Melanie A. N. Cabauatan
RFP & Business Proposal Writer | Recruiter | Project Coordinator | VA
ATTENTION: START-UP BUSINESS OWNERS!
As an RFP RESPONSE-WRITING CONSULTANT, I am very generous in sharing the information I have acquired from my years of experience as an RFP Writer for both Federal and Private Solicitations/Opportunities/Bids. I can share with you cost-effective strategies for responding to solicitations/opportunities/bids, and ways for you to establish your credibility as a start-up company.
As an RFP RESPONSE WRITER, I am very comfortable working with:
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
REQUEST FOR QUOTATION
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
INTENT TO BID
My experience and expertise include the following, but are not limited to such:
INTENSIVE REVIEW OF CLIENT'S RFP/RFQ/RFI
CREATION OF PROPOSAL TEMPLATES
COMPLETION OF RFP/RFQ/RFI RESPONSES
COLLABORATION AND COORDINATION WITH RESEARCH TEAMS
INTERACTION WITH FOREIGN COUNTERPARTS
MANAGEMENT OF BOILERPLATE ANSWERS
CORRECTION OF GRAMMATICAL, SPELLING AND DOCUMENT FORMATTING ERRORS VIA MANUAL PROOF-READING
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND AVAILABILITY
OTHER TASKS NECESSARY FOR PRINT-READY RFP/RFQ/RFI RESPONSES.
As an HR | PROJECT MANAGEMENT | PROCESS IMPROVEMENT PRACTITIONER & WRITER, I am highly-skilled and very patient in performing and creating:
OTHER WRITING ACTIVITIES REQUIRED
As a RECRUITER, I am most effective in the following areas of Recruitment:
CREATING JOB DESCRIPTIONS
BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEWING USING DDI METHODOLOGIES
Previous Employment History:
Worked as a Recruiting Specialist for a multinational company whose branch is based in Manila, Philippines. Responsibilities included sourcing, interviewing, scheduling, tracking, conducting job offers, but are not limited to such.
A Proposal Production Specialist (Document Management) with more than two (2) years of writing experience using Microsoft Office Applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, who has acquired vital KSAs in various departments and has applied these talents in different projects and endeavors.
An Independent Consultant who is experienced in creating / drafting / completing business plans for entrepreneurs, proposals for the company's sales force, theses for graduate and post-graduate students; re-writing / re-phrasing highly technical manuals into layman's language; proofreading and "customizing" papers; and the occasional ghost writing.
Experienced and Skilled in Microsoft Office Applications, specifically in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MS MovieMaker, MS Frontpage, MS Publisher, MS Powerpoint, but not limited to such; also exposed and highly familiar with Lotus Notes and Adobe Acrobat applications.
A multi-skilled multi-tasker who could easily shift into different roles and who is exposed to various managerial and administrative functions and departments such as Human Resources, Staffing and Recruitment, Quality Assurance and Audit Operations, Sales and Marketing, Six Sigma and Lean applications, Project Management, Capacity Planning and Supply Chain Management.
Detail-oriented individual who could transform raw data into informative reports and provide analyses, trending and recommendations.