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problems of social consequence.
Job Title: Proposal Pricing/Price to Win Expert
Forward Edge-AI, Inc., is a company with the mission to write code with moral code. Inspired by people who believe Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) can and should be a transformative force for good. Leveraging emerging technology including A.I., Blockchain/DLT, machine learning, robotic process automation, game engine development, and swarm intelligence to solve complex problems of social consequence.
As a Proposal Pricing/Price to Win Expert you will be a strategic team member that is key in winning new business by putting together financial proposals, while meeting ForwardEdge- AI’s business model. ForwardEdge - AI is looking for an innovative, analytical, energetic, problem-solver, that can work closely with the teams in guiding them to the best strategic pricing solution.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage all aspects of ForwardEdge – AI’s pricing request for proposals.
Work with solutions engineers to develop winning price proposals.
Ensure profitability and at the same time leading price to win analysis to account for budget and competition.
Creating and meeting proposal timelines; completing financial evaluation; completing competitive evaluation; completing network evaluation.
Present Senior Management with recommendations for best price to win.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Cost Consciousness – Conserves organizational resources; contributes to profit and revenue; develops and implements cost saving measures; working within approved budget.
Analytical Skills – Collects and researches data; designs workflows and procedures; identifies data relationships and dependencies, synthesizes complex or diverse information; uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Strategic Thinking – Adapts strategy to changing conditions; analyzes market and competition; develops strategies to achieve the organizational goals; identifies external threats and opportunities; understands strength & weaknesses.
Business Ethics – Inspires the trust of others; keeps commitments; treats people with respect; upholds organizational values; works with integrity and ethically.
Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
Business Acumen – Aligns work with strategic goals; conducts cost-benefit analysis; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; display’s orientation to profitability; understands business implications of decisions.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Understanding of pricing software engineering research projects.
Successful candidate will pass a skill challenge.
Successful pass chemistry test
Detail Oriented, organized, hardworking, dedicated, passionate, independent, self-starter, and very responsive.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree with 3+ years experience; or 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The position is remote