Kapsch TrafficCom develops smart solutions to make mobility safer, more sustainable and efficient for everybody. We design, build and operate traffic management systems including connected vehicles technology and mobility demand management as well as tolling services for cities, roads, tunnels and bridges around the world. We develop data and video analytics platforms, building on state-of-the-art technologies including AI, machine learning, big data and cloud services to enable the digitalization of mobility.
The Senior Technical Proposal Writer will work collaboratively with a team of professionals to create award winning documentation in response to public-sector proposals. The Proposal Writer will conduct research, interview subject matter experts, draft, edit, and format proposal documentation. Since proposal writing is a time sensitive creative endeavor the successful candidate must exhibit the skills necessary to work with and manage others in writing on large-scale schedule-driven creative processes. The position requires extensive cooperative writing and extensive interviewing skills. Must be methodical in approaching problems.
Prepare, research, and write compliant, persuasive proposal text in the areas of qualifications, experience, staffing, technical responses, and resumes.
Support proposal writing efforts on up to three proposals at once, working in conjunction with both operations and bid center writers.
Interview subject matter experts and draft proposal material for their review
Participate in and provide input during proposal development, i.e. theme and strategy development.
Support development of responses to Requests for Information or Requests for Qualifications
Participate in kickoff, solution, status meetings, and color reviews where appropriate
Develop operational, administrative, and technical knowledge
Assist in writing/editing/compliance functions as required
Assist production in proofreading and editing functions, and on book checks
Take on increasingly difficult technology and operational sections
Collaborate on the executive summary or other sections, as requested
Develop, maintain, and organize baseline content for author reuse
Support review of FOIA materials for competitive analysis and continuous improvement
Participate in the preparation of oral presentations
Other duties as assigned
What’s in it for you?
Solving complex problems that improve daily the lives of people around the world
Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies in a high-growth industry
Career growth and development opportunities
Casual work environment with flexible work hours
Excellent benefits including a no-cost medical insurance option for employee and eligible dependents
What we are looking for:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in English, journalism, communications, public relations, or related discipline
Experience working in a proposal center setting
Experience writing government proposals for technical projects
Well-documented oral and written communication skills
High-level expertise in MS Word and PowerPoint
Willingness to work extended hours and travel, as needed
Our top Candidates will have:
Proficient with Excel, SharePoint, and Confluence
Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex. Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace. Kapsch is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to advise of the nature of your request along with your contact information.
Unsolicited Third-Party Candidates: Please note that Kapsch TrafficCom does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from third-party recruiters that are not engaged and under written contract with Kapsch TrafficCom. Any employment agency, individual or entity that submits an unsolicited resume/candidate acknowledges and understands that Kapsch TrafficCom has the right to hire any applicant at its own discretion without any fee owed or due to the submitting third-party employment agency, individual or entity. For more information, please contact email@example.com