• Proposal Manager

    Job Locations US-NJ-Morristown | US-DC | US-MO-Kansas City | US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID 2018-9606
    # of Openings
    Business Development/Marketing
  • Overview

    The Business Development group of Louis Berger has an exciting opportunity for an experienced technical writer/proposal coordinator to join our team.  


    This individual’s primary duty will be to shepherd the proposal process from start to finish, working effectively with technical staff in throughout Louis Berger’s nationwide offices and lead the capture management strategy of various proposal efforts. Markets include Building & Facilities, Environment, Power & Energy, Transportation, and Water. This position will be responsible for honing win themes/selling points, and ensuring schedules are met and final products are fully-compliant and of the utmost quality. Creativity is a must as we want our proposals to stand out from the competition.


    Position Description:


    • Perform detailed analysis of RFQ/RFP documents and developing detailed compliance and responsibility matrices. Collaborate with members of proposal team to develop strategy.

    • Establish production schedule and developing a resource plan to ensure a timely response.

    • Follow up with members of the proposal team on status of all proposal elements and expedite as required.

    • Coordinate and lead color review meetings.

    • Write non-technical portions of the proposal. Edit and organize all written technical materials supplied by support groups.

    • Provide graphic/layout assistance.

    • Coach the capture management team through shortlist and interview preparations.

    • Maintain up-to-date resumes and project descriptions for use in project pursuits.

    • Other marketing-related functions as necessary.


    The successful candidate will have the following:


    • 4-year degree in Communications, Journalism, Business, Marketing, or English

    • 4-7 years of related proposal development experience.

    • Experience writing proposals using the Shipley Process

    • Self-motivated, goal-oriented individual who excels in a rapid development environment.

    • Highly organized, detail-oriented multi-tasker. Independent self-starter with effective people and negotiation skills.

    • Superb writing and editing skills.

    • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) required.


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