Hexagon

Technical Writer/Proposals

US-AL-Huntsville
Req# ID
2017-3627
Division
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure US
# of Openings
1
Category
Technical Writing
Travel %
10%
Relocation
No

Overview

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure provides mission-critical and business-critical solutions to governments and service providers. A global leader, proven innovator, and trusted partner, our software and industry expertise help improve the lives of millions of people through safer communities, better public services, and more reliable infrastructure. Visit hexagonsafetyinfrastructure.com.

 

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

 

Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workfl ows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information, automate business processes and improve productivity. They are used in a broad range of vital industries.

 

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 18,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.1bn USD. Learn more at hexagon.com.

Responsibilities

Produce professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates the organization’s value proposition. This is a networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to meet demanding deadlines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Produce professional, timely bids and proposals for revenue generating activity
  • Coordinate all aspects of the proposal development process from beginning to end, managing each response as an individual project with task assignments
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively at a senior level including providing regular status updates and needs/assignments
  • Leverage technology to enable visibility into the proposal process
  • Be flexible to adjust focus where deemed necessary working in an environment of deadlines and the potential for changing priorities
  • Ability to translate technical IT solutions into effective business proposals
  • Proactively work with a network of subject matter experts that are not direct reports of the position
  • Ability to re-write / edit proposal responses from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, technical presales, marketing, technical / product teams, finance, commercial, legal and delivery

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Marketing
  • Preferred Master’s degree in English or Communications with certificate in Technical Writing
  • Preferred APMP Foundation Certified or Practitioner Level
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in technical writing or proposal writing for IT software solutions
  • Superior technical writing skills, including ability to produce creative original documentation
  • Must possess effective time management skills, coordinating numerous simultaneous proposals and deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail including ability to manage a proposal document database and recall previously generated content for future proposals
  • Basic understanding of the financial component of business, including calculation of margin
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project & proficient in other aspects of Office

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