Proposal Manager - 8a7883ac8f5ae664018f7cf94c63151a

at Patrick Engineering Inc in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Proposal Manager

Chicago, IL (Hybrid)

Patrick Engineering, A RINA company, is seeking a Proposal Manager to facilitate the proposal process (RFP responses) with a variety of clients needing our engineering services in various markets nationwide. This includes task delegation, response editing and submission, as well as verifying compliance with client requests for all proposals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly team meetings to cover general department initiatives and contribute to problem solving strategies.
  • Contribute to the development of tools and processes for increased efficiency.
  • For assigned client pursuits:
    • Analyze client request, develop plan for response (responsibility matrix) and set up response template.
    • Lead meeting to finalize plan with technical staff.
    • Manage, develop, edit, and format content for response. Drive development of win themes/sales messages and the incorporation of said messages into client response.
    • Develop simple graphics to enhance messages.
    • Proofread documents for consistency/grammar.
    • Drive pursuit schedule
    • Ensure response is compliant with all client requests.
    • Delegate pieces of response development to other marketing department members as needed.
    • Coordinate physical production and shipping of materials.
    • Complete post-proposal checklists.
  • Verify that all pursuit materials adhere to Patrick brand standards.
  • Manage development of shortlist presentation materials and rehearsals.
  • Upon request, review other marketing department members' proposals or outlines for compliance with client requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Professional Requirements

  • 8+ years' experience working with a professional services/consulting firm.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Teams) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to set boundaries and hold others accountable.
  • Ability to analyze information based on relevance.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent proofreading/editing skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Superior time management and organizational skills

Additional Preferences

  • 10% travel may be required based upon business needs
  • Familiarity with IDOT standards and Illinois Tollway submissions preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


To continue the expansion Patrick has experienced over the past 40 years, and to capitalize on the recent acquisition made by global corporation RINA, Patrick is planning for significant growth in North and South America. RINA is a worldwide engineering consultancy firm that provides an expansive range of services across the energy and mobility, marine, infrastructure, real estate, and industrial sectors. Patrick focuses on working with clients in the infrastructure, transportation, technology, and renewable energy sectors throughout the entire process of project delivery - from planning and controls, comprehensive management services and construction, through to operations and maintenance. Combining forces with RINA presents an exciting opportunity to attract talented and multicultural people and to expand both our worldwide footprint and service offerings in new markets and application sectors.

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Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 11906387

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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