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Senior Proposal Coordinator

Company: Cardno
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join Cardno's Science and Environment team to play an integral role on a national team serving as a senior coordinator to our United States based proposal managers/business development support teams; providing support and ensuring delivery of high-quality proposals, and presentations.

Job Description:

Are you a proposal coordinator looking for your next challenge, a place to grow and take your career to the next level? We're looking for a proactive contributor to become part of our national team and join our Proposal Center of Excellence.

The Senior Proposal Coordinator will serve as a coordinator to our United States based proposal managers/business development support teams; providing support and ensuring delivery of high-quality proposals and presentations. The successful candidate will work alongside other proposal team members and be responsible for the management of internal resources, the planning, development and completion of assigned tasks, including development of proposal scope, plans for proposal preparation, proposal outlines, schedules, assignments, graphics, and themes.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

> Integrate and work directly with Senior Leadership, Business Unit Managers and Practice Area Leaders/ Subject Matter Experts to develop highly effective proposals to position Cardno for success in capturing new work/clients

> Engaging and being proactive in internal relationship building with key technical leaders

> Monitor compliance with Request for Proposals/Qualifications (RFP/RFQs)

> Write, coordinate, and assemble proposal sections

> Schedule and coordinate status Meetings/teleconferences and draft/final reviews

> Organize and run Western business development coordination calls

> Coordinate development of oral presentations

QUALIFICATIONS:

> Bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, public relations, professional communications, or a closely related writing field

> Eight to ten years of applicable experience in A/E/C industry

> Knowledge of government contracts and RFPs

> Meets schedules under deadline

> Have a strong attention to detail and accuracy

> Possess a good understanding of document production process (review cycles and functions of document processing, editing, graphics design, and final assembly)

> Possess good document management skills; ability to maintain proposal budget and schedule

> Highly self-motivated and well organized

> Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours and weekends, when necessary, including some holidays during proposal preparation efforts

SKILLS:

> Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

> Superior writing skills, strong technical writing skills, editorial and quality assurance expertise

> Excellent coordination skills and the ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and experience leading a team

> Ability to work with minimal supervision

> Ability to work in a team environment

> Ability to coordinate logistics and proposal team input

> Ability to integrate technical information in a persuasive manner

> Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve

> Advanced skills with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft applications - (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) for proposal layout, graphics, and production

> Possess solid interpersonal skills; must be able to interface effectively and productively with technical staff, graphics designers, document processors, and editor/writers

> Implement and comply with Cardno's Quality Management system and provide feedback / recommendations where the system may need modification.

WORKPLACE HEALTH & SAFETY:

> Comply with Cardno's Zero Harm policy and seek to continually improve safety across our business.

> Embrace a reporting culture where all safety issues are promptly reported and addressed.

> Follow the required Workplace Health & Safety legislation relevant to the location of employment.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

> Professional presentation.

> Mature and professional approach to work.

> Reliable and trustworthy nature when dealing with confidential issues and staff at all levels.

> Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

> Interpersonal skills to allow for harmonious working relationships within the unit and the office.

> Ability to research ideas, analyze options and make recommendations.

> Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with superiors, co-workers, clients and suppliers.

> Keen to learn existing systems of company and identify opportunities to improve.

> Understands the importance of safety and embraces a reporting culture where all safety issues are promptly reported and addressed.

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants

Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

Keywords: Cardno, Glendale , Senior Proposal Coordinator, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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