Identify the service lines and information needed for completion of proposal response.
Create as well as consolidate proposal responses from different stakeholders.
Follow up with identified response owners for timely completion.
Gather relevant information from the respective teams and support business development activities.
Gather information and data, as well as contribute to the creation of deal solutions.
Track and support bid management process (Bid plan, Status updates).
Track, maintain and report presales support information (deal analytics, prospect list, BD assets etc).
Support compliance initiatves strict adherence to Bid Management process in line with laid down procedures and approval matrices.
Plan for, schedule and attend inter team meetings and discussions Drive the discussion while capturing MoM and POA to further the pursuit process.
Be a Point of Contact for all activities forming part of a typical pursuit process plan for and schedule Solution Storyboarding sessions, Leadership reviews, Client Orals, etcCollateral Management / Thought Leadership ,.
Create or assist in preparing presentations/ collaterals for sales support by gathering relevant information.
Support in creation of marketing collateral such as Fliers, SoQs etc.
Contribute to building IP through White Papers, solution accelerators etc.
Template Management Ensure usage of Cognizant brand guidelines,Client Visit Management.
Coordinate Client visits :
own the operational aspects of a customer visit - Not typically applicable for SL BD Knowledge Management ,
Contribute in knowledge management activities by creating case studies of existing engagements, reusable standardised collaterals, etc.
Perform periodic refresh of contact lists and domain/service line capabilities,Stakeholder Management.
Work status reporting and communication on regular basis (Weekly / fortnighly / Monthly) as appropriatePeople Management / Team Building ,.
Attend role / domain relevant training / events and update the team on emerging domain / technology trends and related issues.
Contribute to knowledge sharing sessions within and outside the BD group.