Proposal Manager

Pineville, Louisiana /
Beta Engineering – Estimating and Proposals /
Regular Full-Time
/ On-site
Come join our creative team at Beta Engineering! We understand that finding the right place to work isn't easy. At Beta, we believe in cultivating a team that wins together and takes on the most challenging projects in the high voltage industry. 

We provide power delivery solutions for a variety of customers, including those in the utility, industrial and renewable markets. We design and build high voltage projects to our customers' specifications. Our work includes substations, transmission lines and more. We help our customers achieve their goals of creating a reliable, sustainable power grid by reducing risks and identifying innovative solutions for their problems.

Our Purpose: We pursue that which challenges us, growing our community to provide critical, creative solutions that achieve extraordinary results.

Beta Engineering is looking for a Proposal Manager to join our team in Pineville, Louisiana.. The Proposal Manager is responsible for the commercial and technical management of the proposals to our customers.  The Proposal Manager will work with the proposal team to ensure that the proposal is developed within the Customer’s Request for Proposal (RFP) guidelines and specifications received and be consistent with our company’s strategy, commitments, and goals; as well as those of the Customer.  The Proposal Manager oversees all aspects of proposals including proposal budget, commercial and technical offer, schedule, customer, and subcontractor relations, and maintaining execution/sales team communications and relationships.
Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Business Insight, Drives Results, Collaborates, Communicates Effectively, Courage, Instills Trust, Manages Ambiguity
Understanding the value of the customer, Contributes to the overall team success, Continuous and applied learning, Strategic development, Pride
Provides mentoring for team members, focusing on growth, development, and knowledge transfer
Responsible for all proposal activities
Facilitates and communicates the definition of proposal scope, goals, and deliverables.
Defines proposal objectives and plans their completion; then as needed implements proposal changes and interventions to achieve proposal outputs.
Identifies and engages team’s resources needed to effectively submit a compliant and competitive proposal
Identifies and engages sales representative network, outside engineering, consultants, or subcontractors to understand specifics to the Customer’s RFP
Supports subcontractor RFQs to clearly define scope and responsibility
Owns all aspects of the proposal master spreadsheet for costs associated with Beta’s commercial offer, alternates, and options
Ensures the RFP and proposal are technically and commercially complete
Coordinates with Crest legal team for reviewing T&Cs and resolves all business decisions with the assistance of the Director and/or the VP of Proposals
Develops offer clarifications and deviations to limit our risk during project execution
Performs close out of proposals and submission of proposal in compliance with our Customer’s RFP
Constantly monitors and reports on progress of the proposal
Accountability for internal and external teams to keep proposal, and related activities, on schedule
Develops and manages the proposal schedule and maintains overall proposals scope of work
Manages multiple proposals across a variety of customers
Develops follow up responses and/or proposal revisions based on Customer feedback
Identifies and develops relationships with subcontractors that align with Beta Principles for competitively bidding projects
Reviews and approves all engineering and proposal drawings for submission to our customer
Reviews and makes recommendations to Director of Proposals for workflow and other estimating improvements
Must be able to work with confidential information and ensure the security of this information
Hosts, attends, and participates in proposal meetings, pre-bid meetings, and conferences calls
Schedules follow up calls and meetings with Customer after proposal submitted
Assigns tasks to Proposal Engineers, Estimators, Designers, and Proposal Administrators
The Proposal Manager is responsible for carrying out additional responsibilities that arises as requested by the Director of Proposals
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited vocational or academic institution in the field of Construction Management, Engineering or Technology; or a related field plus 3-5 years of high voltage substation,  transmission line design or renewable energy systems is required
Five years of successful high voltage substation or transmission line design experience may be considered in lieu of a formal degree
Project Management Certification (PMP/CAPM) is preferred
Strong familiarity with proposal management practices, methods and techniques is required
Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat is required
Knowledge of high voltage substations and transmission lines is required
Knowledge of scheduling software such as Microsoft Project, Primavera 6 or equivalent is required
Beta is owned and operated by Crest Industries, which manages Beta's job listings. Crest owns and operates companies that serve industries including power delivery, manufacturing, natural resources and specialty chemicals. Click here to learn about careers within the Crest Industries® family of companies.

Beta Engineering is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.
Beta Engineering is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request information regarding reasonable accommodation, contact your Human Resource Business Partner.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Part of the CREST INDUSTRIES family of companies.