IT Tender Specialist

Steinhausen, Switzerland, Mehr...
13.11.2019 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

IT Tender Specialist

When you join Varian, you’re joining an organization with nearly $3 billion in annual revenue, and more than 6,500 team members across more than 30 countries. You’ll be backed by a culture that is centered on fostering your creative potential, and experience the full support of an organization and leadership committed to inspiring you to do your best work. Bring your talent to a place where your work will help fight cancer. Join Varian’s Oncology Systems team, and the work you do can make a difference by helping to create a world without fear of cancer. We develop and manufacture products and solutions that innovate, support and streamline cancer-fighting solutions worldwide. Our teams have a common drive to help others, and a passion for excellence. Join Varian and add your talent to the fight against cancer.

At Varian, our culture is centered on fostering the creative potential of every employee through teamwork and collaboration. Our technologies touch millions of lives every day, and this inspires us to do our best work – every day. By using your talent, ambition and creativity, you can build a career that allows you to make a real difference in people’s lives. You’re just one click away from the most impactful work you’ll ever do. Apply now and join our mission to help save lives. Someone, somewhere, will be glad you did.

We're driving toward the ultimate victory: a world without the fear of cancer.

In this challenging and new position, you will be part of the GEO EMEIA tender specialist team and responsibility for managing tender/procurement together with the local Sales & Service groups, in order to meet targets and fulfill demands in the market.

You will work closely with various functional experts across the GEO EMEIA to consolidate the required content and coordinate incoming requests to ensure a timely project submission. Further in that role, you will act as a key contributor to build & maintain IT & infrastructure knowledge in our centralized knoweldge repository and provide guidance to regional teams.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversees all aspects of proposal preparation, ensuring quality, compelling bids are submitted in a timely manner. Review all customer and product related requirements to ensure that they are met in the proposal and collaborate with a wide variety of involved parties to include all necessary information within the proposals.
  • Create & maintain knoweldege around IT & Infrastructure topics and provid support to active projects in the pre-sales phase across the GEO EMEIA.
  • Coordinating incoming bid requests and proposal responses on IT & Ifrastructure related topics. Organize and track requests and responses using the company databases. Within this roles responsibility, is to maintain and update this centralized knowledge database regularly.
  • Act as a coach for leading regional sales staff such as Account Managers and Sales Executives on IT related aspects in tender projects. Guide staff through the entire tender project cycle and support them in managing large deals.
  • Analyze requested clinical workflow in submitted tender documents and translate them into Varian solutions captured in the knowledge repository for use in future projects.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related disciplines from a reputable university.
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant IT experience or equivalent of modern enterpirse IT experience, in an international organization or multinational corporation.
  • Experience on Microsoft Server OS products (preferred MCSA certified) and Virtualization (Citrix and VMWare mainly).
  • Knowledge on Microsoft Azure infrastructure and subscription financial model is preferred.
  • Understanding on VOS products such as ARIA/Eclipse field experience.
  • Industry-specific (customer requirements and Radiotherapy clinical workflow) knowledge and background.
  • Showing proficiency in the CRM solution Salesforce and Microsoft tools.
  • Demonstrating previous exposure to contracts and an understanding of basic contract language.
  • Providing proven project management experience, interacting with various departments such as sales, service, legal, compliance, marketing, etc.
  • Showing an understanding of the tender project process & of commercial terms.
  • Ability to adapt and to integrate into, the customer’s technical/operational & safety environment.

You are customer service & team-oriented and you have a proactive attitude with excellent organizational skills. You are able to work independently as well as part of a team. You thrive in managing numerous tasks accurately and simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

We're unleashing the power of technology and human ingenuity to achieve new victories in the fight against cancer. Join us and have a global impact.

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