Proposal Director - Heavy Civil Transportation

Mackenzie Stuart Ltd
San Francisco
$160k - $175k pa + Bonus
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Role: Proposal Director - Heavy Civil Transportation
Location: San Francisco, USA
Salary: $160,000 - $175,000 + Bonus

The Client:
Mackenzie Stuart is working exclusively with a Top 10 Heavy Civil Contractor who are looking to recruit a Proposal Director to grow their large transportation projects division across the Southern and Western USA. The firm has a $multibillion turnover and is highly regarded as one of the market leaders within the heavy civil sector and has an excellent reputation for large scale transportation projects across North America.

The Role:
* Due to the company looking at increasing its "win ratio" on large project pursuits in the heavy civil transportation sector they require the services of an experienced Proposal Director.
* This is a new role created by management to head up a proposals team across the South and Western USA.
* The role will be responsible for developing a "win strategy" for the Proposal group and preparing qualifications statements and proposals for +$500Million Public Private Partnerships (P3) and Design-Build transportation projects.
* A key focus of the role will be mentoring the current proposal group and developing the team to become self-sustainable. This will build upon the good work the group has performed over the last 24months and continue to win major heavy civil infrastructure projects across the group.

Key Requirements:
* Candidates should be educated to a minimum of BSc Engineering or Architecture Degree.
* +15 years industry experience in the construction industry with a track record in developing win strategies and proposals in the Transportation and Infrastructure heavy civil market with an understanding of large P3 & Design Build projects.
* Lead 3 proposal managers across Texas, California and Washington States with a view to expanding the team in the next 12months.
* Report into the Regional Director working closely with Transit Agencies, DOTs and Municipalities. pre-contract negotiations as required, liaising with Group Legal as necessary.
* Excellent communication, leaderships and mentoring skills required.
* Strong understanding of contractual and commercial principles and processes.

If you believe you are at this level and have the correct skills, please forward your CV on accordingly. Due to a large anticipated response, if you do not hear back from us within 14 days, please assume your application has not been successful.

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