      • Familiarity and experience handling and reviewing legal agreements and other documents
      • Experience providing administrative support to upper management preferredSpecial Competencies or Certifications:
        • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
        • Excellent presentation skills
        • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
        • Ability to set priorities and work under pressure to meet time deadlines
        • Ability to multitask in a face pace environment where accuracy, timeliness is critical
        • Candidate must be a self-starter who is detail oriented, analytical and can work independently
        • Candidate must maintain a high degree of confidentiality and be able to interface effectively with management, attorneys and other professionals
        • Professional presence and demeanor
        • Excellent skills in word processing and preparation of presentations, spreadsheets and reports
        • Must have strong computer skills-(MS suite) with a focus on Word

          The Dr--ger Workplace
          Due to the nature of this position, qualified candidates will be required to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will be required as part of the onboarding process. You may be required to carry your vaccination card when on-site at client customers.In North America, Draeger employees over 1,400 employees working in our major sites in the United States and Canada (in the US: Andover, MA; Telford, PA; Houston / Coppell, TX, and in Canada: Mississauga, ON), including our Sales and Service workforce employees from coast to coast.Our US headquarters located north of Philadelphia in Telford, Pennsylvania is our US manufacturing site for our Neonatal product line supplying many global customers as well as production support for Draeger's Safety products. This location also serves as the key site for essential US functions which includes Medical Sales and Service Management, Medical Marketing, Legal, Compliance, Regulatory, Quality and Finance.Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran
          Who we are
          Draeger is a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology. Whether in clinical applications, in industry, mining or emergency services: Draeger products protect, support and save lives. That's what our more than 15,000 employees have been striving for - every day for more than 130 years. Dr--ger - Technology for Life -
          What we offer
          • Time Away
          • Additional/Voluntary Insurance
          • Workplace Wellness
          • Special Assistance
          • Health center and gym
          • Retirement Savings
          • Education & Training
          • Health Insurance
            If you have any questions, please contact
            Gwendolyn Zappala

Keywords: Draeger, Inc., Bethlehem , RFP Specialist II, Other , Telford, Pennsylvania

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