Proposal Administrator - Cardiff-by-the-Sea - job 853555

General Atomics and Affiliated Companies

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California

Employment type: Full-time

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is a supplier of advanced electromagnetic systems, related power equipment and other high technology products for a variety of government and commercial applications. These include products such as the design and fabrication of linear motors, superconducting and conventional rotating motors, power inverters, high-energy capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, high-voltage direct current power distribution systems, and numerous other products.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Proposal Administrator to join our EMS Business Development and Strategic Planning group located in San Diego, CA. With general supervision, this position is responsible for the administration of operational aspects of ongoing projects.


  • Administers daily operational aspects of one or more ongoing projects; participates in project plan development.

  • Integrates and analyzes project plans to ensure milestones and delivery requirements are met; ensures that all the key parties are advised.

  • Participates in problem solving with proposal manager, project managers, and other GA personnel.

  • Develops appropriate electronic and hard copy reports and records.

  • May represent the organization with outside organizations.

  • Provides direction to support staff.

  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelors degree in Business Administration or a related discipline. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a basic understanding of project administration principles, theories, concepts and techniques.

  • Must have experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of non-routine problems; (2) good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) good interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals; and (4) good computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

  • US Citizenship is required.

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