Government Proposal Support Specialist

Granite Telecommunications

Job Description
Granite Background & HistoryGranite is one of the premier communications services provider to businesses across the United States and Canada. We provide exceptional customized service with an emphasis on reliability and outstanding customer support and our customers include over 85 of the Fortune 100. Granite has over $1.65 billion in revenue with more than 2,200 employees and is headquartered in Quincy, MA just off I-93 and directly next to the North Quincy T Station on the Red Line. Our mission is to be the leading telecommunications company wherever we offer services as well as provide an environment where the value of each individual is recognized and where each person has the opportunity to further their growth and achieve success.Granite has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal as one of the "Healthiest Companies" in Massachusetts. Our Quincy office has an onsite dining facility and a fully equipped state of the art gym that offers daily Cross Fit, Mixed Martial Arts, and Yoga classes available to employees at zero cost.Granite's philanthropy is unparalleled with over $200 million in donations to organizations such as Dana Farber Cancer Institute, The ALS Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association to name a few.We have been rated a "Fastest Growing Companies" by Inc. Magazine past ten consecutive years in a row (2007-2016). If you are a highly motivated individual who wants to grow your career with a fast paced and progressive company, Granite has countless opportunities for you.EOE/M/F/Vets/DisabledGeneral Summary of Position:The Granite Government Team is a dynamic group engaged in a wide variety of projects at many levels of the organization. The Government Proposal Support Specialist position is an integral part of that environment where practicality, communication and collegiality are necessary components.The Proposal Support Specialist will assist in the pricing and preparation of government proposals at the federal, state, and local level.Duties will include supporting the government pricing and proposals group during bid/proposal efforts, preparing required proposal deliverables, and various financial and administrative support tasks.The position requires a team player with good analytical skills in addition to good written and verbal communication skills.Duties and Responsibilities:Prepare support to contracts, pricing, and engineering as needed to support unique proposal requirements.Extract all locations, pricing requirements, and network mapping requirements from Complex RFPs, work closely with the RFP team to finalize and upload price tables and proposal documents to Government proposal portals.Facilitate and provide support to internal management including sales, finance, and program management.Create and keep current databases supporting RFP/proposal efforts.Assist in identification, development and implementation of new contract/subcontract policies, procedures and processes.Analyze data for proposal losses, identify trends and provide reports to the team to assist with bid strategy.Provide administrative support as necessary, including drafting correspondence, online research, and proposal price history by service and region for the Government group.Lead proposal pricing efforts on small government RFPs.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or higher, preferably in business, finance, or related field.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Ability to work independently, multitask and coordinate activities across a range of functional areas.Must be able to thrive in a high pressure, fast paced work environment with strict deadlines.Strong analytical and verbal communication skills.Commitment to continued professional development.Must have the ability to obtain a security clearance.Ability to identify problems or inefficiencies and independently offer/implement practical solutions.Proficient in all MS Office Applications, advanced Excel knowledge a must.Preferred Qualifications:Prior experience in the telecommunications industry.Prior experience in a business support role.Basic knowledge of government contracting concepts, including Federal Acquisition Regulations.