Proposal Specialist

at GBA in Lenexa, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Proposal and Marketing Coordinator (GBA Builders)   GBA Builders is dedicated to building the critical environments common in the pharmaceutical, biotech, mission critical and other regulated industries. We provide pre-construction consulting, general contracting, design-build and construction management at risk services. GBA Builders is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas with field offices throughout the United States. We are currently looking for a highly organized individual who has a strong attention to detail to support the team with proposal and marketing efforts.  This position will be responsible for technical proposal writing, estimating department support, project turnover from estimating to project management upon award of project, and marketing/social media support.  This role will play a vital role in project development and marketing support to a team of project managers. Responsibilities:
  • Work alongside the estimating and proposal team to build a preliminary technical approach, identify win themes, address challenges, determine the estimated level of effort, create a pricing strategy, and draft a Work Breakdown Schedule
  • Source, organize and coordinate RFP milestones and deadlines
  • Coordinate subcontractor review, prequalification and evaluation
  • Support project transition from estimating to project management, to include Department of Revenue set-up by state and permitting requirements
  • Maintain past performance project information for all market sectors
  • Review RFPs to evaluate alignment with company business strategies, providing go/no-go recommendations based on current criteria
  • Coordinate proposal development and manage the end-to-end proposal process including the production and distribution of documentation
  • Write and prepare compelling responses to RFPs in coordination with the proposal team by interviewing subject matter experts and conducting research to produce accurate and comprehensive proposal responses
  • Initiate and lead proposal meetings, including kickoffs, status updates, and reviews
  • Support and/or drive continuous improvement efforts including process improvement, development, and customization of material by market and/or delivery method, etc.
  • Provide social media and website marketing support to build upon the GBA Builders Brand
  • Coordinate internal events to sustain group culture
  • Obtain and coordinate photos of completed job sites for use in various marketing related efforts.
  • At least 3 years of proposal management or coordination experience, preferably in the A/E/C industry with an emphasis on qualifications-based collaborative delivery projects
  • Experience with managing and coordinating construction project; Federal Government proposal experience is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat or Bluebeam.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Excellent understanding of construction and engineering-focused/technical writing skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization and active listening skills.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well with professionals from various backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects to consistently meet high standards and be attentive to quality.
  • Driven for results and deadlines.
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Job Posting: 11501634

Posted On: May 18, 2021

Updated On: Aug 23, 2021