Aspen Technology, Inc. Proposal Analyst in Reading, Pennsylvania
The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways — from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.
AspenTech is the world's leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing. From our roots at MIT to the groundbreaking release of aspenONE V8, AspenTech has always been at the forefront of innovation in the process industries.
Over 30 years of AspenTech leadership and experience is built into our market-leading aspenONE software solutions. aspenONE software represents the industry standard in process optimization, redefining ease of use and helping companies achieve operational excellence and drive profitability faster and more efficiently than ever before.
We are currently looking for a Proposal Analyst to join our Sales Operations team.
In the Proposal Analyst role, the employee will be responsible for editing/creating, processing, coordinating and issuing proposals. The position requires close interaction with Sales personnel, Service Engineers, Consultants and Project Administrators. Related activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinating proposal issuance and activities
Log requests and maintain proposal request log
Meet proposal and bid tender deadlines
Chase the proposal approvers and help secure parallel approvals for time critical deadlines
Track and archive proposals for a particular region or business area
Document approvals for audit and SOX-compliance
Compile proposals (involves gathering information, proofreading, editing, verifying costs and formatting)
Creating and maintaining relationships with the Sales, Consulting and Service personnel corresponding to the applicable region or industry to which the position is assigned; meeting with these individuals as necessary to develop proposals which match their business opportunities.
Attending meetings and preparing proposal reports.
Assisting with maintenance of proposal templates; facilitating proposal template change requests if required.
Acting as back up to other Sales Administrators and other proposal specialists (in and outside the EMEA region).
Undertaking special projects as assigned.
What You'll Need
A conscientious self-starter/team player with excellent written and oral communication skills (English language; speaking multiple languages would be a plus).
Able to demonstrate actual experience and proficiency in technical or commercial proposals.
Detail-oriented and capable of multi-tasking efficiently.
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel and CRM applications; they should be willing to learn these and other software applications as needed.
Comfortable working as a cross-trained team member in a geographically-dispersed and fast-paced international environment, able to redirect efforts easily and maintain a consistent pace.
Outgoing and accommodating, yet able to enforce established processes and standards.
While our impact on the world is big, we offer many of the advantages of a smaller organization. Every employee has a real opportunity to make important contributions that directly benefit our customers and drive our success.
AspenTech is thriving, thanks to our relentless focus on innovation and the dedication of our team of world-class experts who speak more than 10 languages and work in 30 different offices worldwide.
AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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