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AECOM Senior Proposal Manager in Germantown, Maryland

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM Construction Federal Services has an immediate remote opportunity for a Senior Proposal Manager with experience in Federal Construction Markets, to support our ongoing proposals for upcoming Federal Construction Projects. This position can be based anywhere in the United States.


  • Analyzes, reviews, and fully understands stated requirements of Government RFP language and is required to manage through the entire proposal lifecycle considering compliance with standard solicitation requirements. This includes AECOM corporate style/branding guidelines, procedures, and customer instructions/mandatory solicitation requirements.

  • Create and maintain the proposal portal site for assigned proposals.

  • Assembly of questions for submission to the Government.

  • Establish the proposal schedule.

  • Create a compliant outline addressing all sections of the RFP.

  • Develop the compliance matrix.

  • Facilitate the proposal kickoff meeting.

  • Coordinate writing assignments within the Proposal Team.

  • Allocate requirements to the Proposal Team.

  • Manage the storyboard process.

  • Coordinate graphics, formatting, editing, final production, and delivery requirements.

  • Prepare review packages and provide necessary guidance.

  • Ensure the proposal remains compliant with the RFP.

  • Make certain the proposal is produced and delivered on time.

  • Train the Proposal Team where necessary.

  • Manage and coordinate all data calls.

  • Facilitates proposal color team reviews, Q&A, solutions, theme, and other working group sessions.

  • Leads daily tag-up meetings and determines “get well” strategies after proposal reviews.

  • Schedules pricing calendar and coordinates with pricing/contracts departments to build the pricing volume.

  • Sets color team review goals and objectives; trains color team reviewers to participate in reviews; de-conflicts color team reviewer feedback; determines disposition of color team reviewer comments; develops the color team recovery plan; and executes the color team recovery plan on-time to meet approved recovery plan.

  • Ability to contribute as a technical writer to any/all sections of a proposal.

  • Performs other duties assigned by the Vice President Business Development.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS related curriculum + 6 years of experience in DOD/Federal Government proposal management, preferably with (2) or more years of experience as a technical writer or a demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience with Full and Open, Unrestricted MACC and MATOC

  • Due to the nature of this position, the ability to obtain DOD Top Secret or DOD Secret is required.

  • Due to the nature of this position, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Track record of managing and winning large, complex proposals.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Microsoft SharePoint, Adobe Professional, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and In Design).

  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with senior leaders, capture managers, and proposal support teams.

  • Ability to mentor proposal managers and proposal specialists.

  • Proactive individual with strong attention to accuracy and detail.

  • Effective interpersonal, supervisory, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Able to follow directions and verbal orders with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Organized and a problem solver.

  • Must display leadership skills.

  • Flexibility to travel as required.

  • Proposal Management training and/or APMP Certification desirable.

Additional Information

  • Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required.

  • Relocation and/or per diem is not offered for this position.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076329

Business Line: Construction Management

Business Group: CS

Strategic Business Unit: CM

Career Area: Business Development