Red Hat Request for Proposal Specialist in Pune, India

Job description

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 Request for Proposal (RFP) team is looking for a RFP Support Specialist to join us in Pune, India. In this role, you will support all aspects of the RFP response process, including researching customer inquiries and creating responses. You will also work with the Sales team to respond to assessments, questionnaires, vendor set up forms and customer tender letters from existing high-volume customer accounts. This is an excellent opportunity to help Red Hat Sales deliver higher revenue.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Compile customer questionnaire and assessment responses in accordance with Red Hat policy

  • Collect customer tender letters and vendor set-up forms in accordance with Red Hat policy

  • Assist the RFP team by compiling RFP response content using Qvidian database and other company resources

  • Maintain accuracy of grammar, spelling, and punctuation; format text, pictures, graphics, etc., for aesthetics, quality, and adherence to company specifications

  • Provide final submissions to sales representatives or directly to customers

  • Provide back-up coverage for a global team as needed

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study

  • Prior knowledge and experience working with or responding to RFPs is helpful

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Experience working with initiative in a fast-paced setting with minimal supervision

  • Ability to respond to questionnaires or surveys involving sensitive company information

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Job ID 59659

Department Operations

Location IN-Pune

Posting date 10/10/2017

Remote base ..