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Proposal Manager - German fluent

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Bracknell - Bracknell Forest - United Kingdom

Description & Qualifications


UKG is currently in the market for a Proposal Manager to support our go-to-market in Europe. This position will report directly to the RFP Lead based in the Germany. Responsibilities include RFP response development including understanding client needs, project management of the response, collaborating with the Sales Team and Subject Matter Experts, authoring and editing content, and finalizing and submitting response. You will be responsible for managing multiple RFPs simultaneously and ensuring the proposal is accurate, timely, and in keeping with UKG standards and direction. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to cooperate and work directly with different countries and cultures within our global UKG teams.
Additional responsibilities include maintenance of RFP content repository – ensuring all content is up to date and conveys proper brand standards.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Coordinate full RFP process from start to finish, ensuring each RFP is completed in a timely manner and UKG is positioned to win. RFP process includes qualification, distribution, kickoff, response iterations, quality reviews, and final submission.
• Project manage RFP response including coordinating contributors across the organization and different time zones, actively participating in completing responses, and any other content required in the proposal.
• Collaborate with sales team, sales support, solutions consulting, legal, security, and other departments to answer RFP questions and ensure technical and functional content is accurate, current, and responsive to the customers’ needs.
• Ensure documentation complies with brand standards, has a consistent look and feel, conveys one author and is easy to understand for non-technical audiences.
• Maintain content repository to ensure accurate and up to date information is being used with all RFP responses.
• Track all RFP projects within Salesforce.
• Assist in the development and/or review of other sales collateral including solution overviews, RFP attachments, etc.
• Maintain a thorough understanding of UKG products and HR Industry trends


• Experience with RFP project management (complex RFPs) and proposal development experience with software solutions.
• Must be fluent in both German and English. Additional languages are a plus.
• Ability to effectively function in a team environment including ongoing communication, relationship development and teamwork with Presales and Sales, as well as subject matter experts throughout the organization and with partners.
• Demonstrated document proofreading and editing skills.
• Strong reasoning ability and critical thinking skills (capacity to understand inner workings of complex software solutions, explain them simply, and spot inconsistencies/errors in language and data used to represent them).
• Ability to breakdown highly technical information in a way that non-technical users can easily understand.

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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