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Proposal Specialist in Piscataway Township, NJ , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 4/22/2018

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What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

The Northeast Regional Business Development team is seeking a Proposal Specialist to work with the regional BD&M manager, capture managers and technical teams to develop winning proposals and presentations. The nature of submittals will include Statement of Qualifications (SOQs), Expressions of Interest (EOIs), Proposals to local, state, and federal clients, and interview presentations. This position will work as part of a team in Piscataway, NJ.

  • Facilitates kick-off meetings and all proposal review milestones.
  • Organizes and coordinates proposal resources (project management/technical team input, proposal support, and graphics/print teams).
  • Identifies and prioritizes tasks, assigns responsibilities, develops schedules, reviews all work product and ensures completions of assignments.
  • Provides writing and editing support.
  • Performs detailed analysis of SOQ and RFP requirements and prepares compliance matrices/outlines.
  • Researches and compiles information from both external and internal sources, including a variety of databases and data sources (internet, company intranet, previous proposals, etc.).
  • Supports sales interview teams and prepares presentation and supporting materials.
  • Works with Graphic Designer to develop proposals and presentations.
  • Archives proposal content as part of proposal closeout procedures.
  • Participates in required training and knowledge sharing activities.
  • Performs self-check of work products and coordinates independent quality control review and compliance checks during the lifecycle of the proposal and in strict accordance with internal quality and proposal development procedures.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, journalism, communications, or business.
  • 1-3 years of experience in the planning, development and production of architectural-engineering-construction proposals and qualifications.
  • Strong project management/coordination skills with an emphasis on responsiveness, prioritization of tasks, time management and quality control.
  • Strong professional writing and editing.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Familiarity with Government (SF 330 and SF254/255) requirements.
  • Proficiency Microsoft Office applications and specifically with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experienced using Adobe Creative Suite InDesign preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CRM is desired but not required.

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Piscataway, NJ
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
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