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Proposal Manager

Mclean, va ยท Writing/Editing
Direct hire.  Not a temp job.  Full time salary with full benefits.  Location is Mclean, VA with possible remote work(1-2 days a week).  Seeking mid to senior level Proposal Manager with Federal Contractor experience.  8a experience a plus.  

Duties and Functional Responsibilities: 
  1. Manage proposal efforts from RFP release through proposal submission
  2. Identify scope of services, define outlines, coordinate with SMEs to gather and incorporate contents, and ensure completeness
  3. Take ownership of assigned solicitation responses and ensure successful completion on time
  4. Understand the needs of the customer and ask the right questions and suggest and articulate the right solution
  5. Experience in developing compliance matrices, outlines, storyboards, data calls, page allocation, themes, discriminators, etc.
  6. Capable of re-prioritizing efforts to meet competing workload and schedule resources and set deadlines
  7. Requires little to no direction or guidance to identify, structure and articulate a winning approach.
  8. Accomplished manager and writer of proposal volumes and sections
  9. Ensure bids are technically and functionally compliant
Job Requirements, Skills, and Certs:
  • Experienced in developing responses to solicitations in a similar organization servicing Federal Government customers
  • Requires little direction or guidance to identify, structure and manage a compliance-driven proposal for solicitation responses
  • Experienced in assessing technical, management, past performance, schedule, or other associated risks with solicitation response in the overall Bid and Proposal effort
  • Ability to ask intelligent questions as it pertains to solutions and customer requirements
  • A hands-on person capable of maintaining adherence to deadlines, works with the B&P team and drives accountability and success outcomes
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal with stress on articulating and writing effectively
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, delivering good, consistent quality work against tight deadlines
  • Understanding of the various types of contracts (e.g., Single versus Multi-Award, GWACs, IDIQ TO, CPFF. FFP, Incentive Fee, etc.).
  • Familiar and conversant in a broad range of topics related to Information Technology support services within Federal Government solicitation packages
  • Experience with medium to large proposal efforts as proposal manager
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