Sr. Proposal Manager

Requisition ID:  34644
Business Unit:  Training Systems Atlanta (3300)
Location: 

GA, United States, 30024

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Senior Proposal Manager will be responsible for leading cross functional teams to develop and submit proposals in response to internal sales requests and Government Requests for Proposals (RFPs).  Will help grow MTSI’s industry-leading simulation and training business worldwide.

MTSI is a global leader in Live Fire and Virtual training equipment. MTSI currently has ~400 employees in 6 countries--US, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and Holland--performing sales and service activities with a majority of the employees located in Suwanee, GA.  Most of the production and engineering is performed in Suwanee. 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, guidance and daily management of multi-functional proposal teams for preparation of professional looking compliant proposals/quotes within customer-defined timeframes
  • Translate concepts into effective proposal documents that effectively address how and why MTSI’s proposed solutions are the best fit for the customers’ needs
  • Help refine proposal win strategy and themes to ensure good alignment with customer’s requirements and proposal evaluation criteria
  • Plan proposal efforts and communicate proposal strategies and business objectives to the proposal team
  • Manage cross functional proposal teams and subcontractors for preparation of system concepts, cost estimates, pricing, and proposal write-ups consistent with associated win strategy and themes
  • Coach proposal team members in persuasive writing and proposal best practices
  • Plan and coordinate proposal reviews of proposal write-ups and pricing
  • Perform hands-on preparation of custom proposals and MTSI’s catalog quotations
  • Work with various departments to maintain MTSI’s library of write-ups and proposal templates for MTSI’s standard product offerings
  • Ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities to produce high quality proposals/quotes with attention to detail

Job Specifications

 Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering (electrical, mechanical or computer engineering) or related field that will allow successful performance of job expectations

Certifications: None required – Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), PMP and/or Shipley certifications desirable

Years' Experience: 7+ years of relevant experience

Skills:

  • Engineering experience - high tech developmental projects (simulation and training field desirable)
  • Management experience - diverse cross functional teams
  • Proposal-related experience - member of proposal teams providing cost and writing inputs
  • Proposal-related management experience – working knowledge of industry standard proposal management practices, e.g. APMP/Shipley, is preferred
  • Experience working on Government contracts
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel  (other applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator; Microsoft Visio, Project are a plus)
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) 

 

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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