at Black & Veatch in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Proposal Coordinator – Governments and Environments – US Hybrid
Date: Sep 27, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity’s biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.
Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 99845
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Why Black and Veatch
Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work , Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.
At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. \#LI-MG1
Black & Veatch is seeking a Proposal Coordinator to join our talented, inclusive and supportive Sales & Pursuits team of proposal coordinators, pursuit specialists, graphic designers and strategy professionals. As a Proposal Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to work with a proposal development team that includes engineers and subject matter experts to manage proposal efforts and incorporate best practices to develop client-centric, visually appealing and compliant sales documents. The role is always interesting, as each proposal has it owns unique blend of layout design, writing, and solution offerings to meet a wide range of client needs. In this role, you will:
+ Complete tasks with minimal day-to-day supervision as you drive the proposal through completion
+ Utilize team support any time you need it to grow in your role at Black & Veatch
+ Design proposals using strong writing and InDesign skills
Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority. Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally, this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link to see a full list of
Please note: This role will be hybrid- working 3 days in office and 2 days remote. West Coast locations are preferred or a candidate willing to work PST hours.
Our Governments & Environment business sector provides innovative solutions for integrated planning, design, engineering, and construction support of critical infrastructure and facilities as well as resiliency and environmental services for clients worldwide. The Governments & Environment Sales & Pursuits team collaborates with business leaders and client-facing professionals to plan and execute strategies and develop pursuit and proposal materials with focused messaging and content.Our team provides expertise in pursuit strategy and proposal management. We help teams enhance Black & Veatch’s position as an industry leader and deliver new business.
We help teams:
+ Win work -assess, position for and capture opportunities
+ Showcase expertise -develop marketing materials
+ Inform, persuade, compel -create designs and strategic communications
+ Drive efficient and effective results -manage best-practice tools and processes
+ Manage activities during the development of RFP responses including kick-off calls, iterative reviews, document production, and interview prep.
+ Research and gather proposal materials, including drafting non-technical content using boilerplate materials or prior proposals .
+ Develop proposal layout and content using an InDesign template.
+ Work with the proposal team to conceptualize design elements and develop simple graphics or coordinate with our in-house graphic designers.
+ Drive proposal progress to meet scheduled milestones and compliance with the RFP.
+ Review, proofread and edit proposals for clarity and grammar.
+ Experience in a fast-paced A/E/C environment and working with multiple deadlines
+ Intermediate skills in creative layout using Adobe InDesign and Acrobat required
+ Confident personality with strong interpersonal skills
+ Written communications including persuasive writing, proofreading and editing
+ Critical thinking and creative problem solving
+ Organizational skills and attention to detail
+ Ability to prioritize competing deadlines
+ 2 years experience required
+ All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Normal office environment. Keyboarding. Sitting.
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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.
Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company’s long-term achievements – and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.
By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action