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Location: Morristown, NJ, New Jersey, United States 
Requisition ID: 51663 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Morristown, NJ.

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

Public Sector Gov't Contract Specialist

Mobility is the goal

Scope of responsibility
This position will serve as the subject matter expert for construction projects with Government entities.  Position will manage/oversee the entire project life cycle from lead identification to bid submission, site execution and completion. 

  • Lead collaboration efforts on appropriate tasks with other internal departments, including contracts, finance, legal, product, and pricing to ensure terms and conditions are appropriately assessed and tailored and proposals are delivered in compliance with all bid solicitation and public contract requirements.
  • Identify, develop, and track opportunities for Government Contracts.
  • Build, develop, and manage trusted relationships with key agency decision makers and executives.
  • Promote, and position the company to pursue, and win Government construction projects as they go to bid.



  • Handle all administrative aspects of proposal and document development, ensuring quality and integrity of all documentation, coordinating internal flow and review of all inputs, and directing production of the final master document.
  • Develop compliant proposal submissions including all required documents and information (Ex: outlines, matrices, product literature, MBE/WBE plans, staffing resumes, work schedules, etc.).
  • Monitor, manage and ensure compliance with instructions and deadlines.
  • Organize and facilitate proposal kickoffs, meetings, review sessions, internal approvals, etc.
  • Work closely with all internal stakeholders (commercial, R&D, risk management, finance, legal, supply chain, technical, etc.) to ensure timely input and support is provided as needed.   
  • Work to identify leads and support the sales effort that best positions Schindler for success. 
  • Successful candidate must be willing and capable to quickly become familiar with all of Schindler’s product offerings to drive review efforts as necessary. 

Mobility needs you


BS/MS degree  


5+ years of experience working with Government construction projects as a contractor/subcontractor.

Intimate knowledge/experience of public contracting laws and requirements is a must.

Experience working in cross functional roles across direct/indirect reports.


Ability to expand market penetration in the government services (GSA) market sector by identifying new clients and opportunities; maintaining strong business relationships with current clients and consistently capitalizing on opportunities for repeat business while fostering customer loyalty.

Demonstrated proficiency to manage multiple tasks, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.

Demonstrate ability to develop and maintain strong customer relationships.

Strong written and verbal communication.

Managing internal processes.

Strong business acumen.

Computer skills - Microsoft Office, MS-Project and SAP.

Prior experience working for a public agency in a Contract Officer role is a plus.


Special Requirements

Travel <10% - mostly domestic


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Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability or protected veteran status.

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