While explaining the complete process, I tried to simplify the concepts of EMD-Earnest Money Deposit and PBG-Performance Bank Guarantee by giving aforementioned example.
Pre-RFX stage is like preparing for examination; RFX floating is like releasing/posting the Exam schedule; Tender Doc. Fee and EMD are like Examination Fee. RFX is the question paper;
– and your bid can meet, and hopefully exceed, these key criteria. They will very likely happily pay that little bit extra for the peace of mind of having both their stated AND their implied needs so convincingly catered for.
Proposal management plans, or bid plans, are used to allocate effort, structure work, and ensure adherence to time lines throughout the proposal development process. It is the project document developed by the Proposal or Bid Manager to identify resources, schedules, and tasks needed to reach the final submission date with a winning proposal.
Here are some guidelines on preparing proposal management plans:
An end-to-end process is a systematic series of actions or steps directed toward a specific end. Organizations that consistently follow a defined business development process win more business and use fewer investment resources. An end-to-end business development (BD) process is like a roadmap. It allows teams of business developers to know where they are, where they’re going, and what path to follow to reach their goals. Given below are some tips to keep in mind when creating an end-to-end process:
After a solicitation is published, questions to the customer should focus primarily on ensuring your organization’s ability to submit a fully compliant proposal. Responses to your questions and other potential bidders’ questions can yield new insight on customer thinking, competitor strategy, and larger industry forces. Your organization must manage this process swiftly and strategically to ensure a compliant, customer-focused response.