Proposal Support Specialist- Rolling Stock

Job Description

Our proposals play a strong role in crafting the image and reputation of the company as they reflect our organization's vision and goals. This position provides a full range of proposal preparation and production support to proposal director in the Mobility Rolling Stock business unit and is responsible for handling the administrative aspects of proposal development, which includes writing, editing and coordinating proposal inputs to meet customer’s request for proposal requirements. This position will support multiple proposal efforts and is essential to business development activities.

Principal duties and responsibilities:
  • Participate in all phases of proposal preparation process and participate in internal proposal reviews.
  • Review proposal guidelines to identify content and formatting requirements.
  • Prepare proposal material from rough draft into final proposal format.
  • Provide professional writing support, proofreading, editing and restructuring and formatting proposal content as the need arises to ensure accuracy, consistency and appropriateness of content, or as defined by the proposal director.
  • Coordinate and work optimally with multiple parties internally/externally and support paper and electronic production and packaging of proposal documents and other administrative duties as assigned.
  • Adapt to changing demands, be able to meet multiple deadlines and handle meaningful time pressures.


  • A BA/BS, or equivalent work experience, and five (5) plus years experience in preparing transit proposals, or similar proposal development is strongly preferred. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and PowerPoint. Basic knowledge of Excel, Project, and Visio required; intermediate knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of computer graphics strongly preferred, including editing, sizing, and importing graphics into Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong command of English language; ability to compose, edit, and proofread a variety of documents.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, provide a high-level of attention to detail, and balance multiple deadlines and work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time. Some overtime maybe required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a deadline-oriented environment while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality in all business matters.
  • Experience preparing transit proposals preferred.

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS: This position reports to the Proposal Director and will have extensive interaction with internal departments and limited interaction with external customers.

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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