Technical Scoping and Proposal Advisor

  • Location:
    Krakow, Poland
  • Area of Interest
    Business Development
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What You'll Do 
As a Scoping and Proposal Advisor you will support the gathering of all data and requirements to finalize the scope and draft the initial estimate.

Main Responsibilities:
- Identify information gaps (customer and project details) to prepare estimate
- Serve as technical liaison, coordinating with stakeholders to gather technical data and requirements
- Document assumptions and finalize scope
- Collaborate with Engagement Manager, Sales / BDM and where required, with Architectural Subject Matter Experts (SME) to produce and refine initial estimate
- Facilitate with the appropriate SMEs to scope multi arch or complex deals
- Manage scoping for SOW development of deals to be delivered by Partners / Third Parties

Who You'll Work With
Cisco Advanced Services is part of the Cisco Services organization. We are the advocates for Cisco customers. It is our mission to accelerate customer success by helping customers optimize their network investment and speed adoption and migration of advanced technologies.
As a member of this team, you will be assisting in pre-sales activities, interfacing between Center of Excellence Architecture teams, Service Sales and Delivery organizations. You will be supporting opportunity qualification process and working towards understanding of customer's requirements, and mapping them into portfolio of services and solutions.

Who You Are
Minimum requirements:
- Technical hands on fluency in at least one of the following architectures: Routing and Switching, Datacenter, Security, Collaboration, Mobility
- Strong knowledge of scoping requirements
- Ability to translate customer business objectives into scoping requirements 
- Strong understanding of services delivery processes, ideally within IT industry
- Experience preparing Levels of Effort (LOE) based on the service scopes (optional)
- Prior experience as pre-sales consultant (optional) 
- Cross functional collaboration
- Strong business communication
- Understand who and when to bring in the appropriate SMEs for multi arch or complex deals

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco.

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