Parsons Corporation Sr. Proposal Manager - Critical Infrastructure (Telecommute) in Richardson, Texas
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Sr. Proposal Manager- Critical Infrastructure Telecommute
Targeted Markets: Texas
Optional: California, Illinois, Virginia, New York
You are constantly raising the bar for your own best work
You know what you're capable of and you're absolutely determined to achieve it. Your momentum keeps you pushing ahead, looking to outdo yourself, bringing you closer and closer to all that you know you can be. We will appreciate your ambition and striving for excellence, and will open every door to empower your success, and through it, ours.
As a national proposal manager, you will champion the development and delivery of major proposals, qualifications, and other business development materials for projects within the critical infrastructure market, nation-wide. You'll be joining the proposal operations team and work collaboratively with leadership, management, subject matter experts, core creative designers and capture teams to win new business! This position will require you to adapt to changing priorities in a dynamic environment and work on multiple assignments in tandem, with overlapping schedules.
Simply put, we are looking for a champion to drive our pursuit lifecycle, from kick-off to final submittal.
We can't wait to meet you.
How will you Make a Difference
Perform detailed analysis of RFP/RFQ/RFI documents to assess requirements and develop compelling proposal narratives that demonstrate our value proposition
Facilitate proposal storyboarding sessions, strategic messaging, and creative writing for all levels of pursuits
Facilitate proposal kick-off meeting and color reviews (pink, red, gold) to ensure we produce quality deliverables that differentiate us from our competitors and provide value to our clients
Collaborate with our graphics team to establish templates and standards for proposal look and feel, writing style, and layout
Responsible for writing non-technical portions of the proposal (i.e., cover letters, executive summaries, project descriptions, resumes, team qualifications, various management plans, win themes and discriminators, etc.)
Review all proposal drafts and final documents to ensure responsiveness, thoroughness, accuracy and quality
Provide oversight and guidance on graphics development
Establish a production schedule and resource plan to ensure all required proposal documents are produced properly and delivered on time
Oversee client interview preparation, development of collateral and coaching activities
Contribute and maintain SalesCloud Opportunity CRM record for accuracy and completeness
Perform closeout activities ensuring lessons learned and debriefing process is initiated
We support each other for mutual success
At our organization, we go above and beyond for each other. If you don't get the hang of a procedure, your teammates will get you to where you need to be. If one person's bogged down, we step in to help each other out. It doesn't matter that teammates may have diverse personal backgrounds; here, all are welcomed, included, respected, and offered growth opportunities. If you've got the skills and can give and receive both practical and morale support, you'll love it here.
What will you Bring to the Table
We're looking for someone with strong, proven skills in the following areas:
Strong facilitation, leadership, and communication skills to lead capture teams through the pursuit lifecycle
Excellent written, interpersonal, and communication skills (ability to write executive summaries, cover letters and other non-technical sections)
Able to inspire outstanding work from team members with a range of experience and technical abilities in the development of proposal documents
Capable to adapting to changing priorities in a very dynamic work environment and demonstrate the ability to work in stressful situations with critical deadlines (evening and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines)
Required to work on multiple assignments, with overlapping schedules, and needs to be able to multi-task and delegate responsibilities to team members to accomplish all tasks
Ensure alignment with corporate strategy, business line strategic goals, promote technologies/innovation, build meaningful relationships, and align with business markets
Proficient in utilizing Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe In-Design, Illustrator, and Acrobat Pro)
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
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)
We're here for you, even at the senior level, when you want your voice to be heard
Welcome to an environment where you can share ideas and opinions comfortably and respectfully with top levels of management. It's not surprising that our most valuable input often comes from those who perform the jobs. That's why we have an Open Door Policy that empowers every member of our diverse staff to share important feedback on their work experience. Here, everyone is respected and included, and everyone's voice is important.
Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider for the future of global defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure with capabilities across cyber-security, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities. Please visit parsons.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we're making an impact.
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.