Chicago technical recruiting firm seeks a Bid Specialist

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of sales roles. Currently, we are seeking a Bid Specialist. We are specifically looking for someone who can efficiently and accurately complete bids as they arise. This person must be comfortable and effective in communicating with various figures inside and outside of the company. He/She will need to ultimately have the motivation to follow processes and to make analytic decisions when needed.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Accurately follows established pricing procedures to make good pricing decisions
  • Must express a willingness and drive to elevate potential bids based on criteria
  • Research and gain a sense of competition as a means to progress and/or alter business
  • Assist in sourcing cheaper alternative products, when necessary
  • Ensure the accuracy of formal bids by comprehending all big specifications and gathering necessary documentation

Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree/At least 2 years of college
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Good sense of prioritization when it comes to seeing goals to completion
  • Effective in making decisions and expressive in sound judgment
  • Builds morals by balancing team and individual responsibilities
  • Excellent mathematical skills/an affinity for numbers
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft Office software
  • Effective organization and written/oral communication skills
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