The role primary purpose is to create winning proposals together with sales and the bid&design teams. The interfaces between sales management, end customers, bid&design team and Customer operations  are strategically designed and coordinated in this process. At the same time, the sales process is supported conceptually, and the CRM system is implemented and managed.

The position Bid&Design Manager works closely together with Sales  and takes care of the entire proposal process from beginning to end including joint client visits.

A glimpse of your daily mission:

  • Supporting sales in creating winning proposals

  • Adding contemporary design ideas to our proposals

  • Work with all Haworth departments relevant to sales

  • Support of Haworth sales representativesAdministration and management of Vine

  • Generation of data from Vine according to requirements (e.g. mailings / invitations / statistics etc.)

  • Design and organization of customer mailings

  • Supporting Day 2 sales opportunities

  • Taking control of complete submission process for tenders and RFPs to create best in class proposals

  • Working with the various departments to obtain collateral for RFPs

  • Supporting sales with technical and design advice for their clients

  • Participating in sales meetings and sales visits

  • Updating Vine and organising Bid&Design support through Vine

  • Ensuring all projects have a clear and clean order

Your Qualifications:

  • Must have experience in a similar position in bid&design, tender management, interior design or sales at a dealer

  • Technical affinity or experience, in addition to an excellent command of the Dutch and English language.

  • Combining a design perspective with a sense of initiative in order to offer an optimal service to our customers.

  • Experience with time pressure and a thorough and meticulous monitoring of progress.

  • Be able to work smoothly with the Microsoft Office package (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel) and Pcon

About us

Haworth is one of the world's largest manufacturers of office furniture, providing solutions for tomorrow's customers worldwide. At the center of our work is the human being: What does a person need to work, what pushes them, motivate them and what makes people feel comfortable at work? Only if we can answer that question, we are able to introduce designs to our customers that will make them achieve their goals. To stay one step ahead, we invest in our own research, have a worldwide network of interesting partners and are part of think tanks around the world who are trying to think ahead. The family-owned company, headquartered in Holland, Michigan/United States, employs more than 8.000 people and is represented in more than 150 countries in Asia, Europe and America with subsidiaries and partners.


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