Kobby Technologies Bid Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kobby Technologies Bid Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • Kobby Technologies (www.kobby.co.ke) was founded in 2015 as a provider of consultancy services that help organizations get the maximum value from their IT investment.

  • We are a young, progressive and dynamic firm whose consultants have a wealth of experience of over 5 years in ICT disciplines and who are driven by the desire to provide consultancy advice that is responsive to our client needs.

  • We build relationships by providing services based on quality and integrity.

  • We are particularly focused on ensuring that our work and the development of our business, benefits the countries in which we work.

  • In addition, we have a strategy and client service philosophy that ensures that our clients receive high quality service delivery.

  • We have partnered with industry OEMs such as Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, VMware, SUSE, Micro Focus and Symantec to stay ahead of technology and offer unparalleled skills to our clients.

  • We offer technical professional services to organizations in the Public Sector, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Humanitarian, Telcos, Manufacturing, Distribution and FMCG.

  • Kobby has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, with operations spreading across the Eastern African region with a presence in Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

  • We have expanded our technical expertise to 50+ consultants and extended offices in Uganda and Tanzania to closely meet the needs of our customers.

  • In line with our growth strategy, we would like to fill the following vacancies within our Business Development Department:

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyzing the tender document/identifying opportunities on which to submit bids and feeding into the decision over whether to bid for the work.

  • devising a successful strategy for winning a bid, including pinpointing the unique selling points (key differentiators), knowing the company’s operating and profit margins and understanding the clients’ specific requirements

  • Planning bid preparation to ensure
    that deadlines are met.

  • researching, writing and/or checking proposals

  • working with key members of the project team and the client organization to obtain the information required to compile the bid.

  • assessing and addressing the technical and commercial risks relating to the bid you are working on.

  • Preparing case studies and other reference materials

  • Editing or rewriting previous tenders to reuse relevant material.

  • Collating materials provided by various departments and ensuring a uniform tone across the overall document.

  • Ensuring that the bid is accurate and delivered on time.

  • if the bid is successful, briefing the teams who will carry out the project work.

    Required Skills/Experience

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Showing proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience as a bid/freelance writer is advantageous.

  • Excellent industry knowledge and a willingness to keep up with trends.

  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail.

  • Deadline-driven and committed to excellence.

  • Demonstrating previous exposure to contracts and an understanding of basic contract language.

  • Showing an understanding of the bid process.

  • Knowledge of document management methods.

  • Knowledge of IT and business.

  • Experience working for an Oracle/Microsoft partner is an added advantage.

  • Experience managing sales pipeline with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales.

  • Ability to learn systems quickly and assist others in learning best practices.

  • Willingness to travel.

    How to Apply

  • To apply send your CV & Cover letter to

  • hr@kobby.co.ke by Wednesday, 21st July 2021.

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