Senior Proposal Manager

at Cianbro in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Senior Proposal Manager will lead the company-wide proposal efforts. The successful candidate will support Estimating, Business Development, Marketing, and other departments, by expediting quality responses to requests for information, pre-qualifications, proposals, and award nominations, as well as supporting the development and maintenance of company-wide marketing materials.

The Senior Proposal Manager will report directly to the Vice President of Engineering & Estimating. This is a hands-on position that requires the individual to work harmoniously with various departments as well as project team members, subcontractors, and clients during the performance of their duties. This position can be based out of Brewer, Falmouth, Pittsfield, Portland, ME, Bloomfield, CT, or Baltimore, MD.

Job Responsibilities
Manage proposal team, providing workload management, supervision, and mentorship to the team
Prepare responses to Request for Information (RFI), Qualifications (RFQ), and Proposals (RFP), as well as project award nominations
Generate resumes, project profiles, and additional materials for specific opportunities/submissions
Understand and speak to/present Cianbro's programs
Complete marketing research, organize materials, and present data
Assist with additional projects, including the development and maintenance of corporate/company-wide documentation
Qualifications/ Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English, or related field or equivalent experience to include at least five years in a fast-paced environment
Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, in addition to Adobe Acrobat
Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to creatively adapt style to fit the market, project, and target audience
Knowledge/familiarity with construction terminology as it relates to contract delivery methods and proposal submittals, etc.
Must possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills with a personable, professional demeanor and a collaborative attitude
Ability to complete multiple priorities with a sense of urgency while maintaining accuracy and with the utmost confidentiality
Attention to detail, accuracy, spelling, and correct use of grammar in producing/reviewing high-quality products
Cianbro is an employee-owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, creed, gender, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.

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Job Posting: 831957

Posted On: Oct 11, 2022

Updated On: Jan 09, 2023

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