Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"At 3M, we want to make sure that everyone, from all walks of life, know they can share their opinions, they're heard, and change is made based on their input." - Ann Anaya, chief diversity officer at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
As a Proposal and Contract Administrator you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:
Working with moderate work direction, identifying issues/problems or potential contractual requirements or risks to the business, in addition to identifying, protecting and addressing 3M's intellectual property
Reports to the Senior Proposal and Contract Manager and works closely in a team environment with subject matter experts comprised of legal, finance, marketing, sales, business team members, quality, transportation, manufacturing, and customer service
Reads and understands solicitation instructions and summarizes requirements for business discussion and decision making. Provides proposal lead role, which includes organizing, managing, and content responsibilities
Develops outline, schedule, and compliance matrix for proposals/bids
Produces templates and outlines of proposal sections. Coordinates and compiles proposal content based on input from team members. Reviews proposal sections/content for compliance to RFP requirements. Coordinates proposal production, printing, and shipping
Assists in the logistical coordination of client presentations and development of presentation materials as needed
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Three (3) combined years of experience in the following areas: proposal coordinator, contract administrator/negotiator, customer service, communications, marketing, training, pricing, project management, legal and/or sales
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include
Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications, Marketing, Business, Law (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Strong analytical and communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of the organization
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (e.g. PivotTable, VLookup, Formulas, etc.), SharePoint, OneNote, Teams, and PowerPoint
Experience with government procurement proposal/bid processes and contract management, including public sector transportation and/or the motor vehicle industry
SAP, Vendavo, Salesforce, and Lotus Notes experience
Ability to complete work assignments based on strict customer defined timelines and deadlines, working comfortably under pressure
Must demonstrate initiative and ability to anticipate and problem-solve independently
Ability to handle confidential information
Project management experience
Travel: Travel: May include up to 5%
Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.
To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Certain job positions within 3M require workers to be on-site at 3M facilities and/or at third-party locations. A necessary requirement of each of these positions is that all individuals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to limited medical and religious exemptions). Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 means, two weeks have passed since completing the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after receiving a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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