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Proposal Manager - Power Generation and Renewables


Lenexa, KS, US KansasCity, KS, US

Requisition ID: 119879 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a proposal manager (also referred to as proposal market lead) supporting Kiewit’s power generation and/or renewable markets across North America, you will oversee the pursuit process and proposal best practices. This person is responsible for maintaining direct relationships and regular communication with key internal stakeholders to understand upcoming and forecasted bid loads, business unit priorities, and market dynamics.
This position reports to the proposal strategy manager within Kiewit’s energy sector and will coordinate with Kiewit’s local district operations leaders, engineers and estimators.


This role would be located in Lenexa, KS.


•    Receive all RFP, pre-and post-bid support requests; assess support requests and submit key details to resource manager. 
•    Attend kick-off and review meetings for market-specific proposals/support requests, review strategic and/or critical proposal content, and provide constructive, efficient and productive feedback to other proposals staff. 
•    Oversee, review and edit market specific RFI, RFQ and RFP responses to ensure alignment with client requirements, execution strategy, proper use of AP writing style and grammar, and to enhance strategic messaging.
•    Attend relevant sales meetings. 
•    Support proposal lead’s understanding of project scope, win strategy and pursuit team. 
•    When requested, lead strategic proposals including preparation work such as building the compliance matrix, content development with section champions, facilitating review meetings and final production. 
•    Facilitate strategy and storyboarding sessions.
•    Brainstorm with graphic designers both technical and informational graphics with visual persuasion 
•    Travel as needed: 10% per year



•    At least 8 years of proposal management experience in A/E/C (or related) industry with an emphasis on power generation and/or renewable projects, to include engineering, procurement and construction.
•    Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications, Journalism, or English, although any related field to the A/E/C industry will be considered (i.e., construction management). 
•    Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
•    Experience with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. 
•    Excellent understanding of construction and engineering-focused/technical writing skills.
•    Skilled at collaborating with and interviewing executives, engineers, construction managers, legal, designers, and others to secure information for various writing assignments.
•    Exceptional attention to detail, organization and active listening skills.
•    Strong emotional intelligence.
•    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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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