Willis Towers Watson

Proposal Project Manager

Posted on Jul 15 Southfield, MI 17 views

The Role

he primary responsibility of this position is the development and management of proposals for the Health, Wealth and Career segment. The colleague will serve as the project manager and collaborate with consultants, subject-matter experts and others to ensure that top-quality proposals are prepared efficiently and on time. The colleague will also serve as the writer and editor responsible for assembling and developing proposal content and maintaining its quality. Secondary responsibilities include collecting and maintaining best-practice proposal information, assisting other team members as needed and serving as a general bid-management resource.

This is a full-time remote position. Some preference may be accorded to candidates located in or near Detroit, Chicago, Columbus, Minneapolis and Toronto.

Job Responsibilities:

The Proposal Project Manager will work with teams to develop and project-manage new business proposals and related materials. This includes the following tasks:

  • Follow established processes, including providing standard language, maintaining proposal schedules, performing a significant portion of the writing and editing, monitoring progress and overseeing the completion of all related tasks

  • Schedule and lead strategic proposal coordination and review discussions, working with senior consultants to determine roles, responsibilities and deadlines

  • Track down and verify accuracy of information through various company resources

  • Build and maintain situational awareness of proposal subject matter and developments within the businesses we support

  • Contribute to the team knowledgebase

  • Remain consistently aware of and use company and work group’s preferred styles, writing techniques and grammar principles

  • Maintain up-to-date records for proposal filing, tracking and reporting purposes

  • Provide support to other team members on other proposals and projects

  • Collaborate with design resources on graphic items, such as infographics, page layouts and covers

  • Work with and provide instructions to support staff for production and shipment of proposals

  • Help define and maintain best practices; seek and share reasonable process improvements

In addition, the Proposal Project Manager will be expected to write, edit and support other materials as needed and handle other duties as assigned.

Note: Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail; excellent organizational and project-management skills

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills; a genuine passion for the English language

  • Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining accuracy and quality

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines consistently

  • Ability to communicate effectively and cooperate with consultants, support staff and team members

  • “Can-do” attitude and flexibility; ability to respond quickly and creatively to changing requirements

  • Ability to work effectively amid ambiguity and competing demands

  • Ability to learn and adopt new technology as needed

  • Excellent command of Microsoft® Word; familiarity with Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Relevant work experience, particularly with writing or editing in a corporate environment as part of a team and/or transferable skills are desirable

Please apply with a resume, cover letter and writing samples.

WTW may be subject to employment-related COVID-19 vaccination mandates from time to time in certain jurisdictions that may require certifying and providing documentation of vaccination against COVID-19 to work in a WTW office.

EEO, including disability/vets

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