United States of America - Texas, Austin
AECOM is looking for an experienced Proposal Manager to lead and write U.S. government proposals. The Proposal Manager will work closely with the Federal marketing team, business operations, and support staff to bring strong leadership, sharp compliance, skilled writing, and creativity to some of our must-win Federal pursuits. The job includes leading large proposals and presentations and supports from pre-RFP project positioning through to interview stage, as required. The subject matter will be focused on design-bid-build and design-build facilities, civil works, and disaster response and resiliency, but may include any of our market sectors in the government space.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
+ Provide leadership and direction for proposals, including schedules, templates, compliance, content planning, and production
+ Provide conceptual leadership for document design while ensuring RFP instructions and internal brand guidelines pertaining to format, fonts, etc. are followed
+ Participate in go/no-go and greenlight analyses in compliance with delegation of authority guidelines, capture planning and positioning activities as they pertain to preparation for the proposal
+ Facilitate pink and red team quality reviews and applies lessons learned to add value to proposals
+ Manage the implementation of proposal and presentation revisions based on direction from review teams
+ Write and edit tailored executive summaries, resumes, experience, past performance, and management sections for proposals
+ Support debriefs and gather client feedback on proposals to ensure and demonstrate continuous improvement
+ Support special projects, as required
+ This Proposal Manager can be based out of Austin, TX, Arlington, VA, Boston, MA, Germantown, MD, Los Angeles, CA, Orange, CA, or Sacramento, CA.
+ This opportunity is open to Telecommuting.
+ This opportunity does not provide any relocation benefits
+ Bachelor’s degree plus six (6) years of related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
+ U.S. Citizenship
+ Bachelor’s degree preferably in Journalism, English, Communications, Marketing or a related field
+ Minimum eight (8) years of related experience
+ APMP/SMPS certification, or demonstrated training with proposal best practices, is strongly preferred
+ Working knowledge of and interest in the A/E industry.
+ Experience managing design proposals, in particular winning work for facility design-bid-build and design-build pursuits
+ A detailed knowledge of marketing best practices and procedures, work processes, and tools
+ A strong working knowledge of word processing programs (e.g., Microsoft Word), spreadsheet management (Excel), and presentation software (e.g., PowerPoint), as well as desktop publishing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite), graphics programs (e.g., InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop)
+ A working knowledge of collaborative tools such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, etc.
+ An understanding of CRM. Salesforce experience is a plus.
+ Initiative, skill, and personal commitment to manage multiple projects and details concurrently, follow up, and bring tasks and projects to full completion
+ Ability to produce accurate, compliant, and compelling work independently and with others
+ Proven organizational and administrative skills, including the ability to complete varied work tasks on schedule, and lead deliverable efforts by others; and the proven ability to manage documents
+ An ability to meet non-negotiable client deadlines, sometimes with very fast turnaround times
+ Experience demonstrating leadership qualities
**What We Offer**
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
**Job Category** Business Development
**Business Line** Geography OH
**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
**Country** United States of America
**Position Status** Full-Time
**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 239172BR
**Additional Locations** US - Arlington, VA - 2101 Wilson Boulevard - Suite 800, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Germantown, MD - 12420 Milestone Center Drive, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St
**Clearance Required** No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.