Proposal Manager

  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Feb 15, 2019
Full time Business-Development Management Marketing

Job Description

Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait.  Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.



 Parsons is seeking an experienced Proposal Manager to manage and produce creative and compelling world-class proposals for large scale project awards ($100M+). The position requires the ability to meet deadlines, ascertain and develop critical win components, organize and coordinate complex responses, competently edit and tailor compelling proposal content, and manage proposal production for submittals. Outstanding ability to work with people at all levels, strong writing/editorial skills, energetic self-starter attitude, and organizational skills will be keys to the success of this position. 


Implements Parsons’ proposal processes. Educates proposal teams on the use of these processes on efforts.

Coordinates with capture or project managers to communicate and produce accurate capture, proposal and strategy intelligence to the proposal team.

Provides “hands-on” proposal process support and expertise during the entire proposal process (including production), and works with assigned authors and contributors to develop fully compliant and responsive proposal content.

Understands and communicates opportunity and solicitation-related business and technical requirements/information.

Effectively deals with people at all levels.

Works efficiently and professionally on a senior level capacity. Accomplishes tasks with significant enthusiasm and initiative.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism or related discipline.

Preferably with related Master’s degree.  

At least 10 years of proposal management experience for engineering/architecture and/or construction management firms.

Preferably with significant experience in UAE or Middle East.

Successful track record of producing winning proposals, preferably with multi-volume submittals.

Thorough understanding of proposal pricing strategy and contract terminology and negotiation.

Excellent writing and editorial skills, communication and organizational skills and self-starter attitude.

Adept in utilizing MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Must be able to work extensive hours to meet deadlines and travel, when required.