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Marketing & Tender Specialist (Marketing Focus), LLP US in Romulus at DSV

Date Posted: 12/10/2018

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Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

Location: Romulus, MI
Job Posting Title: Tender Specialist, Marketing & Tender Management, LLP US

SUMMARY

The Marketing and Tender Specialist – Tender Management, is responsible for supporting the DSV LLP business development, tender management and marketing team. This role is part of the team responsible for new business development, and retention of existing accounts. They assist the team in proposal development, delivery of company products, solutions, and services including presentations, proposals and responses to RFP’s, RFI’s and RFQ’s.  They will ensure that the tender management processes are executed timely, and suggest improvements to deliver high quality, error free documents to customers and internal stakeholders.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executes on multiple tasks and activities through the RFP, RFI and RFQ process, document and measure process and results of client responses throughout the response lifecycle.
  • Is responsible to create knowledge repository (library) of all LLP marketing material, including LLP standard RFI responses, PowerPoint presentations, and other material which can be used for subsequent customer engagement.
  • Provides input into process workflow decisions based on business flows and other requirements gathered from business users, and participates in the execution of the process.
  • Accountable for process and documentation associated with same.
  • Assists in gathering customer requirements.
  • Prepares deliverables such as quarterly business review material, functional specifications, and client report requests.
  • Supports the Tender Management process, and is responsible for working with other Company functions to learn and gain expert knowledge on the appropriate Company solution offerings.
  • Revises and develops new process procedures, gain approval and post in applicable sharepoint or other repository location where they can be accessed by the LLP team.
  • Develops, executes, and manages client facing marketing material in support of sales teams.
  • Coordinates global marketing efforts including developing and providing case studies and presentation material in support of the sales process, and developing marketing and lead generation campaigns.
  • Follows a disciplined approach to documenting business needs that need to be met by the Tender Management process and solution design.
  • Reviews data/process flow diagrams and documentation as required; participates in discussions to elicit requirements using approved business analysis techniques (interviews, document analysis, working sessions, documented business processes, and market intelligence).
  • Maintains document control procedures and Global Tender Management Policy.
  • Analyzes issues, activities, and processes.
  • Offers insight to help identify and document constraints, assumptions, and risks associated with new client RFP’s. Measures and reports on requirements activity, and maintains timely communications with all relevant stakeholders throughout the Tender Management project life cycle.
  • Develops specific action plans, commits to action steps, and performs day-to-day project tasks.
  • Provides research support in identifying new potential customers to assist sales team with  lead generation. 
  • Elicits client feedback (thru the LLP team) to help guide future product and service direction.
  • Participates in LLP business development processes such as Go/No-Go, sales pipeline, tracks metrics and reporting

OTHER DUTIES

  • Performs special projects and duties as required.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience in a Marketing, Business Development, Supply Chain Management or related role.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office applications – Powerpoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Advanced proficiency with design/graphic design programs such as or similar to Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, InkScape, SVG Edit.
  • JDA systems experience is a plus

Language Skills

  • High level verbal and written communication skills in English.

Other Skills

  • Able to multi task and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have strong computer skills and be proficient in MS Word, Access, and Excel.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet project & operational deadlines

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • 3 years’ experience in a Marketing role.
  • 1 years’ experience with graphic design.
  • 2 years’ experience in the supply chain services or transportation industry.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.   

Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. May require physical effort associated with using the computer to access information, or occasional standing, walking, lifting needed to carry out everyday activities.  Travel may be required for this role domestically.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


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