Proposal Manager

at Guidehouse in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Family :

Proposal Management

Travel Required :

Up to 10%

Clearance Required :


What You Will Do:

The Guidehouse Proposal Development Center (PDC) is searching for a Proposal Manager to join the growing global Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure (ES&I) segment. This individual will be responsible for leading proposal activities to help win work with commercial and government clients. Guidehouse partners with energy companies, governments, investors, and global corporations as they adapt and optimize the use of resources and infrastructure to drive toward innovative, sustainable, resilient programs and operations. This position will involve you in a wide variety of work related to clean air, electronic vehicles, transportation infrastructure, and other exciting projects.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

+ Coordinate with business teams to understand business plans and capture objectives

+ Participate as a company representative on external capture teams to gather important proposal information

+ Perform detailed analyses of requirements documents (e.g., RFP, RFQ, SOW) and communicate the results

+ Manage proposal development documentation (outline, team assignments, proposal management plan, schedule, kick-off meeting materials, writing plans)

+ Establish and maintain communications among teammates using collaborative tools, phone calls, e-mail, etc.

+ Lead and direct the team of writers and write assigned sections as needed

+ Provide direction and coordination of content for proposal graphics.

+ Perform substantive reviews of both text and graphics, ensure the assigned writing sections comply with RFP requirements, contain win strategies and win themes, and comply with standard format and style criteria

+ Own all sections of the proposal, having ultimate responsibility for production and coordinate delivery of all proposal documents.

+ Provide orientation and training for new proposal team members on the proposal development process and procedures, writing strategies, etc.

+ Coordinate with pricing staff to ensure that information needed to prepare the Cost Proposal is available and input is received on time

+ Coordinate and obtain Partner signoff

+ Attend win/loss debriefings and assist with developing lessons learned

+ Ensure that all documentation relevant to the project is retained in a systematic way

+ Able to work evenings or on weekends as required to meet proposal deadlines

What You Will Need:

+ Please include a cover letter.

+ Bachelor’s degree preferred

+ 3-5 years relevant proposal writing, coordination, and management experience

+ Experience on complex government proposals

+ Superior communication, writing, formatting, editing, and proofing skills

+ High skill level with MS Word; proficient with PowerPoint and Excel and Adobe Acrobat Pro

+ Interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management

+ Work well independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment, completing multiple complex tasks simultaneously

+ Time management, analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills

+ Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

+ Ability to be adaptable and flexible to change

What Would Be Nice to Have:

+ Experience in relevant market sectors

+ Experience in Federal, state/local, and commercial proposals

+ Training or certification by APMP

+ US citizen and able to work on Federal proposals

The annual salary range for this position is $89,100.00-$133,700.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Student Loan PayDown

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

+ Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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Job Posting: JC247906811

Posted On: Sep 15, 2023

Updated On: Nov 27, 2023

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