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  • Job reference: RMS0097527

Proposal Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/09/2011
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The Company:
Large international global market leader in full service natural gas compression and a premier provider of sales, operations, maintenance, fabrication, service and equipment for oil and gas production, processing and treating applications.

The Role:
Position Summary:

Plans and coordinates the preparation, review, and management approval of cost budgets and proposal documentation for the Integrated Projects (IP) group. For new project opportunities, this position will coordinate closely with Company’s Product Line groups, Functional Owners, Account Managers, IP Project Managers, Project Controls, Engineers and external Clients to define the scope of work, schedule and cost budget to support the proposal development effort. In addition, this individual will guide the opportunity through the IP Project Development Process to ensure that the necessary strategy sessions, peer reviews and senior management approvals are achieved in the timeframe needed to support deadlines.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The Proposal Manager is responsible for the following:
Work closely with the IP Project Management and Engineering teams to coordinate the creation of IP proposal documents including technical scope of work descriptions, preliminary drawing packages, project schedules, cost estimates, PAF review documentation, risk identification and mitigation plans, and other documents as required to ensure compliance with Company policy and procedures and to meet Client’s requirements
Develop and communicate detailed proposal creation plans and schedules, as directed by management
Ensure the efficient flow of the proposal documentation in accordance with the IP Project Development Process
Form and maintain close, professional working relationships with key members of the Company Project Line teams, Account Managers, Business Unit Managers, Commercial Functional Owners, IP Project Managers, Project Controls, Project Engineers and our external Clients
Coordinate and participate in internal strategy, peer review and project approval meetings as required by the IP Project Development Process. Record and publish meeting minutes and action items
Participate in external meetings with Clients as necessary to support proposal development and negotiation activities. Record and publish meeting minutes and action items
Create, review, maintain and revise as required, proposal templates and procedural documents in the IP database to ensure accurate and efficient distribution and recordkeeping
Identify, record, communicate and incorporate lessons learned in accordance with the IP Project Development Process
Drive consistency, efficiency and identification of best practices in the development of IP proposals

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required Skills or Tools:
Must have working knowledge of installation and construction works for natural gas compression and processing and treating plants
Must demonstrate excellent writing skills and be able to effectively and professionally communicate complex technical and commercial concepts
Ability to pay intense attention to technical and commercial detail
Ability to work efficiently and accurately under strict deadlines
Must be able to effectively collaborate in a team environment and posses excellent communication skills to impart and receive instructions, share knowledge, provide and receive feedback and constructive criticism
Ability to understand and analyze complex projects and cultivate creative solutions
Posses proficiency in the utilization of Microsoft Office suite of software products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
In addition to specific goals and objectives agreed between employee and supervisor on a regular basis, all Co
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