at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States
Proposal Manager – Federal
Date: Mar 17, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.
Req Id : 61785
Job Title : Proposal Manager – Federal
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : SPC-GMGNE-FED RESOURCES
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
The Black & Veatch Federal Business is grounded in history and engineering the future. We have 100+ years of experience supporting the Federal government and are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals. Our vision is to be the greatest infrastructure solutions provider delivering top tier and high-quality design and engineering services to the Federal government. Our primary areas of focus include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) and Classified Design Services, Construction Services, Environmental Services, and Integrated Services.
Oversees all major proposal efforts for the Federal Services Division which includes but is not limited to, develops strategy, writes, reviews, and edits proposals, compiles proposals for submission, determines resources required to complete major pursuits, and assists in development of support staff. Provides support for proposals prepared by other BandV business units.
+ Oversees all major proposal efforts within the division; develops the strategy focused on client needs; writes, reviews, and edits proposals, and ensures content and layout are consistent; compiles proposals for submission . Directs complete and cohesive service from proposal writers and administrators relative to proposal preparation including Request for Proposal (RFP) analysis, graphics and statistical requirements, technical narrative preparation, research needs and analysis, and administrative support functions . Provides support for proposals to the federal government prepared by other Black and Veatch business units to assist in capturing business . Establishes the desired proposal themes, key issues, messages, and image . Determines resources required to complete major pursuits and coordinates the assimilation of these resources with senior management
+ Resources include human, equipment, materials, computers, or software . Assists the Director of Business Development in the development and direction of support staff and subject matter experts by advising on specific skills and training requirements needed to address marketing strategies . Provides guidance and coaches team members presenting major proposals to ensure quality of proposal . Develops and prepares monthly status reports for Division meetings . Acts in capacity of a “lead person”
+ Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction
+ List positions receiving direction: Marketing Communications Specialists, Proposal/Technical Writers, and Administrative Support Staff
+ Preffered Skills: . Creativity . Ability to multi-task . Knowledge of industry . Problem solving skills . Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) . Ability to lead, guide, and mentor team of professionals to create collaboration . Excellent communication and inter-personal skills . Good writing (creating text) and editing skills . Ability to think strategically and create persuasive message . Self starter and ability to make decisions independently . Ability to coach professionals regarding client presentations . Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible to multiple demands of project teams and shifting priorities
Executive Order 14042, associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors, issued on September 24, 2021, requires covered contractors and subcontractors who work with the federal government to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine, or are approved for a medical or religious accommodation by January 18, 2022. Black & Veatch may be subject to these legal requirements. This role will require proof of full vaccination or approval for a medical or religious accommodation prior to start date.
Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Marketing, Business or related field. 10+ years experience including 5 years proposal experience. 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
Keyboarding, SittingNormal office environment
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