Tech Data - Americas

  • Specialist, Bid Desk II/III

    Location US-FL-Clearwater | US-CO-Denver | US-CA-Simi Valley
    Req Number
    2018-21447
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8-5
    Travel Required
    Less than 10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    No
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    Tech Data is seeking an experienced Bid Desk Specialist to join our team!  If you have a passion for working with customers on complex bids with special requirements, then you will enjoy this role.  If you are skilled in working with other areas of the business to find innovative solutions, then you might be the next great addition to our team! 

     

    The successful Bid Desk Specialist: 

    • Responds to Request for Proposal (RFP) Request for Quote (RFQ), bid inquiries and other such information requests received from customers.
    • Develops Statements of Work (SOW) and pricing models to provide quotes for installations varying in size, complexity and project duration, maintenance support for personal computers, printers and other related hardware and other contractual agreements.
    • Hosts and participates in conference calls with the customer/end user to manage existing maintenance contracts, assist project managers in coordinating larger project installations, educate customers on service offerings and propose appropriate services solutions and address other such customer related activities.
    • May make subsequent changes to bids or proposals as requested by project managers.
    • May also perform other duties as assigned.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    • Extensive knowledge of the organization, job content, practices and procedures.
    • Has breadth of knowledge enabling high level of contribution to multiple tasks.
    • Works on complex problems that require significant judgment and initiative.
    • Work is performed under minimal guidance and assigned in the form of desired expectations.
    • Independent judgment is used to determine best approach and creativity is expected to achieve maximum results and handle new situations.
    • Exchanges information with other departments or external contacts.
    • May coordinate own work with that of other work groups.
    • Will likely field requests from senior management, others in the organization and external contacts.
    • Actions have appreciable impact to own department as well as others.
    • Errors may be difficult to detect and remedy and will likely result in loss of customer business, materials, money and/or time.

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    • 3-5+ years of experience in the technology industry.
    • Familiarity with professional services and making quotes.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
    • Some college preferred. 

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