Transdev Proposal Writer in Lombard, Illinois


The Proposal Writer works with the Business Development team on Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) proposal contracts. The successful Proposal Writer is a creative communicator able to develop influential methods to enhance and articulate our sales message. This position will work on multiple projects simultaneously in a strict deadline environment.


  • Review Request for Proposals (RFPs) to become familiar with project and required response criteria for proposal.

  • Work closely with BD project team, particularly Business Development Vice President and Operations staff (as necessary) to identify and develop technical proposal content themes and strategies.

  • Challenge action items and proposal elements to ensure compliance with project strategies.

  • Attend tender gate meetings and occasional on-site visits

  • Write customized content to support technical proposal content themes and strategies.

  • Customize boiler plate content to meet proposal requirements.

  • Utilize proposal repository software to insert proposal content in Microsoft Word template.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • Degree or equivalent experience.

  • High school diploma, or GED required.

Experience :

  • Experience with writing, proofing and editing required.

  • Experience working in a fast paced, multi project environment with short deadlines.

  • Experience with NEMT proposals.

  • Experience with business development and proposal work preferred.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Expert level proficiency w/ Word, Excel, and Power Point required.

  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize conflicting deadlines.

Skills and Knowledge Preferred:

  • Transportation industry experience.

  • Healthcare industry

  • Proficiency with PMAPS, Photo Shop and Visio is a plus.

Travel requirement:

  • Less than 10% travel.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a drug test and a criminal background check.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2018-7940

Position Category Business Development/Sales

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 902

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)