Proposal Manager Nexant
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Location:Chandler, AZ
Business Unit:Energy Software and Information Systems
Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions-pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and alternative energy technologies and services. Our exclusive focus on energy, combined with our well-respected and experienced professionals, proven technology, and proprietary industry information, has earned us distinctive brand recognition and a reputation as a top energy solutions company.
Nexant offers a comprehensive suite of best-in-class energy enterprise software designed to transform utility business processes and implement smart grid and energy conservation initiatives. Over the last decade, it has been developing and commercializing technology solutions?such as TrakSmartR, GridSmartR, HEDGER, COMETR, and RevenueManagerTM?enabling utilities, power producers, and retailers to operate and deploy new technologies and applications in the emerging grid.
Nexant is an independent company formed on January 1, 2000 by a core group of energy consulting and advanced energy technology units of Bechtel Group, Inc. Since that date, we have added expertise through the strategic acquisition of eight energy technology companies and organically hiring only the best in our field. Our seasoned professionals have completed over 3,000 assignments in more than 100 countries. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Foster City, CA, with 32 corporate, representative, and project offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. We have been profitable since day one with significant growth rates.
Our detailed understanding of the physical behavior and constraints of the power system is embedded in our grid and market operations software. We offer an integrated line of software solutions that addresses all facets of energy markets, from centralized wholesale markets to independent energy retailers and aggregators. Growing trends such as dynamic pricing and demand side management are emphasized. Our domain dominance within the energy value chain and integrated expertise in the market with proprietary technologies makes us a clear leader in our space.
We also provide advisory services for developing and commercializing advanced clean energy technologies as well as supplying technical, operational, and strategic consulting to oil, gas, and chemical majors, energy resource companies, technology owners, governments, and investors. In addition, Nexant is a national leader in the innovative design, implementation, and evaluation of many of the largest commercial, industrial, and residential energy efficiency incentive and demand side management programs in the United States.
Our current investors include TeleSoft Partners, Oak Investment Partners, The Beacon Group, Intel Capital, Nth Power, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, Frog and Peach, and Symphony Technology Group, as well as Nexant management and staff. We recently secured another round of funding of $50 million that will help us achieve the rapid growth potential of our Software division.
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About the Job
The Proposal Manager will develop and manage the Grid Management business unit?s proposal development process. The selected individual will lead, coordinate and oversee proposal development teams in multiple geographic locations throughout the U.S. and organize and support writing, editing and production efforts in response to requests for proposals, sole source engagement, requests for qualifications and oral presentations. The Proposal Manager will also be responsible for documenting activity in Nexant?s Client Relationship Management (CRM) system to track proposal and business opportunities. This is a contract opportunity.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide turn-key management and production of company business unit proposal development.
Manage development process of RFP, RFQ, RFI and Sole Source engagements: managing information flow, coordination of marketing plans/designs, and delivery of final products to clients.
Work with functional organizations (engineering, business support, marketing, etc.) to create templates for standardized offerings and boilerplate content for use in future proposals.
Prepare proposal development schedules, identify needed personnel, and delegate responsibilities as appropriate to deliver high-quality proposals on deadline.
Work with multi-disciplinary teams to identify and reinforce strategic direction and sales themes in proposals and qualifications materials.
Develop and execute a post-proposal debrief process to incorporate ?lessons learned? in future pursuits.
Update CRM system to standardize and reinforce processes.
Work with management and marketing teams as technical writing expert to create a variety of collateral and sales tools including data sheets, proposal layouts, etc.
Assist with development and maintenance of firm?s marketing materials, including project sheets, resumes, firm overviews and other business development materials.
Assist with editing and proofreading text and graphics.
Bachelor?s degree required (BA or BS) in Marketing, Business, Communications, Journalism or related field.
Minimum of six years experience developing and managing proposals and marketing strategies required.
Background in marketing and communications for technical-based, engineering companies and/or knowledge of Power Systems a plus.
Minimum 5 years technical writing experience preferred.
Experience with developing Federal Government proposals a plus.
The qualified candidate will also demonstrate the following:
Extensive experience in all aspects of developing, planning, and maintaining marketing strategies in response to RFP/RFIs.
Superior time management and organizational capabilities, including the ability to accurately benchmark project length, deliver on deadlines, and manage a high-volume workload.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; works well with other functional groups, and can communicate effectively with all levels of the company and external business partners
Strong consensus building skills; must be a self-starter, highly organized and creative. Polished presentation and interpersonal skills.
Advanced to expert knowledge of and expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Salary and Benefits (U.S.)
Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.
Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workforce diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
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