Proposal Manager

Location: Ft. Meade, MD
Date Posted: 10-24-2017
Proposal Manager

The proposal manager is primarily responsible for coordinating proposal activities of internal and external contributors and stakeholders involved in identification, preparation and submission of company proposals to the Federal Government.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Identifying potential opportunities for company services using available Government and commercial sources such as FedBizOpps, GovWin, FPDS, etc.
  • Interpreting technical and management proposal preparation requirements of Federal Government solicitations
  • Collaborating with Executives, Business Development personnel, Subject Matter Experts and the Recruitment team
  • Oversees proposal activities, including coordinating support personnel, managing proposal schedules and deadlines, developing proposal outlines and monitoring progress of company proposals:
    • Participates in the development and review of proposal strategies and themes, and manages the development of a Proposal Management Plan
    • Participates in pre-proposal actions including market research, bid/no bid analysis, data calls
    • Develops proposal plan/schedule, including kickoff presentation, data calls, assignments and schedule
    • Develops compliance matrices and draft outlines of proposals
    • Reviews and edits proposal content for consistency and accuracy, including compelling content, grammar, spelling and graphical layout
    • Contributes original proposal content where applicable.
    • Performs internal QA/Compliance reviews of all volumes
    • Leads Color Team reviews
    • Ensures timely and compliant proposal submission.

Minimum Qualifications:      
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited college or university
  • 2 years of experience managing proposals for federal/DoD/IC government agencies
  • Experience researching and gathering information from multiple sources
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines under shifting priorities
  • Working knowledge of Federal procurement regulations
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Must be organized and exhibit strong attention to detail and quality
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications: 
  • An active TS/SCI Full-Scope Polygraph clearance is desired

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