INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc. is looking for a Proposal Manager to join our team. INIT’s corporate North American headquarters is in Chesapeake, Virginia. We have become a world leader for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) solutions in public transportation and everything we do is based on our credo to be the most innovative, reliable, and sustainable supplier of ITS solutions.

The Proposal Manager works closely with a team of subject matter experts to create winning proposals. A significant portion of the job is calculating costs and pricing for complex IT projects.


  • Calculate costs and pricing.
  • Manage the proposal process from kick-off to submission.
  • Provide detailed guidance to proposal contributors, subject matter experts, and subcontractors.
  • Moderate meetings with subject matter experts and management.
  • Contribute by writing proposal documents as needed.
  • Manage Review Process and ensure high quality.
  • Continuously help improve the proposal process and standardize materials.

Skills Required:

  • Detail-oriented.
  • Organized.
  • Excellent math and Excel skills.
  • Collaborate effectively with proposal contributors.
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Technical background and desire to learn new technologies.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.


  • Bachelors’ degree in a technical or business discipline.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products—particularly Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of the public transit industry is ideal.

Work Location:  This position is based out of our North American headquarters (Hybrid) in Chesapeake, Virginia.


INIT offers challenging tasks and responsibilities in a successful team with a pleasant working atmosphere and the opportunity for personal and professional growth. We offer a generous vacation package and sick leave, community service day, holidays, medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401K and employer matching.

To learn more, please visit our website at initusa.com.