The Proposal Manager will co-ordinate and produce the proposal (RFI, RFP etc.) response whilst assembling a proposal team with the relevant service / product / business knowledge required to win. Responsibilities include introduction and implementation of all necessary proposal procedures and processes. This is a highly networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines. This position will report to the Vice President of Operations and Business Development. Although this position reports to the Corporate office located in Austin, Texas, working remotely is available with periodic or as-needed travel into Austin.
The overall responsibilities fall into the following areas:
Delivery of compliant, professionally produced proposals within customer defined time frames.
Coordinate and review / edit proposal input from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from operations, sales, marketing, finance, rehab, contracting, HR, and legal.
Communicate and influence at a senior level.
Ability to coach sales teams and subject matter experts in persuasive writing and proposal best practice.
Document template management in line with company branding.
Scheduling and running proposal kick-off meetings, key review meetings / final document review, and coordinating proposal governance / sign off, and document production.
Assist with maintaining the Business Development databases.
Support business development and marketing activities, including trade/ conferences, mailings, etc.
Participation in the Performance Evaluation program is required.
All other duties as assigned.
PCSI is an equal opportunity employer – persons with disabilities and veterans strongly encouraged to apply. EOE/AA/W/M/V
Requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
5+ years’ experience in proposal management, development and delivery.
Working knowledge in technical business proposals (Government and Commercial).
Knowledge and understanding of Government Contracting strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requires knowledge of PC functions and software.
Operations of Windows applications and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft (Word, Excel, etc.)
Strong ability to communicate, orally and in writing.
Strong time management / prioritization skills.
Strong written English language skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Self-starter, able to work with minimal direction and supervision.
Ability and willingness to exert disciplinary action as needed.
Ability to interpret policies, procedures and regulations.
Ability to work as a team member.
Willingness to continue learning.
This is primarily a sedentary position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office materials and supplies weighing 20 pounds or less.
Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard.
Must have the hand/eye coordination necessary to operate office business machines (calculator, phone, fax, copier, etc.) and a personal computer.
Hearing and speech sufficient to verbally communicate in person and on the telephone.
Mobility to frequently alternate between sitting, standing, and moving about the facilities.
Limited travel required.
Possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record.
Ability to pass criminal and motor vehicle checks.
Work is performed primarily indoors.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Professional Contract Services, Inc.
PCSI is a nonprofit that employs over 1,400 people—a majority of whom have disabilities—to fulfill support service contracts valued at over $120 million annually.
PCSI integrates veterans and other people with disabilities into meaningful, customer-facing jobs with competitive wages and benefits.
Every day we:
•Manage 19 million sq ft of facilities
•Clean and sanitize 6.2 million sq ft in hospitals
•Groom and garden 100,000 acres
•Sweep, mop, and scrub 2.3 million sq ft
•Manage 1.5 million sq ft of dormitories
Every year we:
•Prepare and serve 2.6 million meals
•Service, repair, and dispatch 1,000 vehicles
•Transport 6 million pounds of cargo
•Transport 97,000 passengers