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Parsons Corporation Sr. Proposal Manager - Business Development (Local Telecommute) in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Proposal Manager - Parsons Transportation Group

You know the pleasure of an organized desktop... and an organized mind

As an orderly person, you thrive on structure and handle your managerial tasks with focus and professionalism. You keep all of your everyday needs at your fingertips, which spares you the chaos that would put you and your team behind schedule. We prize your talent for efficiency, and your ability to pass that on to your team. We couldn't be the thriving organization we are without sharp, detail-oriented leaders like you. Please apply.

Proposal Manager - Parsons Transportation Group

Position Overview

As part of a dynamic business development and operations team located in our Indianapolis office, you will provide leadership and manage responses on requests for proposals for key accounts within the US Central Region. You will work closely with business development managers, operations managers, capture managers, graphic designers, production teams, and other subject matter experts to develop exceptional winning proposals and increase win-rates. You will be required to work on multiple assignments in tandem with overlapping schedules. This position requires someone that is highly organized, detail-oriented, self-driven, collaborative, and focused on strategy storytelling to differentiate our services. You must have the ability to adapt to changing priorities in a dynamic work environment and use tact and diplomacy to effectively resolve challenges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive overall proposal process from start to finish, including: lead kick-off meetings and color reviews.

  • Develop win strategy, collaborate on design and graphics.

  • Facilitate compliance checks (legal, insurance, and other compliance elements).

  • Coordinate production and delivery of final product, and oversee client interview preparations and coaching for proposed project team

  • Facilitate and support strategy and pre-positioning sessions (i.e., SWOT, IFBP, and others)

  • Partner with Business Development and Operations to organically grow key account revenue

Professional Requirements

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong writing, editing, and document organization skills

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong customer service, organization and conceptual thinking skills, and attention to detail

  • Effective decision-making skills

  • Ability to manage, organize, and prioritize multiple projects and meet competing deadlines

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Four-year degree in Marketing, English, Business, Communications, Liberal Arts, or a related field required

  • Minimum eight years of progressive proposal management experience

  • AEC industry experience is highly preferred, particularly in the preparation and management of large program management proposals ($500M+) and/or proposals involving alternate project delivery (design-build/public private partnerships)

  • Must be highly proficient in InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite software, and Adobe Acrobat

  • Must live within close proximity of facility for telecommuting purposes

  • Must be a US Citizen

We foster great, team-spirited collaborations

We're truly a community that's open for everyone to participate in making an impact. If you manage with insight and ideas, you'll feel at home here. As a team-based culture, we look for leaders who can inspire their work group to work well together, respect differing opinions, listen actively, and be expressive with their own ideas. We welcome diversity and look forward to including people of all backgrounds into our stimulating collaborative process for personal and professional growth.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.