Arcadis is seeking Pursuit/Proposal Specialist in our Houston or Dallas, TX office to join the strong and dynamic Winning Pursuit Team. The Pursuit/Proposal Specialist will support ongoing sales, pursuit and proposal activities, as well as support the development and implementation of client and pursuit plans and strategy for the Infrastructure Business Line in our key geographic areas and markets, with a primary focus on Texas. As a key part of the Winning Pursuit Team, this Pursuit/Proposal Specialist works with client teams in Texas and other key markets to drive and coordinate capture planning, strategy, and proposal activities.The Pursuit/Proposal Specialist works with client teams to develop capture strategies, interfacing with clients and Arcadis teams, assisting with research efforts, participating on pursuit teams and leading proposals in response to RFPs. They are partnered with Pursuit Leaders and regional leadership responsible for client planning, opportunity tracking, capture planning/strategy development and implementation, and pursuit win strategy development for targeted client opportunities. They are in regular communication with pursuit teams to manage client team follow-through and implementation of action plans developed in the capture planning/strategy development to ensure the team is focused and engaged in all feasible opportunities that will increase win probability for specific client opportunities in advance of the RFP. It is imperative that the Pursuit/Proposal Specialist quickly develops a comprehensive understanding and knowledge associated with target markets and clients, (i.e., projects, competitors and opportunities). The Pursuit/Proposal Specialist must take a leadership role to guide pursuit teams through the positioning, proposal management and interview stages, bringing an understanding of the Architecture/Engineering/Consulting (A/E/C) industry to play a key role on capture teams to support pursuit strategies, from the client planning stage up to contract award. This is a dynamic position that requires strategic thinking, flexibility, planned and proactive approaches, and the ability to shift priorities frequently while maintaining attention to detail and achieving high quality standards. Pursuit/Proposal Specialist must be able to prioritize, multi-task, function effectively under multiple deadlines and time constraints, schedule workload and manage time efficiently in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment while demonstrating an energetic “can do” attitude. Job Responsibilities/Activities:Pursuit and capture planning / strategy development and implementation:
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Special Considerations/Requirements:The successful candidate will be a high-energy and resourceful self-starter who demonstrates leadership skills and instincts. They should have an outgoing, confident personality with the professional demeanor necessary to interact with clients, internal stakeholders, pursuit teams, teaming partners and others. Specifically, the successful candidate will offer:
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