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Title: Proposal Manager
Company: INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc.
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 144418
INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc. is looking for a Proposal Manager to join our team. We are an established industry-leading provider of advanced IT management systems for public transit. We have been ranked as the #1 small company in Inside Business’ list of Best Places to Work for 4 years running and are now members of their “hall of fame”.

The Proposal Manager works closely with a team of subject matter experts to create winning proposals. A significant portion of the job is calculating costs and pricing for complex IT projects.

  • Calculate costs and pricing

  • Manage the proposal process from kick-off to submission

  • Provide detailed guidance to proposal contributors, subject matter experts, and subcontractors

  • Moderate meetings with subject matter experts and management.

  • Contribute by writing proposal documents as needed

  • Manage Review Process and ensure high quality

  • Continuously help improve the proposal process and standardize materials

Skills Required:
  • Detail-oriented

  • Organized

  • Excellent math and Excel skills

  • Collaborate effectively with proposal contributors

  • Ability to manage time, prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Technical background and desire to learn new technologies

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline

  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products—particularly Excel and Word

  • Knowledge of the public transit industry is ideal

INIT offers challenging tasks and responsibilities in a successful team with a pleasant working atmosphere and the opportunity for personal and professional growth. We offer a generous vacation package, 401K, medical, dental, disability and life insurance.

To learn more, please visit our website at

INIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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