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Proposal Specialist - Infrastructure Business Development

Company: Kiewit
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

**Requisition ID:** 167654
**Job Level:** Mid Level
**Home District/Group:** Infrastructure Business Development
**Department:** Business Development & Proposals
**Market:** Transportation
**Employment Type:** Full Time
**Position Overview**
As a Proposal Specialist, you will work on some of the most challenging and exciting projects across the United States. If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, that offers the opportunity to work collaboratively, and that provides variety and opportunity, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!
You will be responsible for managing the full proposal lifecycle for infrastructure projects ranging in value from $10M to more than $1B. The successful candidate will have excellent project management skills, experience in a fast-paced environment, and an interest in engineering and construction. You have previously managed proposals and experience facilitating integration of the pursuit team. You work well both individually and in a team environment and are comfortable with tight deadlines.
We offer diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, a collaborative work environment, and responsibility you wont find just anywhere.
**District Overview**
Kiewit Infrastructure Proposal Services supports Kiewits Get Work efforts from qualifications through the interview phases. Team members enjoy working with a variety of pursuit teams across the United States to develop winning strategies and content for each proposal. We work on pursuits procured using alternative-delivery models, including CMGC, design-build, progressive design-build, and other best-value models. We take a collaborative and integrated approach to developing winning proposals through brainstorms, critical concept meetings, and regular proposal reviews.
On our team, youll have the opportunity to truly make a difference to the communities around us. Kiewits reach into a wide range of locations, markets, projects, and contract types will expand your horizon and accelerate your career. By joining Kiewit, youre ensuring a lifetime of success: we will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. We offer top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan with a generous company match, 4 weeks of paid time off per year, and unbeatable growth opportunities.
This position can be based out of our Lone Tree, CO; Westlake, TX; Orlando, FL; or Raleigh, NC offices.
Serve as a regional proposal resource working within a team to deliver high-quality, winning proposals
Lead and deliver quality complex proposals while supporting other ongoing proposal work
Analyze and interpret documents (RFQ, RFI, RFP) and requirements to prepare and develop comprehensive response templates (compliance matrix, proposal outlines, schedule)
Lead and facilitate proposal kick-off meetings, milestone color reviews, and recovery periods
Manage and coordinate proposal sections to ensure compliance with client objectives and requirements while ensuring consistency with proposing entitys strategy and approach
Organize and facilitate strategy and storyboarding sessions to incorporate concepts and data into deliverable documents
Lead proposal and graphics staff and/or partners in developing deliverables
Collaborate with and interview subject matter experts to secure information for various writing assignments to prepare compliant and compelling written proposal content
Serve as lead writer for various technical and non-technical proposal sections (e.g., project descriptions, qualification summaries, resumes, project approach, etc.)
Collaborate with the creative team to conceptualize and integrate compelling graphics to convey proposed solutions
Make accurate and timely formatting, edits, and revisions to documents and adjust schedule, as required
Understand and apply proposal methods and tools, consistently implement standard best practice processes
Lead or assist in the production and on-time delivery of proposals (electronic and hard copy)
Assist with maintaining, monitoring, and managing proposal database, files, and systems through appropriate information management systems
Support and drive development and continuous improvement of best practices and templates, data platforms, and style guides
The successful candidate will possess all or most of the following:
3+ years of proposal coordination/writing experience in engineering/construction or similar industry
Bachelors degree in Marketing/Communications, Journalism, English, Liberal Arts, Construction Management, Environmental Science, Engineering, or equivalent
Proficiency in Adobe InDesign
Required Skills
Comfortable and effective virtual and in-person meeting facilitator
Effective communicator, with strong writing skills, including ability to write concise, compelling, and compliant technical and non technical content
Self-motivated, with ability to deliver high-quality work in a deadline-driven environment
Ability to prioritize, balance, and successfully complete multiple tasks simultaneously
Action-oriented with an ability to take on and solve problems
Ability to work collaboratively with professionals throughout the organization from various backgrounds
Exceptional attention to detail and organization
Other Requirements:
Regular, reliable attendance
Work productively and meet deadlines timely
Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
Base Compensation: $61,324 - $91,985
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)
We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package thats among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Company: Kiewit

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