Sample Job Description for Proposal Manager

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Job Title: Proposal Manager

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Carolinas Division SVP Business Acquisition, the Proposal Manager will fulfill this critical role as an integral part of the Business Acquisition team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with finance team to optimize offer value to clients.
  • Develop tools to help optimize proposal and estimating process in conjunction with Engineering and Construction/Delivery group standards and practices.
  • Participate in client meetings. Act as technical facilitator to core engineering group.
  • Work with engineering firms, EPC companies, and equipment suppliers to facilitate project and equipment specifications and clarifications.
  • Compile estimates from various departments within business unit and other technical data as needed to facilitate sales process.
  • Work as part of Business Development team to develop customer proposals and respond to client data requests.
  • Lead development of assigned proposals for Solar Steam Generators (ASME Section 1 Boilers) and associated plant equipment offers to clients.

Position Requirements:

  • Energetic about challenges, self-motivated and able to focus on long term objectives and push for results.
  • Able to deal with concepts and complex issues comfortably; is seen as intellectually sharp, capable and agile.
  • Able to organize people, tools, equipment, and other resources and orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish desired results.
  • Effective in a variety of formal presentation settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, direct reports, and bosses.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, able and willing to face challenges, delegate and provide direction to others, and effectively address conflict.
  • Able to make decisions under tight deadlines and in the face of incomplete information.
  • BS in Business, Marketing, Communications, Engineering or a related field, plus ten years of experience preferred, or a minimum of ten years of progressive related experience.

Salary: $12.00 – $15.00 Hourly DOE